This morning we begin our fall series by looking at Paul’s letter to the church in Colossae. Not much is known of this city during Paul’s time…Whatever the situation, it’s clear the apostle Paul wrote this letter out of care and concern for this newly founded church. And his emphatic answer to the false teachings was the supremacy of Christ over all things and the sufficiency of Christ in all things.
We’re continuing our Eastertide series, focusing on “Stories of the Kingdom” and getting a feel for how this mysterious kingdom of God that Jesus spoke of in his parables, takes shape in the book of Acts Notes
The Psalms of Ascent are Songs sung on the road trip to Jerusalem. The blessings that Godhad given to the children of Israel would have been on the forefront of the traveller going toJerusalem to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles or Passover. Notes
As Mark noted a few weeks ago, we’re using this time between Easter Sunday and AscensionSunday to examine the “Stories of the Kingdom” found in the book of Acts. In doing so, we’reconsidering how many of these stories reflect ideas spoken of by Jesus in His kingdom parables. Notes
As many of you know, Mark and I spent the time between Easter Sunday and Ascension Sunday looking at kingdom stories from the book of Acts, and in particular at how the gospel triumphed through the faithful witness of the early church. So today’s sermon is sort of like an origin story. Notes
As Mark shared two weeks ago, we’re using these summer months to look at the Psalms of Ascent—the psalms that were sung by the people of God as they pilgrimed from their homes to Jerusalem for the annual feasts. These were psalms that provided hope and encouragement to those who traveled, and it is our…