Jesus Christ only – no if’s, not but’s (3)

Bible Readings 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 Colossians 2:13-23 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, Today is the third sermon on the topic Jesus Christ only, no if’s, no but’s.  In our first sermon, we drew the conclusions from Paul’s theology about the Person of Christ in Colossians 1:15-23, God’s mystery kept order wraps for … Continue reading Jesus Christ only – no if’s, not but’s (3)

Jesus Christ only – no if’s no buts’ (2)

Bible readings Romans 6:1-11 Colossians 2:8-15 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Some 24 years ago we migrated from South Africa. Heila and I had to meet the requirements of the Government at the time. All along, our children, then under the age of sixteen, had nothing to do to meet any regulation. We can … Continue reading Jesus Christ only – no if’s no buts’ (2)

Jesus Christ only, no if’s or but’s (1)

Bible Readings Ephesians 3:14-21 Colossians 2:6-15 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Our series from Colossians goes under the heading “United with  Christ.”  In the very first chapter we found terms like fulness, wisdom, understanding, every way, all power, all things, everything, glorious riches, all wisdom, perfect in Christ, all energy, full riches, complete understanding, … Continue reading Jesus Christ only, no if’s or but’s (1)

The Gospel we defend is our only defence

Bible Readings Ephesians 1:15-23 Colossians 1:24-2:5 Introduction When I grew up in South Africa we had a sort of war-game.  We called it kleilat. I’ll explain.   We would go down to the creek and dig up some black clay.  We would also cut some green flexible sticks from a willow tree. The hard ones … Continue reading The Gospel we defend is our only defence

The Christ of the Gospel

Bible Readings Psalm 2 Colossians 1:12-23 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,  When we began our series from the letter to the Colossians, we first looked at the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  We moved on to the next, Growing in the knowledge of the Gospel.  I preach the Word of God to … Continue reading The Christ of the Gospel