God Has No Favorites
November 23rd, 2014

Colossians 3:22-25 Slaves (employees) obey your earthly masters (bosses) in everything you do. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. For God has no favorites!

The proper work ______________ is working for ___________ by pleasing my ____________ not my fellow ___________.

Galatians 6:4-5 Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else. For we are each responsible for our own conduct.

My ____________ isn’t based on _______________, but on how I ________________ Christ in my life and work.

Ephesians 6:7-9 Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will reward each one of us for the good we do, whether we are slaves or free. Masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Don’t threaten them; remember, you both have the same Master in heaven, and God has no favorites!

Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks thorugh him to God the Father.

Inspired Knowledge
November 2nd, 2014

Colossians 3:16-17 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom He gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

The logos of Christ inspires _________ to the sick, _______ to the dead, drives out ___________ spirits, and transforms the ___________________ decayed forever.

John 5:24 “I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes Him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.” – Jesus

1 Peter 1:23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, though the living and enduring word of God.

The logos of God inspires __________ that is created from hearts of _________________.

Psalm 146:2 Praise the Lord, O my soul I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.

Hebrews 4:12 For the Word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

The logos of the Holy Spirit inspires __________ for my ___________ and _____________ my heart.

Matthew 4:4 Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.

Noble Peace
October 26th, 2014

Colossians 3:13-15 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. And let the peace that comes form Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace.

Peace is a God given __________ personally realized by the __________ of Jesus and superintended by the __________ __________.

Colossians 1:19-20 For God was pleased to have all His fullness dwell in Jesus, and through Him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through His blood, shed on the cross.

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful and He will do it.

Once it is ____________ realized, then God’s peace is _________________ to the relationships around you.

2 Timothy 2:22-23 Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.

Proverbs 17:1 Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.

John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace, In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”