October 13, 2019 | Kyle Brenon | Colossians 2:1-9
As we move through life, we have a tendency to pick things up—some good things and some bad, sometimes on purpose and sometimes without even realizing it. When it comes to our understanding of God: who He is, how He works, and even how He wants us to live, if we aren’t careful, we can pick up some pretty goofy things along the way!
This week, we begin a new sermon series called “Things Jesus Never Said!” where we will explore some of the things we may have unknowingly picked up along the way. Lies we have heard that on the surface sound good but are not at all in line with what God tells us in His word.
“For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily.”