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Questioning Evangelism: Using Questions to Share the Good News

Evangelism can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Witnessing conversations don’t have to be awkward. You don’t have to be an expert on the Bible or theology for God to use you. You can use questions to help share the good news of Jesus Christ. It was one of the ways that Jesus and Paul shared the good news of salvation.

Jesus used two powerful tools — questions and a story — to share with the rich young ruler (Luke 10:25-37). Paul used questions when he dialogued with people in the synagogues (Acts 17:1-4). A short passage from Romans illustrates the kinds of questions that Paul would ask (see Romans 3:27-31).

Peter writes about the importance of being ready to share your faith in Christ.

Honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. However, do this with gentleness and respect, keeping your conscience clear, so that when you are accused, those who denounce your Christian life will be put to shame (1 Peter 3:15-16).

Five Reasons to use questions as you share the gospel. If you look closely, these reasons are embedded in 1 Peter 3:15-16 (above).

  1. To show respect to the person to whom you are talking. Ask questions and listen to what they have to say.
  2. People are looking for answers, and although you should work hard to learn answers to their questions, you can’t possibly know the answer to every question that someone might ask you in a witnessing situation.
  3. To get the person thinking, without the conversation becoming an argument. They are going to ask you questions when they see the hope you have in Christ. Let God speak to them through your answers and your questions.
  4. To help the person look deep into their heart for answers. You honor Jesus the Messiah as Lord in your heart. Your questions will help them look deep into their heart for the most important answers about life and eternity.
  5. To point people to the hope that can be found in Christ, the hope that you have in Jesus your Savior and Lord.

Here is a Good Resource: Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus Did, by Randy Newman. In this book, you will find literally hundreds of good questions to ask people, questions that can be used to share the gospel in a variety of settings and dealing with a variety of issues. The author gives many sample conversations to help you ask good questions to point people to Christ. Many of the questions on the list below were drawn from this resource.

Seventeen good questions to ask in witnessing conversations are below. As you read the list, pause after each question and think about scenarios in which you might use that question.  

  1. Really?
  2. Can you explain what you mean?
  3. What makes you believe that?
  4. So…?
  5. Isn’t it possible…?
  6. Would you like it if…?
  7. If Jesus is not the only way for salvation, why did He have to die?
  8. Something within us cries out for goodness and moral purity, doesn’t it?
  9. How do you explain the bad things that happen in life?
  10. What has brought you hope in the midst of this trial of life?
  11. What do you think…?
  12. What do you believe about Jesus?
  13. How do you think a person gets to heaven?
  14. Have you ever read the Bible for yourself?
  15. Could I share my story of faith with you?
  16. Could I share with you some verses that are really important to me?
  17. Could I share the good news of salvation with you?

BONUS — The gospel in four words:

  • Creation
  • Rebellion
  • Christ
  • Response

Hear Jesus’ words: “Go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19). We are ALL called to go. Sometimes you may do a lot of talking. Sometimes you may do a lot of listening. Ask good questions. And be ready to share the good news of salvation, leading people to faith in Jesus Christ.

Pray for opportunities this week. When God opens the door, use questions to share the gospel. Be amazed at how He uses you.

 
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Posted by on April 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Doing What God Wants You To Do

God has great plans for your life. His plans for you are even better than the plans that you have for your life. You would be wise to look to Him and His Word, the Bible, to discover those plans. The Bible uses the phrase “the will of God, ” the things that “God wills, “God wants…,”  and other phrases to refer to those plans.

At times, individuals in the Bible are described as doing things that please God. That is the case with the people mentioned in Colossians chapter 4. Several phrases about these Christ-followers give us examples to follow, as we all seek to do what God wants us to do. In the following paragraph, be looking for the phrase “everything God wills.”

Colossians 4:10-18
10 Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, greets you, as does Mark, Barnabas’s cousin (concerning whom you have received instructions: if he comes to you, welcome him), 11 and so does Jesus who is called Justus. These alone of the circumcision are my coworkers for the kingdom of God, and they have been a comfort to me. 12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills. 13 For I testify about him that he works hard for you, for those in Laodicea, and for those in Hierapolis. 14 Luke, the dearly loved physician, and Demas greet you. 15 Give my greetings to the brothers in Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her home. 16 When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea. 17 And tell Archippus, “Pay attention to the ministry you have received in the Lord, so that you can accomplish it.” 18 This greeting is in my own hand—Paul. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.

FIVE THINGS THAT GOD WANTS YOU TO DO

1. Show hospitality. Aristarchus (v10), Mark (10), Justus (v11), Epaphras (v12), Luke (v14) and Demas (v14) send greetings via the Colossian letter to their brothers and sisters in Christ in that church and other churches in the region. Being friendly and saying “hello” is one way to show hospitality. Another way is the way Nympha shows hospitality: by welcoming people into her home (v14). As Christ-followers we are to be approachable, hospitable, and friendly toward others, everywhere we go. This is the way of Christ.

2. Comfort one another. Aristarchus, Mark and Justus were a comfort to Paul (v11). The word “comfort” means both to console and to encourage. They comforted him in his afflictions, and they were an encouragement to him. When you comfort and encourage others, you are doing what God wants you to do.

3. Pray for one another. Epaphras is described as a person who contends for his friends in prayer (v12). The word “contending” reminds us that prayer is a spiritual battle, and that our prayers impact the lives of others as God works in their lives. You are called to wage spiritual war against your enemy the devil, and one of the ways you do this is by praying to the God of the universe, interceding on behalf of yourself and others. Follow Epaphras’ example. Pray for others to be spiritually mature, doing everything that God wills for them to do. Praying for others is one way that you do what God wants you to do.

4. Work hard to advance Christ’s kingdom. Epaphras is also described as someone who works hard for the churches in Colossae, Laodicea, and Hierapolis. He was not lazy nor did he neglect the work the Lord had called him to do. Paul says to them that “he works hard for you” (v13). Another person mentioned is Archippus, who was instructed: “Pay attention to the ministry you have received in the Lord, so that you can accomplish it” (v17). Each person has talents, gifts and passions that should be used to advance God’s kingdom. Whatever abilities the Lord has given you, use them in a way to point people to Christ and to advance Christ’s kingdom.

5. Be willing to suffer as a follower of Jesus. The writer of this letter (Paul) was in prison for sharing the gospel. He was personally suffering because of his obedience to Christ. Being a follower of Christ does not always mean imprisonment, but that is the fate of some Christ-followers in some nations of the world. Other people suffer verbal persecution because of their faith in Christ. Still other people suffer in other ways: health issues, financial challenges, broken relationships, more. A follower of Christ should not try to bring on suffering, but when it does come to your life, you should respond to it with faith and obedience, knowing that your Lord suffered for you. Trust that your faithfulness to the Lord even in the midst of suffering will lead to much fruit for the gospel. This is doing what God wants you to do.

 
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Posted by on April 9, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Faithful & Dearly Loved

What kind of friends do you have? What kind of friend are you?

In Colossians 4:7-9, two men are described as being faithful and dearly loved. First, some definitions:

  • Faithful = full of faith, loyal, displaying your faith in God by by your words & actions
  • Dearly loved = loved unconditionally

Hear the story of two friends of the apostle Paul.

Tychicus’ Story

Paul had a friend named Tychicus. He had joined Paul on missionary journeys, helping to start churches and strengthen churches in many cities throughout the Roman Empire. Later, after Paul was arrested by the Roman government for boldly declaring Jesus as the one true Savior, Tychicus and Paul remained friends and Tychicus continued to help Paul with ministry projects. One time Paul sent Tychicus to oversee the ministry work in Crete so that Titus could visit Paul in prison. On another occasion, Paul sent him to Ephesus to oversee the work there so that Timothy could visit Paul in prison.

The bottom line was that Tychicus was a mature Christian, a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, and a loyal friend. He was dependable, encouraging, and trustworthy. When Paul wrote a letter to encourage the believers in Colossae, Ephesus, and Laodicea, he entrusted it to Tychicus for delivery.

Tychicus, our dearly loved brother, faithful servant, and fellow slave in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me. I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know how we are and so that he may encourage your hearts. (Colossians 4:7-8)

Onesimus’ Story

Another friend of Paul was once a runaway slave. [NOTE: Remember that in the first century, most people who became slaves did so because of military conquest or because they had accrued debt and therefore sold themselves into slavery. And remember that it was the freedom spoken about by Jesus, Paul, and others that laid the framework for the abolition of slavery around the world.] Onesimus had deserted his master, had fled to Rome, and by Divine Providence had met the apostle Paul. Onesimus heard about Jesus, repented of his sin and trusted in Jesus as Lord and Savior.

Paul was sending Onesimus with Tychicus to deliver the letters. Onesimus also carried a letter written by Paul to Onesimus’ former master, telling him of the change in Onesimus’ life and encouraging him to receive Onesimus back not just as a worker, but also as a brother in Christ. Paul described him as a faithful and dearly loved brother. He had proven himself to be faithful to Christ, loyal to his friendships, and one who was loved by his friends. Paul wrote:

He is with Onesimus, a faithful and dearly loved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here. (Colossians 4:9)

Points of Application

In light of the story of these two men, consider the following points of application for your life:

  1. Thank God for the faithful and dearly loved people in your life. Send them a note this week to tell them how much you appreciate them.
  2. This week, take the time to learn someone’s story. Ask them to share it with you.
  3. This week, if the Lord opens the door, tell someone your story.
  4. If you don’t have a story of faith in Christ yet, are you ready to take that step right now?

If you take the steps of faith and obedience above, you will make deep friendships with some faithful and dearly loved brothers and sisters in Christ.

 
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Posted by on April 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Your Words Matter

Words have power. They can encourage or discourage. They can give direction or they can cause confusion. They can help or they can hurt. They can mend relationships or tear them apart. They can inspire or demoralize. They can lead to life or they can lead to death.

Your words matter. They matter to other people and they matter to God. It matters what you say, and it matters what you pray.

2 Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. 3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the message, to speak the mystery of the Messiah, for which I am in prison, 4 so that I may reveal it as I am required to speak. 5 Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.6 Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person. (Colossians 4:2-6)

It Matters What You Pray

From Colossians 4:2-3, you learn five guiding principles about prayer. These help to guide your prayer life.

2 Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. 3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the message… (Colossians 4:2-3)

  1. Prayer is a conversation between you and God (v2). What an amazing truth that the God of the universe listens when you pray! Just talk to Him, and then listen quietly as He speaks to your heart and mind. Some people literally pull up a chair beside them to remind them that God is there in the room listening.
  2. Be devoted to prayer (v2). Make prayer a priority in your life. Put it in your daily schedule. Reserve time for prayer. Find a place to get alone, just you and God.
  3. Be ready to pray (v2). The Bible says that we are to pray without ceasing. This means that as the events of life unfold, be ready to pause — even if it’s only for a moment — to pray. When you read the headlines, pray about world events. When you are about to head into a meeting, pray. When you are facing temptation, pray. When you need direction on a decision, pray. Be ready to pray at all times.
  4. Be thankful as you pray (v2). As you pray, remember to tell God what you are thankful for, because that list is long. Above all, express thanksgiving for the salvation you have in Christ. Be thankful as you pray.
  5. Pray for open doors for the gospel (v3). The apostle Paul, one of the greatest evangelists and church planters the world has ever known, asked his friends to pray for him to have open doors to share the gospel of Jesus Christ (v3). If he needed prayer for that, then we do too. Pray for your friends to have opportunities to share the good news of Jesus Christ, and pray the same for you. God loves to answer that prayer. When you pray it, you will begin to notice open doors all around.

It Matters What You Say

Colossians 4:3-6 teaches five guiding principles on your speech.

3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the message, to speak the mystery of the Messiah, for which I am in prison, 4 so that I may reveal it as I am required to speak. 5 Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.6 Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person. (Colossians 4:3-6)

  1. Be ready to share the good news of Jesus Christ when God opens the door (vv3-4). When God opens a door for you to share your faith story with someone, tell them about what God has done and is doing in your life. Your words matter.
  2. Your actions impact how people hear your words (v5). The Bible tells you in verse five that it is important how you act toward outsiders. It should be evident to all that you are an authentic follower of Christ, therefore when you invite them to church or engage them in a spiritual conversation they won’t be confused. Your Christ-honoring lifestyle will reinforce the words that come from your mouth.
  3. Speak graciously (v6). As a Christ-follower, you realize how gracious God has been to you. The Holy Spirit fills your life, and gives you the capacity to speak graciously to others. Don’t speak harshly. Speak graciously. Those words will point people to Christ.
  4. Speak in a way that engages the imagination (v5). When the Bible says (v5) that our conversation should be “seasoned with salt,” this means that Christians’ words should add flavor to life! Your words should engage the imagination of those you are talking with. Look for Christ-honoring ways to add flavor to the conversations of life.
  5. Every conversation is important (v6). Verse six tells you that you should know how to answer everyone. When you read the stories of Jesus in the gospels, you realize that every single person was important to Him. Every conversation was important. It should be the same with you too. Your words matter. People matter to God.
 
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Posted by on March 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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The Impact That Jesus Makes

When you surrender your life to Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you become a new person: from lost to found, from darkness to light, from spiritual death to spiritual life. The changes are profound. And the impact that He has on your words, attitudes, and actions are life-changing. He impacts every part of your life.

Some people think that being a Christian means just attending church services for one hour each Sunday. Others think it’s just about religious observances that happen a few times a year. Still others think that being a Christian is just believing that God exists. But, the pages of the Bible tell us that those who follow Jesus Christ are changed completely. Their eternal destiny is changed from hell to heaven, and their daily life is changed in amazing ways.

1. Jesus impacts your home. A home where Jesus is Lord is a beautiful thing to see. Even though the parents and children are not perfect, they are forgiven of their sin and they are focused on living life God’s way, in a way that honors Him. There is genuine love displayed by the husband to his wife, unconditional love of serving her and sacrificing for her. The wife responds by choosing to submit to his loving leadership. The children obey their parents. And the parents do not cause their children to be exasperated.

18 Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and don’t be bitter toward them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so they won’t become discouraged. (Colossians 3:18-21)

This kind of home is not impossible. It is possible through Christ. Each home is always a work in progress. Jesus will strengthen you, guide you and encourage you as you live your family life His way.

2. Jesus impacts your work. Christian employees should be the very best employees in the company. Christian bosses should be the best bosses to work for. In Colossians, we see a description of how employees and employers relate to one another.

The first century work scenario of employee was one of slaves and masters. In the first century, when one nation overtook another nation in battle, they would enslave their captives and make them work for them. Others became slaves because they had incurred debt and they sold themselves into slavery to pay off the debt. Their slavery had nothing to do with race or ethnic origin. As a matter of fact, it was the freedom preached and proclaimed by Jesus and Paul and others, found throughout the Scriptures, that eventually led to the abolition of slavery in nations around the world. Today, you will not find slavery in nations whose laws are in line with God’s Word.

But back to our main point in the text of Colossians. The most appropriate application of the verses that follow are to replace the word “slave” with “employee” and the word “master” with “employer.” When you do this, you understand what the Bible is saying in these verses.

22 Slaves, obey your human masters in everything. Don’t work only while being watched, in order to please men, but work wholeheartedly, fearing the Lord…. 1 Masters, supply your slaves with what is right and fair, since you know that you too have a Master in heaven. (Colossians 3:22, 4:1)

Did you see the instruction there? Employees do their job, with a good attitude, even when the boss is not looking. Bosses are to treat their employees in a way that is right and fair, since they know they are accountable to the Lord.

3. Jesus impacts every part of your life. The following verses apply to our lives at work, at home, and everything we do.

23 Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men, 24 knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ. 25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism. (Colossians 3:23-25)

We give our best, doing all things enthusiastically, as unto the Lord. The Lord rewards us with spiritual blessings as we live life this way. We realize that in everything we do, we are serving Jesus. And we realize that there are earthly consequences when we don’t give our best.

So whether you are a student, athlete, coach, parent, employee, co-worker, employer, neighbor, friend, family member, in every arena of life… Jesus impacts your life — in a great way!

 
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Posted by on March 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Whatever You Do…

Everything you do matters. The big things. The little things. Everything.

Colossians 3:12-17
12 Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, 13 accepting one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive. 14 Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity. 15 And let the peace of the Messiah, to which you were also called in one body, control your hearts. Be thankful. 16 Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God. 17 And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

God’s Chosen Ones…

Colossians chapter three, verses twelve through fifteen, give us five great truths about who we are in Christ. These realities help us to know who we are, and therefore impact everything we do. We are:

  • chosen by God (v12)
  • holy (v12)
  • loved (v12)
  • forgiven (v13)
  • called (v15)

Because God has chosen you (think about it — He chose you for His team!), called you to be one of His children, forgave you of your sin, filled you with His love, and made you holy, He has forever changed what you do.

Put on…

With God’s help, you can put on the attitudes, words and behaviors that most honor the Lord; the attitudes, words and behaviors that are best for you and the best for others you interact with on a daily basis. Following Christ is not just about what you don’t do; following Christ is about what you do in your daily life. As a follower of Christ, put on…

  • compassion (v12)
  • kindness (v12)
  • humility (v12)
  • gentleness (v12)
  • patience (v12)
  • acceptance (v13)
  • forgiveness (v13)
  • love (v14)
  • peace (v15)
  • thankfulness (v15)

When you put on these character traits, you will realize that you are becoming more and more like Christ. Jesus was the perfect example of all of these. As one of His chosen ones, you can put these on!

Dwell on…

What should you dwell on regularly? Your problems? Your shortcomings? The shortcomings of others? Other negative stuff? How about, let’s dwell on Christ! How?

  • Let the message of Christ dwell richly among you all (v15) — this happens as you spend time with Him alone, and when you spend time with another believer, with your small group, and in worship services
  • Teaching and admonishing one another (v15) — this is what we do when we get together: we teach each other the way of Christ!
  • Singing all sorts of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs (v15) — no matter how new or old the song may be, no matter the style you prefer, there are all sorts of songs that honor the Lord, that help you to dwell on Christ and worship Him
  • With gratitude in your heart to God (v15)

Whatever you do…

So, whatever you do — whether you are working, relaxing, talking, listening, eating, drinking, exercising, shopping, whatever you do! —  in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus (meaning, do it in a way that honors Him), giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

 
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Posted by on March 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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You’re a New Person!

When you come to faith in Jesus Christ, you become a new person. You are changed from the inside out. Your outlook on life changes. You begin to have desires to honor the Lord with everything you do. You have a desire to stop doing things that dishonor Him, things that hurt you and/or hurt others.

1. You have been changed from spiritual death to spiritual life. The Bible says in Colossians 3:1 that if you have been raised with the Messiah, then you have a new heart. This new heart comes becomes of the spiritual change that has taken place in your life. This is what “raised by the Messiah” means. When you were spiritually dead in your sins and you realized that Jesus’ death and resurrection provided you the way to spiritual life, you put your trust in Him for salvation. When you trusted in Him, He spiritually raised you to new life.

So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God. (Colossians 3:1)

So my question to you is this: Is Jesus your Savior and Lord? Many of you who are reading this will say, “Yes! Jesus is my Savior and Lord.” If you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that Jesus is your Savior and Lord, then you are declaring that you have been changed from spiritual death to spiritual life, that you have a new heart in Christ. However, if you are not certain of this most vital eternal truth, would you please take a moment to read HERE about how you can know that you have eternal life? It’s that important.

2. You have been changed from an earthly focus to a heavenly focus. We live in the real world of earth. We need food to survive, we need shelter and rest, we go to work each day, we have friendships and relationships with people, we crave coffee or tea or whatever. When you are changed from an earthly focus to a heavenly focus, we are not saying that you forget about everything that is material, the things that you can see, hear, smell, taste and touch. What we are saying is that we will have a greater concern for eternal things than we do earthly things. And, we are saying that we will pray and work so that things on earth are the way they are in heaven, the perfect place where Jesus eternally reigns as Lord, where people relate to Him and to each other perfectly, where there is perfect health and joy and adventure for all eternity.

Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on the earth. (Colossians 3:2)

My question to you on this point is this: How are you setting your mind on heavenly things? 

  • Are you devoting time each day to Bible reading and prayer?
  • Are you connected to other believers in a small group on a regular basis?
  • Do you read books and view media that builds up your faith or things that tear it down?
  • Do you pause throughout the day to think deeply about the events occurring in our world, thinking about what God’s Word says about them and how to respond?
  • Do you think about all of your words, actions and attitudes, and ask God to help you to set your mind on a Christ-honoring way of thinking, which will then lead to Christ-honoring actions?

3. You have been changed from an old nature to a new nature. And because you are a new person, you have the capacity to put to death on a daily basis those attitudes, actions and sins that plagued you in the past. You are not bound to them anymore. You are brand new in Christ!

For you have died, and your life is hidden with the Messiah in God. When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory. (Colossians 3:3-4)

My question to you is this: How are you daily putting to death your old nature so that your life can glorify Christ in every way? According to Colossians 3:5-11, there are at least twelve areas of your life to do a little self-examination. Ask God to give you the strength daily to overcome them.

5 Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry. 6 Because of these, God’s wrath comes on the disobedient, 7 and you once walked in these things when you were living in them. 8 But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth. 9 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices 10 and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your Creator. 11 In Christ there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all. (Colossians 3:5-11)

  • Twelve areas to examine: 
    • sexual immorality (v5)
    • impurity (v5)
    • lust (v5)
    • evil desire (v5)
    • greed, which is idolatry (v5)
    • anger (v8)
    • wrath (v8)
    • malice (v8)
    • slander (v8)
    • filthy language (v8)
    • lying (v9)
    • prejudice (v11)

So what’s the secret to overcoming these areas? Is it to focus on them? No. The answer is seen in Colossians 3:1-2. Seek God with all your heart, and set your mind on heavenly things. When you do those two things, you will notice that your old nature will not be able to dominate your life. Your daily life will reveal the new person that you are, and your life will glorify Christ!

1 So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on the earth. 3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with the Messiah in God. 4 When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory. (Colossians 3:1-4)

 
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Posted by on March 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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