Complete in Christ

by Rev. John Cortright on February 6, 2011
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Notes:

Colossians 2:10
In Christ, we have been made complete.

The book of Colossians offers understanding of the fullness of what was accomplished in Christ. To comprehend our completeness fully, we must first understand the prominence of Christ.

Colossians 1:9-12 Paulís prayer for the church at Colossae
God qualified us in Christ to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

Colossians 1:13-14

He rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to his kingdom.

Colossians 1:15-20
Preeminence of Christ
In Christ, dwells all the fullness of God. All of Godís plan, the fulfillment of His will, and the future of all humanity are found in Christ.

Colossians 1:21-23

In him we are holy, blameless, and beyond reproach. Donít move away from the hope of the gospel.

Colossians 1:24-29

Itís Christ in you, the hope of glory. This is what makes us complete in Christ.

Colossians 2:1-8

All the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden in a true knowledge of Godís mystery in Christ. Let no one take you captive, delude you with persuasive arguments and empty deception.

Colossians 2:9

All the fullness of God dwells in Christ. Now Christ is in you. (Ephesians 3:14-20)

Colossians 2:10-14

We now identify with Christ. All decrees against us died with Christ on the cross.

Colossians 2:15
He triumphed over the spiritual powers of this world.

Colossians 2:16 -23

Let no one defraud you of your prize.

Colossians 3:1-4

This is your life now. It is hid in Christ. When he appears, we will appear with him in glory! Then we will realize the reality of our completeness!



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