15 April 2018

The Steadfastness of Your Faith in Christ

The Steadfastness of Your Faith in Christ
Text: Colossians 2

Speaker:
Rev. Dr. Charles Tan
Chairman:
Mr Ng Chee Meng
Series:
Complete in Christ

Message Notes

EVIDENCE OF FAITH OF THE COLOSSIANS IN CHRIST

1. Heard of faith in Christ   (Colossians 1:4)

2. Love

a) For all the saints   (Colossians 1:4)
b) In the Spirit   (Colossians 1:8)

3. Hope of heaven   (Colossians 1:5)

4. Bringing forth fruit   (Colossians 1:6)

ENMITY FROM ENEMIES OF THE FAITH

1. Conflict   (Colossians 2:1)

2. Confusion that arise   (Colossians 2:4-23)

a) Deception
b) Dead legalism

ENCOURAGEMENT TO CONTINUE IN THE FAITH

1. Continue in the faith   (Colossians 1:23)

a) Grounded
b) Steadfast
c) Not moved away

2. Steadfastness of faith   (Colossians 2:5)

a) Hearts knit together in love   (Colossians 2:2)
b) Full assurance of understanding   (Colossians 2:2)
c) Treasures of wisdom and understanding in Christ   (Colossians 2:3)

ENSURING STEADFASTNESS

1. As we have received Christ, so we walk in Him   (Colossians 2:6-7)

2. Seeking to be established in faith

a) Rooted
b) Built up
c) Established in the faith as you have been taught
d) Abounding in it with thanksgiving