Cultivating A Strong Walk With The Lord
Text: Colossians 2:6
The Christian faith was never meant to be a weak and passive religion. Our faith is sometimes described as a “walk”.
1. The believer walks with the Lord.
2. He seeks to follow the footsteps of the Lord Jesus.
3. There is meaningful communion with each other in this Walk.
4. Faith can result in a very meaningful walk with God.
MAINTAINING THAT WALK WITH THE LORD
The apostle Paul encouraged the Colossians to do their utmost to maintain their walk with God.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord,
so walk in Him.”
1. Enemy attack
a) They will attack our walk with the Lord.
b) They will try and disrupt our walk with Him.
2. “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord”
a) It is good to remember the time we received the Lord Jesus.
b) The day of our salvation can keep us strong and faithful.
c) Remember the joy felt when we received the Lord.
d) That joyful day can be a strong defence against the attacks of the enemies of our faith.
i) Let us not allow anyone to cause us to feel uncertain about our faith in Christ.
ii) Let us not allow seeds of miserable doubt to be sown in our hearts and minds.
3. “So walk in Him”
a) Paul encouraged an on-going walk with Christ.
b) The Christian walk is a natural and logical development of having a genuine faith in the Lord.
c) Many blessings abound when we maintain our walk with God:-
i) Growth in knowledge and wisdom.
ii) Joy and strength.
iii) Steadfastness and good order can prevail.
d) Let us determine to guard our walk with the Lord Jesus Christ at all costs!