Jesus, Lord Of All [Colossians 1:1-8]

Gospel Light Christian Church by Gospel Light

Episode notes

By Pastor Jason Lim

Paul started his letter to the Colossians with thanksgiving unto God. He praised God for 4 things regarding the Colossians:

1. Their Manifestation

The Colossians demonstrated faith and love. These are the evidences of life in Christ. There is a massive difference between someone who is only "in church (service)" versus being "in Christ". Faith and love are the marks of those who are truly in Christ.

2. Their Motivation

Their faith and love spring from hope. They were not motivated by peer pressure nor reciprocity. They were motivated by God's promise of reward. As such, they could sacrifice and serve, for they were secure and confident in the goodness of God set before them.

3. Their Message

Their hope is not plucked out from thin air, ... 

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