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Laboring for Christ’s Supremacy

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines and explains the apostle Paul’s teaching in Colossians 1:24-29. Having clearly established the supremacy of Christ and Christ’s gospel, Paul next teaches how Christians should respond by laboring for Christ. Paul gives four requirements in order to labor for Christ’s supremacy: 1. Laboring for Christ’s Supremacy Requires Suffering…


Persist in the Gospel

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 1:23 and Paul’s exhortation for believers to persist in the true gospel. Pastor Babij first outlines reasons given in the passage to persist in the gospel, then explains what the hope of the gospel is, and finally outlines some main ways to guard against being moved away…


Christ’s Relationship to the Redeemed: Before and After

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 1:20-23 and Paul’s reminder of the change Christ has accomplished on behalf of believers. Christians need to remember what they have been saved from to draw even more lovingly after Jesus Christ. 1. The condition in which God found us prior to the act of grace (21a)…


The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 1:15-20 and the apostle Paul’s presentation of the supremacy of Christ. Paul describes Christ’s supremacy in four different relationships so that you will also give Christ first place in your life. 1. Christ Is Preeminent in Relation to God (v. 15) 2. Christ Is Preeminent in Relation…


Praise for Whom Growth Is Possible

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 1:12-14 where the apostle Paul prays that believers might be filled with joyful thankfulness. From this passage, Pastor Babij explains four things God has done for his children that should generate thankfulness as the crowning virtue of your Christian life: 1. God Qualified Us For an Inheritance…


Prayer for Continued Spiritual Growth

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 1:9-11 and the three prerequisites for growth that will cause you to experience ongoing spiritual growth and maturity. Those three prerequisites are: knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Full Transcript: This morning let’s take our Bibles and turn to Colossians 1:9-11. Let me pray. Father, thank You this morning…


The Gospel Makes All Things New (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij continues discussing Paul’s teaching from Colossians 1:5-8 in how the gospel makes all things new for the Christian. In Part 2, Pastor Babij explains the pattern of God’s work in spiritually growing people: 1. The Gospel Must Be Heard (v. 5) 2. The Gospel Must Be Understood (v. 6)…