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“Liberated Life In Christ” – part 6

Week #33
Sunday, August 16, 2015 … In the year of our LORD

Living By The Book
“Christians Live By The Book”
Colossians-3 – Part 6
“Consideration Of Our Newly Liberated Life In Christ”

Definitions / Study Helps
  • Sexual Immorality – Operating in sexual orientation that is contrary to what God has established. This goes from the heart to the act. From being accepting of wrong acts to participating in them.
  • Impurity – Moral; suggestive of the fact that sensuality and evil doctrine are frequently associated.
  • Passion – Inordinate affection; an affection of the mind.
  • Evil Desire – Indicates the lack in a person or thing of those qualities which should be possessed.
  • Malice – “badness in quality” (the opposite of arete, “excellence”), “the vicious character generally” desire to injure & having no shame in the breaking of laws.
  • Slander – from the word which we get blasphemy. Slander, detraction, speech injurious, to another’s good name – negative speech towards another.
  • Obscene Talk – foul speaking, low, and obscene speech – perverse speech; cursing; talk which is improper.
  • Lying – to lie, to speak deliberate falsehoods, to deceive one by a lie.
  • Appetite – The natural desire of pleasure or good; the desire of gratification, either of the body or of the mind. Appetites are passions directed to general objects, as the appetite for fame, glory or riches; in distinction from passions directed to some particular objects, which retain their proper name, as the passion of love, envy, or gratitude. Passion does not exist without an object; natural appetites exist first, and are then directed to objects.
  • Passion – The feeling of the mind, or the sensible effect of impression; excitement, perturbation or agitation of mind; as desire, fear, hope, joy, grief, love, hatred. The eloquence of the orator is employed to move the passions. Violent agitation or excitement of mind, particularly such as is occasioned by an offense, injury or insult; hence, violent anger. Zeal; ardor; vehement desire. When statesmen are ruled by faction and interest, they can have no passion for the glory of their country.
Primary Verse
• Colossians 3:9-17
Related Verses:
• Colossians 1:2, 1:9, 2:2, 2:8-23 & 3:1-17 • 1 Corinthians 10:31 • 2 Corinthians 4:16 & 5:17 • Ephesians 4:23, 5:3-6 & 5:20 • Job 31:25-28 • 1 John 4:9-11 & 19 • John 12:25 • Luke 18:19 • Matthew 6:33, 7:7-11, 10:18, 15, 10:39 & 16:25 • 1 Peter 1:13-25 • Psalm 139:15 • Proverbs 1:9 & 9:10 • Romans 1:18, 5:8, 6:1-7, 13, 7:24-25, 8:1-11, 8:13, 8:33 & 12:2 • Titus 1:1
((To gain the most from these questions, use your Bible. Rather than creative thinking, seek the Word of God for sound truths.))

  1. What is the “old self” that has been put off by the Christian, and the “new self” that is put on?
  2. Using verse 11 of Colossians 3, what liberty is found in Christ?
  3. In Colossians 3:12-13, how is living Godly connected to our relationship with each other as the church?

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Sermon Notes

“May the peace of God be with you always.
Our Father in Heaven, you Have made us a new people through Your Son.
We praise you and pray for strength as we seek to be clothed in Your righteousness.
We pray in the name of Jesus.”

~ Amen ~

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