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The Truth

January 8, 2023 Pastor: Bryan Glisson Series: Smoke & Mirrors

Scripture: Colossians 2:1–7

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Message

SMOKE & MIRRORS
“The Truth”
Colossians 2:1-7 

Introduction: The best way not to be taken in by that, which is false, is to know (from facts to experience) that which is true

A Prayer That Truth Would Be Experienced (Colossians 2:1)

That Truth will be Appropriated
--hearts strengthened (Colossians 2:2a)
--love undeniable (Colossians 2:2b)
--mystery understood (Colossians 2:2c-3) 

That Error will be Avoided 
--from deceptive persuasive words (Colossians 2:4)
--to steadfast faith (Colossians 2:5)

A Pattern That Truth Would Be Established

Justification (Colossians 2:6a)
--instant“received Christ Jesus the Lord”
--initiated by the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:3)
--has been declared righteous (Romans 5:1)
--has been redeemed & reconciled (Romans 5:10)
--has been saved from sin’s penalty (1 John 4:10)
--has been given spiritual gifts (1 Corinthians 12:11)
--has started the race (2 Timothy 4:7)

Sanctification (Colossians 2:6b-7)
--process—"walk” “rooted” “built up” “established” “abounding in gratitude”
--influenced by the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 5:18)
--is being transformed (2 Corinthians 3:16-18)
--is being renewed  (2 Corinthians 4:16)
--is being saved from sin’s power (Romans 8:5)
--is producing spiritual fruit (Galatians 5:22-23)
--is running the race (Hebrews 12:1-2a)

Application: Are you experiencing the truth and reality of Jesus, or do you just know facts about Him?

Is your faith rooted, built up, and established in God’s Word to the point that it could withstand the deception and fallacies of this world?

 

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Better Together Marriage Weekend

2/3 Friday 6-8:45PM
2/4 Saturday 8:15AM-3:15PM

Combining knowledge of how God created our mind, will & emotions with how His Word calls us to relate with grace & love. $40 registration includes: workbook, dessert & coffee Friday night, breakfast & lunch Saturday, and childcare.

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Experience the Holy Land

November 8-17, 2023

Join PCC for a 10-day tour of Israel! Hosted by Bryan & Jonathan Glisson, this trip will visit sites such as Galilee, Mt Carmel, Bethlehem, & Jerusalem!

Brief Interest Meetings:
Sunday, January 22 at 11:00am OR 12:15pm in Room 3

Cost (all inclusive): $4,747
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Student Pastor Search Committee

Amy Bridges
Megan Fuller
Andy Gardner
Jonathan Glisson
Wesley Greene
Alexis Merritt
Terrany Wright

 

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Prodigal Prayer Group

Today - 11am - Prayer Room

A group committed to praying for family members who are away from the LORD.  We will be meeting the 2nd Sunday of each month at 11 am. For more information, contact Gary Marburger - gmarburger@pccshelby.com

 

Pleasant City 101

11:00 am - January 22—Room 4

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Great Date

5:00-8:30 pm - January 14

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