Scripture: Colossians 2:8–10
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SMOKE & MIRRORS
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. The false teachers in the first century taught about a four-headed monster that consisted of intellectualism, ritualism, mysticism, and legalism.
The Futility of “Jesusless” Philosophy (Colossians 2:8)
“Jesusless” Philosophy is a philosophy that attempts to explain the great problems and mysteries of life apart from the Word of God, and the Work of Jesus through the Cross.
Where Did I Come From? Answer: ???
A Question of Human Dignity:
Is there any dignity in my existence?
Why Am I Here? Answer: ???
A Question of Human Duty:
Is there a purpose for my existence?
Where Am I Going? Answer: ???
A Question of Human Destiny:
Is there hope beyond my current existence?
The Vitality of “Jesus” Philosophy (Colossians 2:9-10)
"Jesus” Philosophy is a philosophy that answers the great problems and mysteries of life through the Word of God and the Work of Jesus through the Cross.
Where Did I Come From? Answer: Jesus
Why Am I Here? Answer: Jesus
Where Am I going? Answer: Jesus
Which philosophy (or worldview) do you believe?
(circle one: Jesusless or Jesus)
Which philosophy (or worldview) do you live?
(circle one: Jesusless or Jesus)
A “Jesus” Philosophy Encompasses the Following:
- God is all-powerful, and all-knowing and desires to have a relationship with us
- God created the world and will be its judge
- God created us in His own image
- We fell into sin and are totally depraved
- God began to reach out to us by revealing Himself and what He expects—through individuals and His Word
- God became a Man through Jesus—the eternal Son of God
- God provided His Son, Jesus, for our sinful and depraved condition and the penalty of our sin through the His death, burial, and resurrection
- God built His kingdom from those who received salvation from His redemptive plan
- God through His Son, Jesus, sent the Holy Spirit to help us, grow in our faith
- God will send His Son, Jesus, back to this world to receive us—the Church (Followers of Jesus)
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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.
To Register by 1/23, Click: HERE
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
Pick up a brochure at the iDesk
Student Pastor Search Committee
Welcome New Member
Pleasant City 101
11:00 am - January 22—Room 4
Connecting people into the life of our church. Come find out who we are; what we are about; and how YOU can be a part of it!
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Right Now Media
Right Now Media is an extensive, faith-based video library you can access (completely FREE) whenever and wherever you want—on your phone, tablet, computer, or at home on your TV.
To sign up, click: HERE
Clubhouse Kids Ministry
To view Clubhouse Resources which include: Worship Experiences (Bible Story), Godtime Cards, and Parent Guides: Click HERE
warehouse247 Student Ministry
Wednesday 5:30-7:45pm. A Worship Gathering just for middle and high school students. Cafe/Games/Worship/Teaching