Scott and Justin examine Colossians 1:27-29, and discuss and clarify what it means to present people “mature in Christ” in the context of a local congregation. Other questions discussed include how we proclaim him in our culture today, and what does it mean to “struggle with all his energy that he powerfully works within us?”
Who are we and what do we do? These are two basic questions that every Christian and congregation should ask. The identity and calling of every Christian and every congregation is summed up in Christ. Text: Colossians 1:27-29
As Christians and as a congregation, we know that our hope of glory is Christ living in us. For Christ’s sake we bear the suffering that comes with making him known to our generation. Text: Colossians 1:24-27
At Grace Community Church we often mention the phrase “by grace through faith.” In this week’s podcast, Justin and Scott talk about the meaning of this phrase and how it is important for our salvation and growth in Christ.
This passage says that we are now reconciled to God so that we will someday be presented before him holy, blameless, and above reproach, if we continue in the faith. Paul uses the word “if” not to create doubt in our minds about being reconciled to God, but to call us to keep moving forward in faith. […]