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 - Colossians 

Outlines that are designed to be used as expository preaching sermons or as Bible study teaching lessons - for free download for the Book of Colossians in the New Testament, biblical, editable (in .rtf, .doc), printable, can be easily customized or projected, available in 4 file formats (.htm, .rtf, .doc, .pdf), NIV-based

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Book Of Colossians:

Synopsis of the Book of Colossians
(not a sermon-or-lesson)
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Colossians 1:1-2
Authoritative Teaching For All Believers
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Colossians 1:3-4,7-8
Having Faith That Produces Love And Then Inspiration
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Colossians 1:5-6
The Gospel Is Intended To Bear Fruit
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Colossians 1:9
Gaining Knowledge Of God's Will
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Colossians 1:10
That You May Live A Life Worthy Of The Lord
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Colossians 1:11
All Power For Great Endurance And Patience
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Colossians 1:12
Joyfully Thankful About Being Qualified And Blessed By God
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Colossians 1:13
Rescued From, Brought Into
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Colossians 1:14
This Redemption Buys The Forgiveness Of Sins
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Colossians 1:15
Jesus Is Invisible God In Visible Form
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Colossians 1:16
Jesus Is The Creator, Jehovah God
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Colossians 1:17
Jesus - Deity Supremacy Before And Within All Creation
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Colossians 1:18
Jesus Has Supremacy In Everything
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Colossians 1:19-20, with Philippians 2:6-8
Jesus - The Fullness Of God Through Which Is Available Reconciliation To God
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Colossians 1:21-22
Jesus - Switching Our Alienation To Reconciliation
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Colossians 1:23
Be Established And Firm In The Gospel And The Faith
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Colossians 1:24
Joy In The Midst Of Suffering For The Sake Of The Church And The Gospel
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Colossians 1:25-27
The Mystery, With Its Accompanying Glorious Spiritual Riches
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Colossians 1:28-2:1
Take On The Same Perspective, Mission, And Ministry Approach That Paul Has
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Colossians 2:2-3
Actively Facilitating New Believers And Immature Believers Towards Spiritual Maturity
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Colossians 2:4
Discern And Reject False Teaching
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Colossians 2:5
Dynamics That Can Thwart The Adopting Of False Doctrines
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Colossians 2:6-7
Comprehensively Orient And Anchor Your Life In Christ
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Colossians 2:8
Guard Yourself From Worldly Philosophies About The Things Of God
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Colossians 2:9-10, with 1 Corinthians 2:12-16 
The Fullness Of Deity In Christ Is Internally Present Within True Believers
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Colossians 2:11-12
A Spiritual Circumcision And Regeneration - For Newness Of Life
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Colossians 2:13-15
Beneficial Aspects Of Being Made Spiritually Alive
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Colossians 2:16-17
Mere Outer Religious Practice Replaced By Inner Religious Devotion
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Colossians 2:18-19
Engaging In False Doctrines Yields Substantial Adverse Consequences
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Colossians 2:20-23
Questioned Why We Practice Humanistic Religious Rules That God Rejects
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The remaining sermon-or-lessons for the Book of Colossians are not available yet.

For a List Of Abbreviations used within these outlines, click here (to access the list on the "Abbreviations & Copyrights" page).


Recursos de ministerio en español.
(Ministry resources in Spanish.)
Recursos do ministério em português.
(Ministry resources in Portuguese.)

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                    What's New
(free downloads):

________ August, 2021 ________

- - New sermon-or-lesson outlines are now being added for the 
Book of '1 Peter'.

_______ November, 2020 _______

- - A new document, 'Spiritual Gifts', has been added to the 'Doctrines' web-page, to assist believers in better identifying, comprehending, and using their spiritual gifts.

________ August, 2020 ________

- - A new document, 'End Times Speculations', has been added at the top of the 'Doctrines' web-page, to provide information about the shocking sudden worldwide event, known as the 'Mass Abductions' or the 'Mass Vanishings', in which countless numbers of people float up into the sky and then disappear - all at the same time.   Also included are other select aspects of end times events of the 'Great Tribulation'.

- - Almost all documents are now also available in .rtf format, for free download (of course).

_________ May, 2020 _________

- - A new web-page, 'Photos', has been added, to provide photographs of nature, which can be used for such purposes as backgrounds, wallpapers, PowerPoint slides, and etc.

________ April, 2020 ________

- - A new web-page, 'Children's Ministry', has been added, to provide free resources for ministering to children.

- - Stay Faithful To Fulfilling Your Calling:
If developments or circumstances beyond your control have caused you to leave or be removed from ministry functioning that God has called you to do, be aware that your calling to ministry from God is not cancelled by God even though you have gone through a rough time and your ministry functioning has ended.

Your calling to ministry from God remains valid and active for the remainder of your life, unless you have disqualified yourself in some manner (see v.27 in 1 Corinthians 9:22-27).

" ...let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us " (from Hebrews 12:1).

In the account described in John 21:1-17 after the crucifixion of Jesus, Peter and some of his fellow disciples had returned to their previous occupation of fishing (vv.1-3).

Jesus appeared to them and essentially said to Peter, "Peter, what are you doing out here - returning to your former occupation of fishing?  I called you out of that secular occupation and into ministry, so why are you abandoning that calling just because you encountered some setbacks in your ministry functioning?  If you truly love me, you will stay faithful to fulfilling the calling that I have on you - even when the going gets tough." (from vv.15-17).

If your are no longer able to secure or afford the same kind of ministry work that you were previously doing, then God may want you to shift to a slightly different kind of ministry work, but nevertheless your calling is still in effect.

Find some way to resume and continue doing ministry work, in obedience to God's calling on you.

- - Expect Things To Get Worse:  
The amount of wickedness and evil in societies is growing exponentially in the world today, at a substantially escalating rate, particularly during the last decade.

Wickedness and evil have become emboldened, being practiced and promoted openly through the accommodating that avenues of various media platforms provide
(Romans 1:32).

The Kingdom of Darkness and its human cohorts are accomplishing new great victories for their agendas that promote depravity, and they are winning the war of evil versus good. 

Because the battle for us true believers in Christ is ultimately with the Kingdom of Darkness, consequently, the extreme hostile and confrontational polarization within societies between the agents of wickedness and the ambassadors of righteousness is expected, natural, and even inevitable as we true believers "take our stand against the devil's schemes" and labor to advance the righteousness of Christ, which simultaneously serves to confront and hinder the advancement of the degradation of societies
(Ephesians 6:11-13).

As we progressively draw closer to the 7-year Tribulation period during which God will bring widespread catastrophic judgment upon the wickedness of those humans living in that 7-year period, until then we can expect that conditions in societies will continue to degrade, proliferate, and accelerate toward ever-increasing open pervasive wickedness.

Thereby, expect proponents of wickedness to continue increasing the amount and intensity of their combativeness, hostility, deceptive claims, accusations, confrontations, and etc. against righteousness and, by extension, against us true believers in Christ, who stand up for righteousness
(Philippians 1:9-14).