Colossians Sermon Notes

This page contains notes from a series of messages preached by Pastor Delany from the book of Colossians.

Introduction

Intro 1 

Introduction to Colossians (Part 1) 

Intro 2 

Introduction to Colossians (Part 2) 

Chapter 1 

1:1 

An Apostle by the Will of God 

1:2a 

To the Saints at Colosse 

1:2b 

Faithful Brethren 

1:2c 

At Colosse, But In Christ 

1:3 

A Prayer of Thanksgiving 

1:4 

Love to All the Saints 

1:5a 

The Hope Which Is Laid Up for You 

1:5b 

Hope and the Gospel 

1:6 

The Gospel and Fruit 

1:7-8 

Epaphras

1:9a 

Filled With the Knowledge of His Will 

1:9b 

All Wisdom & Spiritual Understanding 

1:10a 

A Worthy Walk 

1:10b 

Unto all Pleasing 

1:10c 

Prerequisites to the Knowledge of God

1:10d 

Fruitful & Growing 

1:10e 

The Knowledge of God

1:11a 

The Purpose of Divine Strength 

1:11b 

Strengthened… Unto Joyfulness

1:12a

Giving Thanks 

1:12b

Partakers of the Inheritance

1:13

Delivered and Translated

1:14a

Redemption Through His Blood

1:14b

Forgiveness of Sins Through His Blood 

1:15

The Image of the Invisible God

1:15-17

Christ the Creator

1:18a

Head of the Body

1:18b 

Our Resurrected Head 

1:18c 

Head & Body 

1:18d 

The Preeminence of Christ in Creation 

1:18e 

The Preeminence of Christ & Responsibility

1:18f 

The Preeminence of Christ: The Yoke

1:18g 

The Preeminence of Christ: The Altar 

1:18h 

The Preeminence of Christ: The Cross 

1:18i

The Preeminence of Christ: The Mind 

1:18j

The Preeminence of Christ & the Will

1:18k

The Preeminence of Christ and the Heart

1:19

In Him All Fullness Dwells

1:20

The Reconciliation of All Things

1:21

The Reconciliation of Sinners

1:22a

In His Sight

1:22b

In His Sight (continued)

1:23a

If Ye Continue…

1:23b

Grounded, Settled, Unmovable

1:24

Rejoicing in My Sufferings for You

1:25

A Minister of the Gospel and the Church

1:26

The Mystery…

1:27

Christ in You

1:28a

The Ministry: Preaching, Warning, Teaching

1:28b

The Goal of the Ministry: Presenting Every Man Perfect In Christ

1:28c

The Goal of the Ministry: Presentation of Believers at the Bema

1:29

I Labor, Yet Not I

Chapter 2

2:1

Great Conflict for You

2:2a

The Full Assurance of Understanding

2:2b

The Acknowledgement of the Mystery

2:3

All Treasures of Wisdom and Knowledge

2:4

Lest Any Man Should Beguile You

2:5

The Order and Steadfastness of Your Faith

2:6

So Walk Ye In Him

2:7a

The Christian Walk

2:7b

Stablished in the Faith

2:8

Spiritually Robbed and Enslaved

2:9

The Fullness of the Godhead Bodily

2:10

Complete in Him

2:11

The Circumcision of Christ

2:12

Circumcised, Buried, & Risen

2:13

Risen, Quickened, & Forgiven

2:14

Nailed to His Cross!

2:15

The Powers of Darkness

2:16-17

Let No Man Judge You

2:18

Let No Man Beguile You of Your Reward

2:19

Holding the Head the Body Increases

2:20-22

Touch Not, Taste Not, Handle Not

2:22

Subduing the Flesh

Chapter 3

3:1a

Seek Things Above

3:1b

Seated at the Right Hand of God

3:2

Set Your Affection on Things Above

3:3

The Hidden Life of a Believer

3:4

That Which is Hidden Shall Appear

3:5a

Mortify Your Members

3:5b

Sins of the Flesh

3:5-7

Dealing With the Baggage of Your Past

3:8a

Put Off the Old

3:8b

Position Determines Practice

3:10a

The New Man

3:10b

The Renewal of the New Man

3:10c

Renewed in Knowledge

3:10d

Renewed After the Image of Christ

3:11

Christ is All & In All

3:12a

The Garments of a New Man

3:12b

Put on Humbleness of Mind

3:12c

Put on Meekness

3:12d

Put On Longsuffering and Forbearance

3:13a

Forbearing One Another

3:13b

Forgiving One Another

3:13c

Forgiving One Another Even As Christ Forgave You

3:14

The Bond of Perfection

3:15

The Rule of God’s Peace

3:16a

Indwelt by the Word of Christ

3:16b

Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You Richly

3:16c

The First Effect of the Indwelling Word

3:16d

Singing: Second Effect of the Indwelling Word

3:16e

Music That Pleases the Lord

3:16f

Music That Pleases the Lord (continued)

3:16g

Music That Pleases the Lord (continued)

3:16h

Music That Pleases the Lord

3:17

Do All In the Name of the Lord Jesus

3:18a

Our Earthly Home in Its Heavenly Context

3:18b

The Role of the Christian Wife

3:18c

The Role of the Christian Wife
(Part II)

3:19a

Husbands, Love Your Wives

3:19b

Husbands, Be Not Bitter

3:20a

Children, Obey Your Parents

3:20b

Parental Responsibilities

3:21

Provoke Not Your Children to Anger

3:22

America, Slavery, and the Bible

3:23

Exhortations to Servants

3:24

Earthly Service and Heavenly Rewards

3:25-4:1

And Ye Masters…

     
     
     
     
Chapter 4 4:2a Continue in Prayer
  4:2b Watch in Prayer
  4:3a Prayer for an Open Door
  4:3b Making Known the Mystery of Christ
  4:3-4 The Price of an Open Door
  4:5a The Believer’s Witness in the World
  4:5b Redeeming the Time
  4:6a A Gracious Witness
  4:6b How to Answer Every Man
  4:7-8 Tychicus
  4:9 Onesimus, the Runaway Slave
  4:10-11 Fellow-Workers unto the Kingdom
  4:10,14 Marcus & Demas
  4:12-13 Epaphras
  4:15 A Glimpse into the Early Church
  4:16 The Epistle to Laodicea
  4:17 Archippus
  4:18a Remember My Bonds
  4:18b Grace Be With You