Why We Thank God (Colossians 1:12-14)

Why We Thank God

 

Colossians 4:2           Philippians 4:6

Colossians 3:17        1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

2 Corinthians 9:15

 

For what are you most thankful?

 

 

 

INHERITANCE

 

“Qualified”: ________________________

 

Before salvation, you were totally unqualified.

 

Ephesians 2:1-2; 12; 4:17-19

 

Ephesians 1:12-14;18

 

DELIVERANCE

 

Literally:  “to draw to self”

 

The Idea:  Rescue

 

Not gradually, you were Y________ Out!

 

2 Corinthians 5:17

 

We now do not need to be delivered,

We need to a____ like we are delivered.

 

Romans 6:2,7,11

 

Luke 22:53 1 John 4:4

 

TRANSFERENCE

 

“Brought into”

 

“Kingdom”

Honor & Responsibility:

 

1 Thessalonians 2:12 2 Thessalonians 1:5

 

Hebrews 12:28

 

Before “qualified/fit” – Need?

 

“Redemption”

 

Literally = “to deliver by payment of a ransom”

 

“Forgiveness”

 

Literally = 2 words:  “From” and “Send”

 

Psalm 103: 12 Micah 7:19

 

 

 

THANK GOD!

 

 

 

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