Grow to Know God in Colossians

How can I become more like Jesus? Is spiritual progress automatic? I’ll answer the second question first: No! First question: We have a responsibility to make an effort to become more like Jesus, of course, with God the Father’s Holy Spirit enabling us. The Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Colossians shows God’s plan very clearly. In Colossians 1 and 2, Paul presents God’s rescue plan clearly, resulting in Jesus’ going through suffering, death, and resurrection in order to be the …

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Church and Knowing God

People have told me, “I’m spiritual but not religious.” They have also asked me, “Why is church important?” Then, they go on to explain that they don’t want the trappings of worship in church but state that they do believe in God. When I get a little deeper with them, they say that they were very bored sitting in church when they were children and thus don’t want it as adults. When people experience the Holy Spirit’s miraculous work in …

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