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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Who is Jesus?

Some people have said that Jesus never existed. However, four well-preserved documents show that they are wrong. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John have written independent accounts with different purposes for their audiences describing the history of Jesus’ life and ministry. Other people describe Jesus as just a good, well-meaning, human teacher. However, the problem with that idea is that because he claims that he is God, either he is mentally-ill, needing therapy, or he is indeed God. His many amazing …

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