NextLevel Online: Colossians

Session 12: Life on Mission (4:2-18)

Elements of Life on Mission (Colossians 4:2-18)


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Opening Thoughts

Elements of Life on Mission (Colossians 4:2-18

  • Hardship

  • Scripture

    • Note the shape of their Scripture intake

    • Note Paul’s assumptions about his letters

  • Team

    • Why so many names?

    • Note some of the specifics…

  • Deeds/Words

    • Walk wisely

    • Speak well…

  • Prayer

    • How does Paul describe missional prayer?

    • How important is prayer to mission?

Questions for Discussion and Reflection

  • Which of these elements of mission is missing from your life?

  • Why is it important to remember that life on mission brings hardship?

  • How does Paul’s comments about the letter to the Laodiceans shape your view of Scripture?

  • Why does Paul start with prayer? How well does your current prayer life reflect God’s mission?

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