NextLevel Online: Colossians

Session 2: Interrupt Forgetting (1:1-14)

Remember who you are (1:1-2) Remember what God has done (1:3-8) Remember where God is taking you (1:9-14)


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Opening Thoughts

  • Looking back and ahead…

  • What is going on in 1:1-14?

Remember who you are (1:1-2)

  • “in Colossae, in Christ”

  • “saints” / “holy people”

Remember what God has done (1:3-8)

  • Faith (and) love (from) hope

  • The “fruit” of the gospel

Remember where God is taking you (1:9-14)

  • Growing in wisdom…

  • “walking worthily”

Those who fall first drift; those who drift first forget; so…

Questions for Discussion and Reflection

  • What was going on in Colossae and how does that compare to our culture?

  • When was the last time you were tempted to think Jesus wasn’t sufficient to provide everything you need?

  • In what way have you seen God move in your life and in the lives of those around you?

  • Which of the things Paul prays for is most encouraging to you? Which is the one that you’re most excited about becoming?

About NextLevel Online

The vision of Ozark Christian College is to glorify God by evangelizing the lost and edifying Christians worldwide. The mission of Ozark Christian College is to train men and women for Christian service as a degree-granting institution of biblical higher education.