NextLevel Online: Colossians

Session 6: Just Keep Walking (2:6-15)

Continue in Christ (2:6-15)


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Opening Thoughts

  • Why is this sometimes seen as “Colossians in brief”?

  • Paul’s “Thesis”

Continue in Christ (2:6-15)

  • Col 2:6-7

    • What Paul “received”…

    • Metaphors for spiritual maturity

  • Col 2:8

    • The context for what Paul is saying…

    • Tests to apply to ideas to “here is how you should live”

  • Col 2:9-15

    • You won’t find a better…

    • You won’t find a better…

Questions for Discussion and Reflection

  • What would you say so far is the message of Colossians in your own words?

  • Which of Paul’s metaphors for spiritual maturity is most compelling to you?

  • What ideas compete with Jesus in attempting to guide the way you live? How do theymeasure up to the tests suggested by 2:8?

  • What do we learn about the person and work (identity and mission) of Christ in 2:9-15? What are the practical consequences of forgetting these truths?

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.