NextLevel Online: Colossians

Session 7: Avoid Dead Ends (2:16-23)

Colossians 2:16-23: What are we talking about? Colossians 2:16-23: What are we saying about these things?



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Colossians 2:16-23: What are we talking about?

  • Generally, we’re talking about various paths to…

  • Specifically, we’re looking at various (religious) practices

Colossians 2:16-23: What are we saying about these things?

  • Question: Are such things still ever helpful to us? If so, under what circumstances?

  • Clear teaching: We must not allow others to these practices on us.

  • Implications:

    • __________.

    • __________.

Questions for Discussion and Reflection

  • What spiritual practices do you think are most important for growing in spiritual maturity?

  • How might these practices help and/or hinder your growth in Christ?

  • What was wrong with the various practices Paul is criticizing in Colossians?

  • What religious rituals have been imposed on you improperly – practices that are not sanctioned by Scripture as a matter of obedience?

  • What is something you learned from this text that you must never forget?

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