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The Year of the Kingdom
Archived – January 2, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Colossians 1:9-14

The Year of the Kingdom

January 2, 2022 / Larry Eide / Colossians 1:9-14

Q: How would you complete this sentence?

“I want this year to be the year         .”
Key Thought: How you GROW in 2022 will determine how you GO through 2022.

The Prayer (Colossians 1:9)

If we aren’t growing, we’re stagnating, which makes us .

Avoid things that become to God’s will. A big one for the Colossians was (combining secular ways with Christian truth).

To experience the of God, we must be by God!

Q: How are we filled with the knowledge of God’s will and with spiritual wisdom and understanding?

By being filled with , daily surrendering to his Spirit, reading his , praying, being in community with other , serving others, sharing your , suffering , seeking first the .

The Result (Colossians 1:10-12)

Living a life worthy of the Lord and him in every way.

Bearing in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God.

Like what? Fruit of the , growth in the of God, the lives of others!

Being strengthened with all according to his glorious might.

Developing , , and .

The Guarantee (Colossians 1:12-13)

is the guarantee!

This Week’s Spiritual Practice: Consider what needs to happen for God’s Kingdom to grow in and through you this year.

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