GRATITUDE Colossian 1:3 Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, We give thanks

GRATITUDE Colossian 1:3 Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, “We give thanks” First w...
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GRATITUDE Colossian 1:3 Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, “We give thanks” First word in sentence – one word in Greek. Eucharisteo - to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude “GIVING THANKS” Appreciation is great medicine for the soul. 3 We

give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Colossians 1:12 12 giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. Colossians 2:7 7 rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it* with thanksgiving. Colossians 3:15 15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Colossians 3:17 17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. Colossians 4:2 2 Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;

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He gave thanks to God for them, that they had embraced the gospel of Christ, and given proofs that their faith was real. Thanksgiving ought to be a part of every prayer TWO POINTS HERE: 1. Whom he gives thanks to: To God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ as well as our Father; Romans 15:6 6 that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 1:3 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, 2 Corinthians 11:31 31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed forever. . . Ephesians 1:3 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with in the heavenly places in Christ, Matthew 26:39 39 He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will." Matthew 26:42 42 Again, a second time, He went away and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if this cup cannot pass away from Me unless* I drink it, Your will be done." John 10:30 30 I and My Father are one."

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John 14:9 9 Jesus said to him, . . He who has seen Me has seen the Father; so how can you say, 'Show us the Father'? Revelation 1:6 6 and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen. LORD kurios - supreme in authority, MASTER JESUS Iesous - Jehovah the savior Christos - anointed, the Messiah He is the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ as well as our Father; We are His adopted children. Romans 8:13-17 13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. 14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. 15 For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father." 16 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, 17 and if children, then heirs — heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ. . .

Galatians 4:4-7 4 But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born* of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. 6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, "Abba, Father!"

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you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of* God through Christ. 2. What he gives thanks for: —for the graces of God in them, which were evidences of the grace of God towards them: Colossians 1:4-6 1. v. 4a 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus 2. v. 4b and of your love for all the saints; 3. v.5a 5 because of the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel, 4. v. 6c 6 which has come to you, as it has also in all the world, and is bringing forth fruit, Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

praying always for you, PRAYING FOR OTHERS Colossians 1:9-14 9 For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 10 that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy; 12 giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. 13 He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love,

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whom we have redemption through His blood,* the forgiveness of sins. Ephesians 1:15-19 15 Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, 18 the eyes of your understanding* being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power Philippians 1:9-11 9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, 10 that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, 11 being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God. Ephesians 3:14-21 14 For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15 from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height — 19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. 20 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,

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Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. GRATITUDE FILE: SERMONS/COLOSSIANS/1.3 GRATITUDE/04.21.14

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