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Learning to be Rooted in Christ

Rooted Week 10

Learning to be Rooted in Christ

Colossians 3:12-17

Appropriate Attire Requires:

Dressing the part convincingly (v.12-13)
* Gentleness/meekness- strength under control
* Patience – controlling desire to want to lose it
* Bear with each other – uphold and support somebody else
* Forgiveness
* Love

What Forgiveness is NOT:

  1. Ignoring the issue
  2. Downplaying the hurt
  3. Forgetting

What Forgiveness Is:

  1. A decision
    * Not going to bring up offense except to person’s benefit.
    * Wont’ bring offense up to others.
    * Won’t bring offense back up to myself.
  2. Creating a culture corporately (v.15-17)
    * Peaceful unity
    * Biblically saturated minds
    * Worship driven lifestyle