|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Two, Lesson Two
PROTECTING THE FLOCK Page
** This is referring to our growth of course, but before we go any further in this verse - Who is it that causes Christians to grow, to mature, to become more like their beloved Savior?
** Now back in our verse, what is the method by which God causes His children to grow into Christlikeness?
** The Colossians had a wonderful response to their times of instruction in God's word. We would do well to emulate them. How did they respond?
V. 8 ** Alright then, we have seen that Paul's first tactic in waging war against heresy was to encourage Christians to walk in the truth. That might have been good enough, but Paul wants to go beyond practice to prevention. What do you suppose is his second tactic in waging this spiritual war?
** What is it that could captivate our thinking, if we are not constantly on guard?