New Beginnings with the Alpha and Omega

Colossians 1:15-23

Pew Bible Pg. 956

 

 

I. Jesus is our Beginning. Col 1:15-16, 18

A. He chose us by His grace. Eph. 1:4, Col. 1:21

 

B. He gave us our faith. Heb. 12:1-2, Col. 1:19-20, 22

 

 

II. Jesus is our Sustainer. Col 1:17

 

A. His Power, His Peace, His Hope, His Love

 

B. We need what He gives all day, every day. John 15:1-11, Col. 1:23

 

 

III. With Jesus, there is no end.

 

A. Even through troubled times, we hope in Him. Rom. 8:18-25

 

B. Jesus makes all things new. Rev. 21:5-6

 

 

Do I have Jesus? __________________________________________________________

 

Am I living daily with Him holding me up, or do I turn to other people or things?

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If I do turn, to whom or what do I turn? _________________________________________

 

How do I hold on to the hope in Jesus that there is no end?

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With whom am I sharing that hope? _____________________________________________