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?


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?



With whom am I sharing that hope? _____________________________________________