Sermon Notes 2017 02 19 PM

February 19, 2017 PM
Rev. Stephen Dervan
#5 in series

WARRIORS WANTED
Colossians 4:2-6

1. We have a __ to the ministry of __. (v. 2a)

Continue... the idea that it is __

Steadfastly... with great __

"...pray without ceasing," – 1 Thessalonians 5:17

"Prayer is to be the great habit of our lives." – John Phillips

2. Celebrate __ prayer with __. (v. 2b)

Looking for...
• God's __
• His __

"Being thankful towards the Father is an act of praise that reaffirms that He is the giver of all blessings and is true to His Word."

Paul mentions that believers should be thankful in 1:3, 12; 2:7; 3:15-17.

When we celebrate answered prayer we...
• Honor the Father
• __ our faith
• Cause others to trust
• __ others to pray
• Create an __

3. We have the responsibility to pray for __. (v. 3)

What if we lived the Luke 10:2 principle?

• God did not just save you from your __, but He also saved you to send you into the lives of the __.

• Stop __ and start __.

We never have to pray about engaging in that which the Bible has already told us to do.