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  1. Colossians 3:1-4 Set Your Mind On Things Above

  2. Colossians 3:1-4 1 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.

  3. Outline of the Chapter Colossians 3 I. Set Mind On Things Above (vv. 1-4) II. Put Off Old Man (vv. 5-9) III. Put On New Man (vv. 10-25)

  4. Colossians 3:1-4 Set Mind On Things Above I. What It Means To Seek Things Above

  5. What It Means To Seek... A. What We Are To Do: Seek 1.Seek:To discover To obtain 2. Set Mind: To think - Keep on thinking about - Devotion

  6. What It Means To Seek... A. What We Are To Do: Seek B. What We Are To Seek: Things above 1. Opposed to things of earth (chapter 2) 2. Spiritual things - pertain to serving Christ

  7. What It Means To Seek... A. What We Are To Do: Seek B. What We Are To Seek: Things above C. What This Means: - To the Colossians:

  8. Those whom Paul had been describing in the previous chapter sought for a higher mode of living, but it fell short of what which the Christian is to pursue. Their quest for mystical experiences was limited to the low level of such created existences as the principalities and powers, and their emphasis on asceticism (“touch not, taste not, handle not”) kept them bound to matter on the earth. The contrast is between things that are only subordinate and instrumental (things of earth) and things that are supreme and final (things of heaven). • Walton Weaver, Truth Commentaries - Philippians, Colossians, 488.

  9. What It Means To Seek... A. What We Are To Do: Seek B. What We Are To Seek: Things above C. What This Means: - To the Colossians: - To Us:

  10. But there will be this difference - from now on the Christian will see everything in the light and against the background of eternity. He will no longer live as if this world was all that mattered; he will see this world against the background of the larger world of eternity. • William Barclary, The Letters to the Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians, 177.

  11. Colossians 3:1-4 Set Mind On Things Above I. What It Means To Seek Things Above II. Why We Seek Things Above

  12. Why We Seek Things Above A. Raised with Christ(v. 1) B. Christ is setting at Right Hand (v. 1) C. You Died (v. 3)

  13. Colossians 3:1-4 Set Mind On Things Above I. What It Means To Seek Things Above II. Why We Seek Things Above III. Consequences To Seeking Things Above

  14. Consequences. . . A. Not on Things of Earth(v. 2) B. Life Hidden With Christ (v. 3) C. Appear in Glory (v. 4)

  15. Colossians 3:1-4 Set Mind On Things Above I. What It Means To Seek Things Above II. Why We Seek Things Above III. Consequences To Seeking Things Above