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The Sufficiency of Christ

Outline of section II

Christ our all in all

II. The Sufficiency of Christ Ch.2:4-3:4

Paul gives warning of 4 dangers. The apostle shows that Christ is the answer to every one of them.

A.  A modern-day parable

  1. A modern-day parable

B. Walk in Christ Col.2:4-7

  1. Danger 1 and Answer overview
  2. Enticing Words   (1)  — From the simplicity in Christ
  3. Enticing Words   (2)  — From doubt to disobedience
  4. Enticing words   (3)  — The love of the world
  5. As ye received    (1)  —  Walk
  6. As ye received    (2) —  Pleasing God
  7. As ye received    (3) —  In Christ
  8. Concluding thoughts on section B

C. Complete in Christ Col.2:8-15

  1.  Danger 2 and Answer overview
  2.  Vain Philosophy (1)– Of the world, not of Christ
  3.  Vain Philosophy (2)– Nothing new under the Sun
  4.  Complete in Christ — A Fourfold completeness
  5.  Circumcised in Christ (1) – -The true Circumcision
  6. Circumcised in Christ (2) — A Stiff necked people
  7. Circumcised in Christ (3) — Circumcised in heart
  8. Baptised into Christ (1) –Identification
  9. Baptised into Christ (2) –By One Spirit
  10. Baptised into Christ (3) –Co-crucified
  11. Freed in Christ (1) — The debt of the Law
  12. Freed in Christ (2) — Christ our Righteousness
  13. Victorious in Christ (1) — The Supremacy of Christ at the Cross
  14. Victorious in Christ (2) — Overcoming
  15. Victorious in Christ (3) — Who can be against us?
  16. Concluding thoughts on section C
  17.  Appendices Section C –Introduction to the Types
  18. Appx. C (i) — Creation (1) – -Born from above
  19. Appx. C (ii) — Creation (2) — The True Light
  20. Appx. C (iii) — The Flood (1) — Jesus our Propitiation
  21. Appx. C (iv) — The Flood (2) — A New Creation
  22. Appx. C (v) — The Exodus (1) — Deliverance
  23. Appx. C(vi) — The Exodus (2) — Redemption
  24. Appx. C(vii) — The Exodus (3) — Translated!
  25. Appx. C(viii) — Crossing Jordan (1)–Entering Rest
  26. Appx. C(ix)–Crossing Jordan (2) –Cut off from Adam
  27. Appx. C(x) — The Mantle from on High–Clothed with Power
  28. Appx. C(xi)– Naaman–To the Gentiles Foolishness
  29. App. C(xii) — Jonah–To the Jews a stumbling block

D. Christ the Reality Col.2:16-17

  1. Danger 3 and Answer Overview
  2. Legalism (1)–Law upon Law
  3. Legalism (2)–Except ye..
  4. Legalism (3)–Those that Trouble
  5. Let no one Judge (1)– Shadow and Substance
  6. Let no one Judge (2)– God’s Righteousness
  7. Let no One Judge (3) — No Condemnation
  8. Concluding thoughts on section D

E. Christ our Life Col.2:18-3:4

  1.  Danger 4 and Answer Overview
  2.  Mysticism (1) — Let no one disqualify you
  3.  Mysticism (2) — Voluntary humility
  4.  Mysticism (3) — Angel Encounters?
  5.  Mysticism (4) — Visions (1)
  6.  Mysticism (5) — Visions (2)
  7. The Body and the Head — One Body, one Head
  8. Asceticism (1)- Food & Marriage
  9. Asceticism (2)- Neglect of the body
  10. Christ our Life (1)
  11. Christ our Life (2)
  12. Concluding thoughts on section E