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Outline Section II

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

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

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