Deeply Rooted: Remaining Rooted and Grounded in Christ
Lesson: Stay Rooted and Grounded
In our previous lesson we considered Jesus as the Root of Jesse. We discovered that He is our source. Our life is dependent on our connection to Him. Now let us consider how to stay rooted and grounded in Christ by considering Colossians 2:1-7.
What are you doing to remain rooted and grounded in Christ?
As we read Colossians 2:1-7, we learn from Paul how to stay rooted in grounded in Christ.
Paul begins this section of his letter to the saints in Colossae by expressing his struggle (vv. 1-2)
What was Paul’s struggle for the saints in Colossae and Laodicea?
What, according to this passage, is God’s mystery? ______________________
What does verse 3 reveal about the importance of knowing Christ?
There are four key words in this verse:
As we read verses 4-5, the reason Paul was struggling for the saints is revealed.
What was the reason Paul was struggling for the saints?
How does this apply to us today?
It is in this context that we read verses 6-7. These are instructions given to keep the saints from being deceived.
What instructions were given to the saints to keep them from being deceived?
How do we apply these instructions in order to stay rooted and grounded in Christ?
What happens when saints stay rooted and grounded in Christ?