Live Your Life In Christ

Colossians 2:6-7 “As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him: rooted and built up in Him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.”
1. As You Have Received Him.
a. We have received Christ. “Now if any man has not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His” (Romans 8:9).
2. So Walk in Him.
a. Live in connection with the Spirit of Christ.
b. “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit” (Galatians 5:25).
3. Rooted and Built Up in Him.
a. To be rooted means we are to be anchored in Him.
1. This keeps us from drifting from God.
2. This gives us stability and security–helps us to stand firm in the storms of life.
b. To be rooted means to receive from Him that which we need to be healthy spiritually.
1. This provides what we need to grow spiritually.
2. This helps us to be strong spiritually and to be spiritually productive.
4. Established in The Faith.
a. The result of receiving Christ, walking in Him and being rooted and built up in Him.
b. We will be “able to stand against the wiles of the devil” (Ephesians 6:11) and to resist him.
5. Abounding in The Faith with Thanksgiving.
a. Overflowing with thanksgiving because of our new life in Christ and all that is ours because of this.

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