Overwhelmed by the First


Colossians 1:14-23

(The School of Athens by Raphael)

Being overwhelmed by the supremacy of Christ renders us servants

What is necessary for you to be redeemed and reconciled?

 Discovery Questions


Read Colossians 1:14-23. How can your life reflect each of these statements about Jesus to others?

With your family:

Read through each phrase of the passage and ask what it means about Jesus. Also ask how we can show others it’s true.

With your small group:

  1. Read Colossians 1:14-23.
  2. What stands out to you in these verses? Why?
  3. What bothers you about these verses? Why?
  4. Discuss the self-reflection question above.
  5. Think through your typical week and discuss how “Jesus is first” would alter your days.
  6. Given this passage, what should you do this week?


Next week, Damon Jasperson will be our guest teacher.

Reading the Bible Through as a Church for 2018

We will be reading a Bible plan from YouVersion, "Walk Through The Bible 365 - April"

We encourage you to:

1) Download the YouVersion Bible app onto your device;

2) Then select "Plans" and then "Find plans;"

3)  Search for "Walk Through April" and find "Walk Through The Bible 365 - April" plan;

4) Select "Start plan."  

5) Each month you should be able to "catch me up" to the first day of each month and stay on track reading through the Bible together.

  (https://www.bible.com/reading-plans/2129-walk-with-god-for-35-days)  or