Pray This

Posted on 02/15/17 by David Lindell in Prayer Meeting

In this message, Pastor David Lindell preaches a powerful sermon titled, “Pray This.” Join us as we study Paul’s prayer for the Colossians in Colossians 1:9-14 and learn how intentional prayer can impact your life and relationship with God. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to pray and live the life God has called you to live.

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Pray This

Colossians 1:9–14 ESV
9And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy; 12giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. 13He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, 14in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

1. A Life of Worth

Colossians 1:10a ESV
10so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him

Ephesians 5:10b NET
10learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

2. A Fruitful Life

Colossians 1:10b ESV
10fruit in every good work

3. A Life of Continuous Growth

Colossians 1:10 ESV
10increasing in the knowledge of God;

Colossians 1:10b NLT
10All the while, you will grow as you learn to know God better and better.

4. A Life of Endurance

Colossians 1:11 ESV
12being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy;

5. A Life of Thanksgiving

Colossians 1:12a ESV
12giving thanks to the Father

Colossians 1:12–14 ESV
12giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. 13He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, 14in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.