Hold Fast the Light

Paul's Letter to the Colossians

Our Utterly Untrivial God

Colossians 4:18 • October 2, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian ends our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 4:18, where we hear Paul’s chains preach and exult in our utterly untrivial God and his weighty word of free grace.

Unspectacular Us

Colossians 4:7-17 • September 25, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 4:7-17, where we find that even the greetings and mundane instructions of Scripture are God-breathed and profitable.

Open Doors & Prison Walls

Colossians 4:3-6 • September 18, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 4:3-6, where Paul aims to fling everything into orbit around what he calls, "the mystery of Christ."

Kill Your Miserly God

Colossians 4:2 • August 28, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 4:2, where Paul urges us to steadfast, watchful, joyful prayer to the God who delights to fill up our lack.

A Slave's Inheritance

Colossians 3:22-4:1 • August 21, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:22-4:1, in which we ask the question, “What reward could be so all-surpassingly satisfying as to make a slave’s life lived in obedience to a fallen, earthly master for the sake of Christ better than the luxurious life of a King lived for the sake of earthly pleasures?”

Heavenly Father(hood)

Colossians 3:20-21 • August 14, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:20-21, where Paul lays out a distinctively Gospel-way for parenting.

You and I, a Parable

Colossians 3:18-19 • August 7, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:18-19, in which we discover God’s lovely, joyful, and sin-mortifying vision for Christian marriage.

Dress Code

Colossians 3:12-17 • July 24, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:12-17, where Paul describes the dress code of the Church.

Blood & Skin: Why Black Lives Matter

Colossians 3:11 • July 17, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:11, where Paul unveils an ancient and deeply rooted sin of man—racism—and the Gospel answer to it.

On the Mortification of Sin

Colossians 3:5-10 • July 10, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:5-10, where Paul urges us to hate and kill sin wherever we find it.

Eternity Wakefulness

Colossians 3:1-4 • July 3, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 3:1-4. Last week, Paul told us that legalism and law are powerless to save or change us. This week, he shows us what will: eternity wakefulness.

Pocketknife Legalism, Sin Army

Colossians 2:16-23 • June 26, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 2:16-23, where Paul warns us not to go up in the fight against sin armed with the pocketknife of legalism.

Death, Debt, & Devil Disarmed

Colossians 2:11-15 • June 19, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 2:11-15, a walk through the Garden of God’s New Creation, the very heart of the Gospel and goodness of God.

Christ-Captive, Clear-Sighted

Colossians 2:6-10 • June 12, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 2:6-10, where Paul begs believers to be captive to and captivated by Christ over all.

The War, The Wolf, & Our Witness

Colossians 2:1-5 • June 5, 2016 • Brian Sauvé

Pastor Brian continues our verse-by-verse study through the book of Colossians with Colossians 2:1-5, where Paul takes up the sword of the Spirit against the strongholds of Satan.

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