Colossians 4:2-6 “Achieve With Your Words”
Colossians 4:2–4 (CSB) 2 Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. 3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains, 4 so that I may make it known as I should.
WE MUST PRAY DILIGENTLY
· FAITHFUL PRAYERS– Devote –
· INTENTIONAL PRAYERS – Stay Alert –
· THANKFUL PRAYERS – Thanksgiving –
· PURPOSEFUL PRAYERS – Pray Also For Us –
o Pray For God To Open Doors For The Gospel
o Pray For Boldness in Sharing The Gospel –
Colossians 4:5 (CSB) 5 Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.
WE MUST PRACTICE WISDOM
· WISDOM IN ACTIONS
· WISDOM IN OUR TIME
Colossians 4:6 (CSB) 6 Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.
WE MUST PREACH
· PREACH WITH GRACE
· PREACH WITH SALT
· PREACH WITH DISCERNMENT