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An Evening of Thankfulness

Colossians 3:15

Vs. 1-4 – A description of our new life as new creations in Christ
Vs. 5-8 – What we are to put off
Vs. 9-17 – The priority of putting on the new man

Vs. 15 – Let the peace of Christ reign in your hearts and be thankful
.               A.  Peace
.                          Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:31-32, Proverbs 12:25
             B.  Thankful – we do not have to ‘feel’ thankful to be thankful.  We are to objectively look to
                     the Lord and see what He has done.
                         Psalm 7:17, 9:1, 105:1,

How are we to fulfill these commands
1.  We are no longer under the power of the old man.  Reckon that man dead.
2.  When we put off the old man, we are now to put on the new man.
3.  Cultivate a lifestyle of thankfulness.  The fruit of the lips that give thanks to His name.