Ok if you would pull out your outlines we’re going through a series in the book of Colossians and the whole theme of the book of Colossians if you don’t have a bible, there’s or even if you do, we can all have the same text if you look at the outline the whole text is on your outline the theme of the book of Colossians is that we have this hidden treasure and he’s told us what the hidden treasure is. He says even though we are enemies of god and full of evil in our life. That Jesus Christ came and died on the Christ so that we could become friends of God. And Jesus did more then that but he brings us into the very presence of God and he present us to God holy and blameless without a single fault. And then he tells, sorta summarizes the whole theme of the book and we are gonna come at it again just another direction. And its this the whole the secret this hidden treasure is that Christ is in you. And this is your assurance that you’re gonna share in the glory of God. That you’re gonna be everything that you want to be. That you’re gonna be like Christ so its Christ in you.
And so this morning he starts off as we look at Colossians chapter 2 beginning t verse 8. He begins with a warning because he’s afraid that these people in Colossian, and I think its very applicable to us will loose their treasure. So look at what it says Colossians chapter 2. The warning. Don’t let anyone lead you astray with empty philosophy and high sounding nonsense that comes form human thinking and evil powers of this world and not from Christ. His point is don’t let someone steal your treasure. And in Colossae and Lebase the two cities he wrote this letter to they were mixing together Greek philosophy a little eastern mysticism, some of the culture that they had and then they took the truths of Jesus Christ and they just mixed them all together. And they though this is great and we are coming up with our own thinking. And he says your gonna loose ...
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