(Colossians 1:1-2)

Hold Fast: “To bear down, grit it out, stay the course. Originally a nautical term probably borrowed from the Dutch “houd vast” (hold tight) referring to the importance of securely gripping a ship’s rigging. Times are tough right now but we got to hold fast and ride it out.”


I. Beware of “Secret, Hidden” Knowledge

1. Exodus 7:9-13

2. Deuteronomy 13:1-4

3. Ephesians 4:11-16


II. Don’t be Deceived by Hedonism

1. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

2. 2 Timothy 3:1-5

3. 2 Peter 2:1-3


III. The Dangers of Legalism

1. Mark 7:1-7

2. 2 Corinthians 3:5-6

3. Galatians 4:8-11


IV. Epilogue –– Its All in the Book — Read It!

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” (Romans 15:4)

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