A Champion’s Prayer

April 19, 2015 – Pastor Matt James – “A Champion’s Prayer”


Passage: Colossians 1:1-14

Intro: How would you feel if you knew Paul was praying for you?

  1. Giving thanks to God for you.
  2. Praying non-stop to God for you.
  3. How confident in Christ would you feel?

Transition: Let’s Get Crazy With Our Faith!

  1. Pray this prayer for Living Water every day this week!
  2. Believe that God hears and is going to answer this prayer!

Examining the Prayer:

  1. We are known! And we are appreciated!
  2. Paul gave thanks for their love for God and others!
  3. God spoke this prayer to us through Paul and the Colossian church.
  4. There are people outside of this church praying for us daily!
  5. There is a purpose to our lives and Living Water.
  6. To live a life worthy of Jesus.
  7. To be pleasing to God in every way.
  8. To be like Christ.

James 1:22-24

  1. We are emulating a Champion!
  2. We have faith for all situations.
  3. We have joy in all that God does for us.
  4. We are Qualified for His Kingdom.

Closing: The Rescuer has arrived.

  1. There is a Dominion/Kingdom of Darkness.
  2. Our inheritance is in our Redeemer.

Prayer: To have the confidence that comes from our Champion!


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