11/20, SS, Rooted in Christ
Bible Text: Col. 2:6-8; Ps. 1:1-6 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: Fruit by the Bushel
I. The Planting of Spiritual Roots
A. We must be planted in Christ.
B. We must Pursue Christ.
II. The Prevention of Spiritual Roots
A. The culture of this world in an enemy
B. The crowd of the ungodly is an enemy
III. The Product of the Spiritual Roots
A. We will produce spiritual fruit.
1. Gal. 5:22-23; Ps. 1:3
2. Spiritual fruit is visible. If there is no fruit, you have a problem with your ‘roots’.
B. We will produce consistent fruit.
1. Ps. 1:4. Have you every considered that when God sends trials and tribulations in your life, he is just getting rid of the chaff.
Conclusion: Fruit bearing is based on deep roots in Christ. It continues as a person pursues Christ.