Protected Areas

Maybe I’m the only one, but I suspect that I’m not. We tend to have protected areas in our life. There are aspects of our life that we don’t want other people to meddle with. There may even be parts we want to keep hidden from friends and family. Perhaps we have been successful in creating some space, some insulation, protecting these areas of our life from others. But have you ever thought about God’s ability to access them? Have you ever considered the fact that nothing can be hidden from God?

I don’t point that out to scare you. I don’t see God playing the intimidation card on us. I do, however, think it is helpful to admit that nothing escapes God’s notice. I think it is important to note that God cares about even the ‘small’ details of our life. I don’t find that to be scary; I find that to be hugely comforting.

This morning I resumed a teaching series, based on the apostle Paul’s letter to the Colossians. It’s entitled, Let’s Be Different. Today we examined Colossians 3:18-24 and noted that Jesus cares immensely about how we get on with our spouse, our children, and our parents. Jesus cares immensely about how we get on in the workplace. Paul’s main point: Jesus is supreme over every aspect of our life. Have a listen and let me know your thoughts.

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One thought on “Protected Areas

  1. another thought provoking sermon. thx for shedding much light and wisdom on versus’ that most people struggle with. I plan to use my notes that i took from your sermon at our bible study. we happen to be studying the same verses!!! keep ’em coming!!

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