Heavenly Minded and Earthly Good

April 24, 2022 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: The Preeminent Christ

Passage: Colossians 3:1–4


“Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes

I. Remember Who You Are in Christ.

1. Believers are _______________ with Christ.

If then you have been raised with Christ.” v. 1

2. Believers have _______________ with Christ.

For you have died.” v. 3

3. Believers are _______________ in Christ.

…and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” v. 3

4. Believers _______________ in Christ.

When Christ who is your life appears.” v. 4

5. Believers are _______________ in Christ.

…then you also will appear with him in glory.” v. 4

II. Focus Your Heart and Mind on God.

If then…seek the things that are above…set your minds on those things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.” vv. 1-2




Application Questions

1. How have you been so heavenly minded that you were no earthly good?
2. Have you ever considered your “position” in Christ? How can you remember who you are in Christ?
3. How can you seek and set your minds on things above daily? What help do you need to do that?
4. What is your greatest obstacle to seeing your life from a heavenly perspective?

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