Living Like the New You - Part 1

May 1, 2022 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: The Preeminent Christ

Passage: Colossians 3:5–11


Two mistakes about the Christian life:

1. _______________ grace.

2. _______________ grace.


I. Living Like the New You Means to Stop Sinning. vv. 5, 8-9a

1. It must be done in light of the _______________ you.

“Therefore” v. 5

2. We must deal with our _______________ not our outward actions.

Matthew 15:18-19

3. We must understand it will take _______________ measures.

Matthew 5:29


II. Reasons to Live Like the New You. vv. 6-7, 9b-11

1. Sin is _______________.

“which is idolatry” v. 5

2. Sin brings God’s _______________.

“On account of these the wrath of God is coming” v. 6

3. Sin is a part of your _______________.

“In these you too once walked” v. 7

4. The new you is being _______________.

“Have put on the new self, which is being renewed” v. 10



“Christ is all, and in all”


Application Questions

1. Are you more likely to abuse grace of forget grace? Explain.
2. How does remembering who you are in Christ help you to say “no” to sin?
3. Are you willing to do whatever it takes to remove habitual sin from your life?
4. How does the Gospel make all people equal?


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