LIFE IS A CHOICE

Text:  Colossians 2:13-15  Then God made you alive with Christ, for He forgave all our sins.  14) He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the Cross.  15) In this way, He disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities.  He shamed them publicly by His victory over them on the Cross.

Revelations 3:1  I know all the things you do, and that you have a reputation for being alive - but you are dead.”

Colossians 2:13  Then God made you alive with Christ, for He forgave all our sins. 

2. All Records and Charges Against You are Cancelled

Colossians 2:14 He canceled the record of the charges against us…

John 3:17-18  For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.  Whoever believes in Him is not condemned… 

2 Corinthians 5:21  For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

3. All Your Sins Were Nailed to the Cross

Colossians 2:14  He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the Cross. 

Colossians 2:15  He has forgiven you all your sins: He has utterly wiped out the written evidence of broken commandments which always hung over our heads, and has completely annulled it by nailing it to the cross.

4. All Your Enemies are Disarmed

Colossians 2:15  In this way, He disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities. 

1 Corinthians 2:8  None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

5. We have Victory by the Cross 

Colossians 2:15  In this way, He disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities.  He shamed them publicly by His victory over them on the Cross.

Revelation 1:18  I am He that lived, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, and have the keys of hell and of death

Matthew 16:19  And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.

Luke 10:17  Lord, even the demons submit to us in Your name

Hebrew 2:7-8  You crowned them with glory and honor  8) and put everything under their feet.”  In putting everything under them, God left nothing that is not subject to them.

Romans 8:19  For creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.