Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on April 30, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Delphi, Indiana. ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠First Baptist Church⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ is an evangelical church in Delphi, Indiana helping people find and follow Jesus. Our mission is to declare God’s truth, disciple God’s people, delight in God’s Son, and display God’s glory. Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:30am. Sunday School begins at 9:30am. We gather at 103 S. Indiana Street, Delphi, Indiana 46923.

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Big Idea:  Pray for God to fill his people so that we may be fully pleasing to him.

1.  The Reason [Colossians 1:9a]
       A.  Paul prays for Christians he has never met personally.
       B.  Paul prays unceasingly.
       C.  Paul links prayers of thanksgiving to prayers of petition.

2.  The Request [Colossians 1:9b]

3.  The Result [Colossians 1:10–12a]
       A.  Bearing Fruit
       B.  Growing in Knowledge
       C.  Being Strengthened
       D.  Giving Thanks

4.  The Rescue [Colossians 1:12b–14]
       A.  Enabled
       B.  Transferred
       C.  Redeemed