Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on May 21, 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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Main Point:  Preach and suffer for Christ in such a way as to show that Christ is your hope and your treasure.

1.  Stewarding of the Mystery [Colossians 1:25–27]
       A.  A Stewardship Given by God
       B.  A Stewardship for the Church of God
       C.  A Stewardship of the Word of God
              1)  Revealing the Mystery
              2)  Reveling in the Messiah

2.  Speaking of the Messiah [Colossians 1:28–29]
       A.  Proclamation
       B.  Purpose
       C.  Power

3.  Suffering for the Mission [Colossians 1:24]
       A.  Messianic Woes
       B.  Missional Suffering