The message of Colossians 2 gives us assurance of the scandal of grace in an unlikely place: Christian community locally and globally. Being held together as one Body is the strength and grounding for a faith in God's scandalous grace.
In Jeremiah 36 and the cleansing of the Temple in John's Gospel, we are confronted with God's warnings of consequence for sin. Our response--knowing fear, or love, is all the difference in our repentance but God's desire is always the same.
Part of a series on worldview, this sermon looks at the person and work of God the Holy Spirit--especially in contrast to the spirit of the age and how the Holy Spirit reveals grace and power in the midst of Christian life.