The Fight for Joy

A Daily Focus of Living for Christ

Colossians 3:1-4
I. Remember Your _________ is in Christ (Colossians 3:1a)
II. Resolve to ________ Christ Daily (Colossians 3:1b-2)


“If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God you’ll be at rest.” – Corrie Ten Boom


III. Reflect on the __________ for Christ (Colossians 3:3)

  1. Reflect on the _________.
  2. Reflect on your ________.


  1. Rejoice in the _________ you have with Christ (Colossians 3:4)


5 Essentials to Battle for Joy

  1. Proclaim the gospel to yourself
  2. Pray to Christ “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7
  3. Praise Christ
  4. Ponder Scripture “seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” Colossians 3:1b-2
  5. Participant in Christ-Centered Community “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17