Adhesive Faith

Adhesive Faith

Sunday, November 20, 2022
| Colossians 1:11-20

We connect to Jesus through our eyes, our hours and our engagement.

Jesus Christ “is before all things,” says the apostle Paul to the Colossians, “and in him all things hold together” (1:17).

When it comes to holding things together, Jesus is stickier than Super Glue. Stronger than Gorilla Glue. More lasting than Loctite Ultra Gel.

Without him, everything falls apart.

Although it sounds odd, Jesus is the glue. “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation,” says Paul, and “all things have been created through him and for him” (vv. 15-16). Jesus was part of the creation of the world, long before his birth in Bethlehem. As the eternal Son of God, he continues to live and hold everything together with a powerful bond.

Jesus is all about adhesion.

Speaking of adhesion, did you hear about the guy who had to quit his job at the Super Glue factory?

He was getting too attached to his coworkers.

He couldn’t separate himself from his work.

But seriously, Jesus is the glue. For...


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