THE STEDFASTNESS OF YOUR FAITH

Col 2:4-5  “And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words. For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.” With great love for the cause of Christ, Paul has written to … Continue reading THE STEDFASTNESS OF YOUR FAITH

BEING KNIT TOGETHER IN LOVE

Col 2:1-3  “For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh; That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the … Continue reading BEING KNIT TOGETHER IN LOVE

CHRIST IN YOU, THE HOPE OF GLORY

Col 1:27-29  “To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: Whereunto I also labour, … Continue reading CHRIST IN YOU, THE HOPE OF GLORY

TO FULFILL THE WORD OF GOD

Col 1:25-26  “Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:” In verse twenty-four, Paul has expressed his joy in … Continue reading TO FULFILL THE WORD OF GOD

YOU HATH HE RECONCILED

Col 1:21-24  “And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight: If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope … Continue reading YOU HATH HE RECONCILED

HE IS THE HEAD OF THE BODY

Col 1:18-20  “And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell; And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to … Continue reading HE IS THE HEAD OF THE BODY

BY HIM WERE ALL THINGS CREATED

Col 1:15-17  “Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: And he is before … Continue reading BY HIM WERE ALL THINGS CREATED

DELIVERED FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS

Col 1:12-14  “Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:” In … Continue reading DELIVERED FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS

FILLED WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS WILL

Col 1:9-11  “For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good … Continue reading FILLED WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS WILL

THE GOSPEL IS COME UNTO YOU

Col 1:6-8  “Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of … Continue reading THE GOSPEL IS COME UNTO YOU