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Colossians 2:6-7 (NIV)

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. 79 more words

Life

Blogging With Saint Paul: The secret way to spiritual maturity is no secret and is not easy.

Colossians 3

Paul now offers his own words of wisdom that will help the believers grow into the image of Christ, to gain spiritual maturity. This does not involve learning spiritual secrets or following the law or adopting an ascetic lifestyle. 287 more words

Bible

Blogging With Saint Paul: No one may boast in themselves.

Colossians 2

The nature of the false teaching that appeared at Colossi seemed to be a blend of Jewish legalism, Greek, philosophy and mysticism. This syncretistic form of mysticism put humans at the center of life, and claimed that they had the ability to control their own destiny. 260 more words

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I am...an Inheritor

I am…an Inheritor

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,  and into an… 225 more words

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Introducing... Study the Word: Colossians

Hey friends! Although I am still in the transition phase from moving across the country (and my time for blogging has significantly decreased as a result), I have been feeling the Lord prompting me to share some insights from my personal Bible study time. 1,198 more words

Faith

Blogging With Saint Paul: It’s all about Jesus.  

Colossians 1

Paul writes to the church in Colossi, one he has not personally visited and had no hand in founding. He praises the believers for their faith and zeal in Christ, words that form the prelude to an issue that is troubling the church and Paul as well: syncretism, the watering down of the Christian message through the adoption of human philosophic and or scientific principles to explain reality. 313 more words

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How Do You Measure Success?

As humans, we tend to measure success in things that we can visibly see, such as the amount of money in the bank, the number of material possessions we have, a number on a scale, etc.  314 more words