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Closing Exhortations and Blessing

Colossians 4:16-18

Now when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.

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Colossians 3

This could be read as a set of rules but as I read yesterday that God wants our true love rather than pointless ritual there must be more to it than that. 167 more words

Philemon - Renewed Relationships

Philemon is the closest thing we have to a first-century email. An add-on to the book of Colossians, what can we learn from Paul’s personal letter to slave-owner Philemon? 16 more words


Colossians 1:18b; Brief Thoughts

18 … He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.

In verses 15 through 17 Paul established Jesus as the priority of all creation, the purpose for life, and the creator and sustainer of that life. 487 more words

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Final Greetings

Colossians 4:7-15

Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me. 8 I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts, 9 with Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you.

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Endurance, Patience, and Joy

In his letter to the Colossian believers, Paul continues his prayer for them.

“We also pray that you will be strengthened with all His Glorious Power, so that you will have all the endurance and patience you need. 244 more words