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By Him, Through Him And For Him

[16] For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. Colossians 1:16 Have you ever thought that the smallest words can have the...

Delivered From Darkness

[13] He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, Colossians 1:13 When Paul was on trial before King Agrippa he did not put up a sound defence but gave an account of what had happened to him on the road to...

Qualified By The Father

[12] giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. Colossians 1:12 Paul’s use of the word “qualified” got me thinking. I am definitely unqualified to be a surgeon in hospital but I have never been disqualified...

Pleasing To Him

[10] so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; Colossians 1:10 To all preachers, have you ever prepared a sermon and then scrapped it and started again? I have many...

The Dynamic Of Prayer (Part 1)

[9] And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, Colossians 1:9 There are so many books on prayer and so many conflicting ideas and styles...

The Word Of Truth

[5] because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, [6] which has come to you, as indeed in the whole world it is bearing fruit and increasing—as it also does among you, since the day you heard it and...

Build Your Life On Hope (Part 1)

[4] since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, [5] because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, Colossians 1:4-5 Paul had heard of the faith and...

We Always Thank God

[3] We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, [4] since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, Colossians 1:3-4 When Paul says “I always thank God,” it got me thinking about a...