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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...

By The Will Of God

[1] Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, Colossians 1:1 May I suggest that before reading this blog, which is the start of my new series, that you take some time out to read Paul’s letter to the church at Colossae. Better known...

Should Church Life Be Simpler Than We Make IT?

[11] Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. [12] Greet one another with a holy kiss. [13] All the saints greet you. 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 There are...

He Was Crucified In Weakness But Lives By The Power Of God

[1] This is the third time I am coming to you. Every charge must be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. [2] I warned those who sinned before and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, that if I...

The Signs Of A True Apostle

[11] I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not at all inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing. [12] The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with utmost patience, with signs and...