In Colossians 4.2-6, Paul outlines for us how we are always to be watchful in prayer for ourselves, one another, and that God might provide us with the an opportunity to preach the mystery of Christ. We are also informed as to how we should relate to those outside the walls of the church.
Colossians 3:22-4:1. Paul moves to employees and how they serve the Lord Jesus. Historically, this passage has been used to oppress our African-American brothers and sisters, this must stop and be put into a correct biblical hermeneutic.
Colossians 3:18-21. A Christian does not live out their life in the Spirit with just God. Our faith is a relational faith that starts with those closest to us…our spouse and children.
Colossians 3.12-17 Paul reminds the believers to be shrouded and covered by the love of God. This naturally flows to others.
Paul has spent the first two chapters of Colossians speaking specifically to our identity in Christ. In Colossians 3.1-11, Paul will move us from who we are in Jesus specifically to how we ought to live out this new identity. In light of the resurrection, he will show us how putting on the new self, […]
Colossians 2.16-23 Legalists will always be in the church. It was true for the church in Colossae and it’s true of the church today. The temptation is to look and label others without reflecting, confessing, and repenting of the legalism in our own hearts.
Colossians 2.11-17 You have been made alive with Christ, so why on earth would you return to man-made systems of legalism?
In light of the conflicting heresies of gnosticism and legalism that are facing the church at Colossae, Paul admonishes the believers to stay the course under the headship of Christ, who is God and Lord of all.
Colossians 2. 1-5: Paul shows believers that we have full assurance of who we are in Christ and how are knit together in this identity.
In Colossians 1.24-29, Paul lays out what his burden is for the Church at Colossae, a people he has yet to see but has loved from afar.