Oct 28, 2018
Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:15-17
It is highly significant that, from the very beginning, the Holy Spirit inspired passages like today's passage. This section reveals, in glorious description, the nature of the Son. For two thousand years there have been false ideas about who Jesus is. In a recent Ligonier...
Oct 21, 2018
Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:12-14
In this first section of Colossians, Paul has been thanking God for the conversion of the Colossian church. He had not been to Colossae, but wrote, "We always thank God . . . when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith" (Col 1:3,4). At the end of this paragraph of...
Oct 14, 2018
Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:9-14
When Paul prayed for the Colossians, this paragraph tells us what he asked God for on their behalf. This section is very helpful to us because it tells us what to pray for others and what to seek for ourselves.
Our prayers tend to be focused on physical problems that others have. ...
Oct 7, 2018
Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:1-8
When Paul was in his first Roman imprisonment, he wrote four letters which are usually known as his 'prison epistles.' These letters are Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon.
The letter to the Colossian Christians bears some similarities to Ephesians, but has a unique...