"#All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother and a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord: Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate and comfort your hearts; With Onesimus, a…"
"#Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man. Col. 4:6
We must allow the Holy Spirit to control our tongue so that we will know to use our speech with grace. Also seasoned with salt,…"
"#Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Col. 4:5
Paul is admonishing the Colossian believers to walk in wisdom toward those who believe not the gospel, by redeeming the time, for the days are evil. We too must watch how we…"
"#Continue in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving; Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds: That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.…"
"#Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven. Col. 4:1
Jehovah God is our Master in heaven and he requires earthly masters or employers to pay their workers a fair wage. God hates…"
"#And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not unto men; Knowing that of Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that does wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done and…"
"#Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God: Col. 3:22
The Greek word for servants is doulou and it describes the slave who was taken by his master…"
"#Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well-pleasing unto the Lord. Fathers provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged. Col. 3:20,21
Children are given the command to obey their parents in all things and Fathers…"
"#Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and be not bitter against them. Col. 3:18,19
Paul now shifts to the Christian home and how important it is for wives to submit unto your own…"
"#Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the…"
"#And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body and be ye thankful. Col. 3:14,15
Charity is above all the fruits of the Spirit…"
"#Put on, therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another and forgiving one another, if any man has a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you,…"
"#There is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free but Christ is all and in all. Col. 3:11
In Christ, we are all one and He is all and in all. The Church today is multicultural consisting of many…"
"#But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge…"
"#Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence and covetousness, which is idolatry; For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience: In the…"
"#When Christ, who is our life shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. Col. 3:4
The blessed hope of the Church is when Christ who is our life shall appear, then shall we also appear with him in glory. This hope purifies us, as we…"