Colossians 4: Conduct Yourselves with Wisdom

Colossians 3: The New Self

The letter to the Colossians may be divided into two parts. Chapters 1 and 2 address doctrine, whereas chapters 3 and 4 offer application. Paul’s first command is to keep seeking the things above and not the things on Earth (Colossians 3:1). This echoes Jesus’ rebuke...
Colossians 4: Conduct Yourselves with Wisdom

Colossians 1: The Preeminence of Christ

Paul begins this letter by expressing thanksgiving to the believers at Colossae. Though he has not visited them, he’s heard of the great faith and love manifest among them. Paul explains how he’s labored in prayer for them ever since hearing of their faith in the...
Four Life-Changing Prayers

Four Life-Changing Prayers

Follow the apostle Paul’s example in prayer. Use the following four passages from three of Paul’s epistles (letters) as a pattern of prayer for yourself and/or others Ephesians 1:17–19a “[I ask] that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of...