Category Archives: Colossians

The love all of you have for one another is increasing

And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of … Continue reading

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They grow and bear fruit

Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.

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You must love one another

You, my brothers and sisters … serve one another. … be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit. … Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ … Continue reading

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God gives endurance and encouragement

You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry … Therefore, brothers and sisters, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.

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For freedom Christ has set us free

Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

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You covet but you cannot get

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. … All of us also lived among them at … Continue reading

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Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen you out of the world … so that you might go and bear fruit — … Continue reading

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Do not go about spreading slander

Lord, who may dwell in your sanctuary? Who may live on your holy mountain? Those … who speak the truth from their hearts; who have no slander on their tongues … Whoever does these things will never be shaken.

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Gifts of God – 5

Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.

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Joy in the Lord

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul rejoices in my God.

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