Category Archives: Colossians

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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The Type of Talk God Loves

Do not go about spreading slander among your people.

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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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The Way is Trying – 1

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

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Anger

Refrain from anger. … Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming. … Stirring up anger produces strife.

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Thanksgiving – 7

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service.

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