Category Archives: Colossians

These three remain: faith, hope and love; but the greatest is love

Since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of … Continue reading

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Jesus knew their thoughts

Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?

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I am with you, declares the Lord

For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them. … And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

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He is before all things, and in him all things hold together

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7Of the increase of his … Continue reading

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Do not love the world or anything in the world

If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. … Continue reading

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I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder

Among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. … Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: … Continue reading

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I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man

  We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. … That I may … Continue reading

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The righteous stand firm forever

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. … Stand firm, and you will win life. … Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in … Continue reading

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Here I am! I stand at the door and knock

If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised … Continue reading

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You cannot fast as you do today and expect your voice to be heard on high

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for people to humble themselves? … Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying in sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call … Continue reading

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