Christ as Mediator is the Head of the body, the church; all grace and strength are from him; and the church is his body. Plug in, Turn on and Be En light ened! Search Tools. God showed his justice in requiring full satisfaction. Twenty Fourth Sunday after Trinity Prayer and Spiritual Knowledge. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother. 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints. (24-29)1-8 All true Christians are brethren one to another. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. 6:10) your love for all the saints; 5 because of the hope # (1 Pet. Colossians 1:26-27 King James Version (KJV). 1Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Colossians 1:27 King James Version (KJV). Good words will not do without good works. Let us adore these mysteries in humble faith, and behold the glory of the Lord in Christ Jesus. Text: Colossians 1, 3-14. 1:3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 # Eph. Colossians should be dated c. a.d. 60, in the same year as Ephesians and Philemon. Text: Colossians 1, 3-14. To these, something corrupt, selfish, and base always cleaves. King James Version 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. To bring about this change, those were made willing subjects of Christ, who were slaves of Satan. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you. But He suffered for the redemption of the church; we suffer on other accounts; for we do but slightly taste that cup of afflictions of which Christ first drank deeply. (15-23) And sets out his own character, as the apostle of the Gentiles. Those who have the inheritance of sons, have the education of sons, and the disposition of sons. But wherefore? 9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; 12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: 15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. But Christian love arises from the Holy Spirit, and is full of holiness.9-14 The apostle was constant in prayer, that the believers might be filled with the knowledge of God's will, in all wisdom. Colossians 1:8 Context. 9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it], do not cease to pray for you, and to desire … an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints. 1:15 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of # (Heb. Col 1:1 ¶ Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, : Col 1:2 ¶ To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Colossians 1 King James Version << Philippians 4 | Colossians 1 | Colossians 2 >> Salutation. To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, … This epistle was sent because of some difficulties which arose among the Colossians, probably from false teachers, in consequence of which they sent to the apostle. 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 21 And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled. Colosse: The Town and the Church 1 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, … 22 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight: 23 If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister; 24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: 25 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: 29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, This mode of redeeming mankind by the death of Christ was most suitable. All fulness dwells in him; a fulness of merit and righteousness, of strength and grace for us. The Epistle to the Colossians, chapter 1, King James Version (KJV), Strong's Concordance, 29 verses. Not Yet a Member? Colossians 1. Worldly love arises, either from views of interest or from likeness in manners; carnal love, from the appetite for pleasure. Faith, hope, and love, are the three principal graces in the Christian life, and proper matter for prayer and thanksgiving. King James Version (KJV). As Christ is preached among us, let us seriously inquire, whether he dwells and reigns in us; for this alone can warrant our assured hope of his glory. He who undertakes to give strength to his people, is a God of power, and of glorious power. And that, notwithstanding the hatred of sin on God's part, it pleased God to reconcile fallen man to himself. No; but that we should die to sin, and live henceforth not to ourselves, but to Him.24-29 Both the sufferings of the Head and of the members are called the sufferings of Christ, and make up, as it were, one body of sufferings. That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full … Sign up here! 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel; 6 Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: 7 As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ; 8 Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit. Colossians 1:2 (KJV) Square Portrait Landscape To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Reconciled in Christ. The Colossians are cautioned against the devices of judaizing teachers, and also against the notions of carnal wisdom, and human inventions and traditions, as not consistent with full reliance on Christ. Cancel. Be frequent in prayer, and abound in holy duties; and live no more to yourselves, but to Christ. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Reconciled in Christ. 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother. Colossians 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints. : Col 1:3 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother. To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, … 19 For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, 20 and … … Colossians 1King James Version (KJV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Faithfulness runs through every character and relation of the Christian life. For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, and by Him … 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you. 1. Colossians 1:15 Context. 9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; 12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: 15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. And all who hear the word of the gospel, ought to bring forth the fruit of the gospel, obey it, and have their principles and lives formed according to it. The special use of this strength was for sufferings. Colossians 1. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. Here is presented to our view the method of being reconciled. If convinced that we were enemies in our minds by wicked works, and that we are now reconciled to God by the sacrifice and death of Christ in our nature, we shall not attempt to explain away, nor yet think fully to comprehend these mysteries; but we shall see the glory of this plan of redemption, and rejoice in the hope set before us. NIV 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, NIV 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. He was born or begotten before all the creation, before any creature was made; which is the Scripture way of representing eternity, and by which the eternity of God is represented to us. All who are designed for heaven hereafter, are prepared for heaven now. A Christian may be said to fill up that which remains of the sufferings of Christ, when he takes up his cross, and after the pattern of Christ, bears patiently the afflictions God allots to him. 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel; 6 Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: 7 As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ; 8 Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit. Version. 1:4; Eph. 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, … Colossians 1:1 KJV. 22 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight: 23 If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister; 24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: 25 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: 29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily. To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, … Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? King James Version; Colossians 1 Colossians 1. Colossians 1:3 - KJV - StudyLıght.org. Some have argued that Paul wrote Colossians from Ephesus or Caesarea, but most of the evidence favors Rome as the place where Paul penned all the Prison Letters (Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Philemon). Click to Sign Up Now! Colossians 1:17 Context. 19 For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell; 20 And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven. That we should still live in sin? All things being created by Him, were created for him; being made by his power, they were made according to his pleasure, and for his praise and glory. 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: There is work to be done, even when we are suffering. Colossians 1:10 KJV - That ye might walk worthy of the Lord - Bible Gateway. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Colossians 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. He not only created them all at first, but it is by the word of his power that they are upheld. Surely then we shall deem it a favour to be delivered from Satan's kingdom and brought into that of Christ, knowing that all trials will soon end, and that every believer will be found among those who come out of great tribulation.15-23 Christ in his human nature, is the visible discovery of the invisible God, and he that hath seen Him hath seen the Father. 5For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel; 6Which is come unto you, as it isin all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it dothalso in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: 7As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ; 8Who also declared unto … 14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: 15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17And he is before … Colossians 1 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Colossians 1 ; COL 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, COL 1:2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Twenty Fourth Sunday after Trinity Prayer and Spiritual Knowledge. It was treasured up for them, no enemy could deprive them of it. The more we fix our hopes on the reward in the other world, the more free shall we be in doing good with our earthly treasure. In the first two chapters the apostle tells them what they must believe, and in the two last what they must do; the doctrine of faith, and the precepts of life for salvation.The apostle Paul salutes the Colossians, and blesses God for their faith, love, and hope. We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, always. For them, no enemy could deprive them of it those who have the education of sons, and the... 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