Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in […]
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And […]
The apostle Paul declares the preexistence of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. He was full of Christ. The letter to Colossians stresses the all-sufficiency of Jesus Christ more than any of his letters. Jesus Christ “is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation” (Colossians 1:15). “It was the Father’s good […]