Chosen to bless
Colossians 1:1-2
God never chooses us and blesses us to hoard his blessings for ourselves.  Pass them on!
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Published June 17th, 2021
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As God's chosen ambassador, Paul writes to impart grace and peace to those in Colossae made holy by their union with Christ.
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Paul,
Paul
a an apostle of Christ Jesus
a man chosen and sent out by the risen Lord Jesus himself
b by the will of God,
Chosen before the foundation of the earth by God himself
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and Timothy
As well as Timothy
c our brother,
Our beloved brother in Christ (and my true son in the faith)
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To the d saints
To those set apart by God
and faithful brothers 1
And to those who have been faithful to the Lord Jesus
in Christ
United to Christ by faith
at Colossae:
and living in the city of Colossae
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e Grace to you
I pray for and write to impart God's riches to you
and peace
As well as the fullness of the blessing
from God
that can only come from God
our Father.
who has adopted us into his forever family
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Brent Karding
Where is the Manner in verse 1? I don't see a way in which 1 is showing the way in which 2 takes place, in the way that 2gh is showing the Manner of 2ef.
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