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Ask for gratitude & clarity!  Display wisdom and gracious speech!
Colossians 4:2-6
Let's bring the aroma of Christ into every arena of life!
Colossians 3:18-4:1
The Christian life isn't complicated, but it will drive us to cry out for more grace!
Colossians 3:12-17
Does your everyday life look like you believe that Christ could return at any moment?
Colossians 3:5-11
The balm for every wound; the hope for every battle.
Romans 8:31-39
The Christian life doesn't happen by accident.  Empowered by the Spirit, we must seek & set!
Colossians 3:1-4
Born again believers must live a born again life!
Colossians 2:20-23
Christ has come!  Eat, drink, and worship to the glory of God!
Colossians 2:16-19
Christ or the world!  Everyone belongs to someone.
Colossians 2:1-5
Suffer joyfully; preach confidently.  Christ is worth it all!
Colossians 1:24-29
Never get over the shock of the gospel!
Colossians 1:21-23
The Spirit is praying and the Father is working to make us like Jesus
Romans 8:26-30
Worship Jesus!
Colossians 1:15-20
Some of our most powerful and meaningful works of ministry are done on our knees in our prayer closet.
Colossians 1:9-14
Want to see God go to work in the lives of someone that you love?  Pray for them!  Want to show how much you love someone?  Pray for them!
Philippians 1:3-11
Not sure what to pray for?  You could a lot worse than to spend time thanking God for fruit in the lives of those around you!
Colossians 1:3-8
Prayer works, so work at prayer.
James 5:13-20
Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Clean out the junk, bring in the treasure, and then get to work.  There's joy to be had.
James 1:19-21
Temptation doesn't come from God, but everything good does.  Cling to those truths to endure the trials and win the prize.
James 1:12-15
The path of wisdom is laid out for us.  It's a hard path, but it's worth it.
James 1:2-11
God will give us what we need to endure, not what we need to coast
James 1:2-11
Love God by hating your sin and loving those who cannot help themselves
James 1:19-27
God only gives good gifts, but sometimes the gift is suffering.
James 1:12-18
Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Let us enter into every season of trial resolving to praise the Lord, not waiting to decide whether he deserves our praise or not.
Psalms 9:1-20
Dealing with doubt requires us to start from the proper place:  On our knees before God.  Once there, he'll open our eyes to see glory!
Psalm 73:16-28
Thank God for faith, hope, and love, and thank God for faithful teachers.
Colossians 1:3-8
Faith, hope, and love in the hearts of once hellbound sinners is a miracle of God, so thank him over and over for them!
Colossians 1:3-8
Grace greater than we can possibly imagine
Isaiah 55:6-9
There is one source for grace and peace!
Colossians 1:1-2
God never chooses us and blesses us to hoard his blessings for ourselves.  Pass them on!
Colossians 1:1-2
Are you afraid to share the gospel?  Begin with gratitude!
Philippians 2:12-16
Life means relationships.  This passage explores what harmonious relationships should look like in the church.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
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Colossians #7
Colossians 2:6-15
If we will ponder all that Christ is, gratitude and obedience should come easily, and the concept of leaving him should be unthinkable.
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Published June 21st, 2022
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Walk by faith and in gratitude, clinging to Christ because he is God, he has brought about your new birth and resurrection, and has defeated your enemies.
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Colossians 2:6-15
h Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord,
so walk in him,
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i rooted
and j built up in him
and k established in the faith,
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just l as you were taught,
abounding m in thanksgiving.
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See to it that no one takes you captive
by n philosophy
and o empty deceit,
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according to p human tradition,
according to the q elemental spirits 1 of the world,
and not according to Christ.
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For r in him the whole fullness of deity dwells s bodily,
and t you have been filled in him,
who is u the head of all rule
and authority.
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In him also v you were circumcised
with a circumcision made without hands,
by w putting off the body of the flesh,
by the circumcision of Christ,
x having been buried with him in baptism,
in which y you were also raised with him
through faith in z the powerful working of God,
z who raised him from the dead.
a And you,
who were dead in your trespasses
and the uncircumcision of your flesh,
God b made alive together with him,
having forgiven us all our trespasses,
by c canceling d the record of debt
that stood against us
with its legal demands.
This he set aside,
nailing it to the cross.
w He disarmed the rulers
and authorities 1
and e put them to open shame,
by f triumphing over them in him. 2
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