Colossians 4

Chapter four closes this short letter with a series of final requests and a long list of personal greetings. In Colossians 4:2-6 Paul asked that they would continue to pray for his ministry, even while he was “in chains.” He pleaded that they would be careful in their own interactions with unbelievers, so that they […]

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Colossians 3

Chapter three introduces the practical steps believers can take to make sure we do not get caught up in these other foolish things that take us away from Christ. The most important step is to keep our minds focused on Christ himself, rather than on other things (Colossians 3:1-11). Truly spiritual things are higher than

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Colossians 2

Chapter two continues the account of Paul’s struggle on behalf of the Colossians and Laodiceans (Colossians 2:1-5). He thought that those who had never met him could not quite appreciate the struggle he went through for them. This was especially concerning because of the detractors that continually came behind him, slandering him to the new

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