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Colossians 1:1-4
Look at the work of the gospel in the people of a church to know if they cling to the hope the gospel brings.
Published June 23rd, 2017
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Main point summary
It's good to be thankfull for a church which stands on the hope of the gospel.
While often times there are churches which don't submit themselves to the wonderful work of the gospel. There are those such as the church in Colossi that can be thanked for, because of the way the gospel transforms people into an example of loving and caring for the saints.
Main point summary
It's good to be thankfull for a church which stands on the hope of the gospel.
Colossians 1:1-6
Paul, a an apostle of Christ Jesus b by the will of God, and Timothy c our brother,
Paul who is an apostle of Christ apointed by God an Timothy our brother [in Christ]
To the d saints and faithful brothers 1 in Christ at Colossae:
To all christians at Colossae
e Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
May God our Father give you grace and peace.
f We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
We always thank God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
when we pray for you,
when we pray for you
since we heard of g your faith in Christ Jesus
since hearing about your faith in Jesus Christ
and of g the love that you have for all the saints,
and the love you show to all the christians
because of h the hope i laid up for you in heaven.
because of the hope you have in heaven
Of this you have heard before
you have heard this before
in j the word of the truth, the gospel, which has come to you,
from the gospel which is the word of truth
as indeed k in the whole world it is l bearing fruit and increasing—
just like in the whole world, it [the gospel] is bearing fruit and increasing.
as it also does among you, since the day you m heard it
so it does with you, from the moment you have heard it
and understood n the grace of God in truth,
and understood what the grace of God meant
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