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Tom Steller is Pastor for Leadership Development and Associate Professor of New Testament.
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Paul wants the Colossians to be informed about how he is doing and to encourage their hearts.
Colossians 4:7-11
Paul moves toward the conclusion of his letter.
Colossians 4:2-6
Even the one who has the least options is to do his work wholeheartedly to the Lord.
Colossians 3:22-4:1
The Christ-centeredness of these calls to submission and instructions to the ones in authority are radical.
Colossians 3:18-21
The overarching banner of the new person is love.
Colossians 3:12-17
Put your worldliness to death. Get rid of vice. And do not lie to your brothers and sisters.
Colossians 3:5-11
Verses 3-4 is a tri-fold ground to the command to occupy our minds with what (WHO!) matters most--Christ, our ascended and seated Lord.
Colossians 3:1-4
Man-made, religious rules have no value to curb the real problem of our fallen human nature.
Colossians 2:20-23
The centrality of Christ is what frees us from the obsession with peripheral matters.
Colossians 2:16-19
Knowing the exalted Christ is the antidote to deception.
Colossians 2:6-15
In Christ are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge!
Colossians 2:1-5
While Christ's atoning suffering is complete once for all, his sufferings continue through his servants.
Colossians 1:24-29
The purpose of gospel reconciliation is to be presented holy to the Father.
Colossians 1:21-23
All things have been created in Christ and through Christ and for Christ!
Colossians 1:15-20
Paul prays for their knowledge of God's will to the end of producing in them a lifestyle of thanksgiving for Christ.
Colossians 1:9-14
Here is yet one more passage in Scripture that undermines the idea that one can be too heavenly minded to be of any earthly good.
Colossians 1:3-8
How trusting in God empowers Moses to think, choose, and act in a way that enables him to endure suffering for the sake of lasting joy
Hebrews 11:24-26
God's assessment of who we are is the only assessment that ultimately matters.
1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Lord, help me to think, trust, and act like Moses when I am tempted to pursue life's fleeting pleasures
Hebrews 11:23-28
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Persevere in trials!
James 1:2-4
Central idea--persevere in the trials that are designed to perfect you.
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Published February 23rd, 2016
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Central idea--persevere in the trials that are designed to perfect you. A crucial way in which you persevere is by considering the trials to be joy because you know (trust) God's good purpose.
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James 1:2-4
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πᾶσαν χαρὰν ἡγήσασθε ἀδελφοί μου
Consider it all joy, my brethren,
ὅταν πειρασμοῖς περιπέσητε ποικίλοις
when you encounter various trials,
temporal
γινώσκοντες ὅτι τὸ δοκίμιον ὑμῶν τῆς πίστεως κατεργάζεται ὑπομονήν
(because) you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
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ἡ δὲ ὑπομονὴ ἔργον τέλειον ἐχέτω
(In this way) let endurance have its perfect result,
ἵνα ἦτε τέλειοι καὶ ὁλόκληροι
(namely that) you may be perfect and complete,
ἐν μηδενὶ λειπόμενοι
(negatively, so that you are) lacking in nothing.
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James 1:2-4
πᾶσαν χαρὰν ἡγήσασθε ἀδελφοί μου
Consider it all joy, my brethren,
ὅταν πειρασμοῖς περιπέσητε ποικίλοις
when you encounter various trials,
γινώσκοντες ὅτι τὸ δοκίμιον ὑμῶν τῆς πίστεως κατεργάζεται ὑπομονήν
(because) you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
ἡ δὲ ὑπομονὴ ἔργον τέλειον ἐχέτω
(In this way) let endurance have its perfect result,
ἵνα ἦτε τέλειοι καὶ ὁλόκληροι
(namely that) you may be perfect and complete,
ἐν μηδενὶ λειπόμενοι
(negatively, so that you are) lacking in nothing.
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