Category Archives: Colossians

July 2 – United – Colossians 4

Read Colossians 4:2-6 It happened more than I would have liked playing high school basketball. I’m playing defense and a guy comes across the lane. I have a hand on him so I can get decent positioning. However, the impact … Continue reading

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June 20 – Peace – Let God’s Peace Control Your Heart

Read Colossians 3:12-17 When our minds are set on the truth of what God has done — His love, His power, His mercy, His grace — we know the peace of God. And it changes everything. Peace. It means wholeness. Like … Continue reading

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May 11 – When I Get Out – Giving Up Control and Knowing Him

Read Colossians 3:16a and 2 Peter 1:2 I admit it. I’m a bit of a control freak. Many leaders are. In fact, I’m not even a big fan of surprises…because they’re out of my control! But I have been learning … Continue reading

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May 2 – Jesus: The Resurrection and the Life – From Death to Life!

Read Colossians 3:1-17 “…you were dead in your sins…” “…God made you alive with Christ…” “…you died with Christ…” (Col. 2:13, 20) Apart from the written revelation of God in Colossians 2 (with parallel ideas in Ephesians 2 and Romans 6), I don’t think … Continue reading

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December 28 – Life Verses – John 15:1-8

Read John 15:1-8 Galatians 5:16-26, Colossians 1:9-14 and James 3:13-18 I’m lacking as a gardener but my green-thumbed friend, Kristen, doesn’t seem to care. Visiting her this spring, she insisted on entrusting me with a portion of her Dahlia plants. … Continue reading

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December 23 – GIVE JOY – Have Peace

Read Luke 2:14 & Colossians 3:15 “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to … Continue reading

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November 25 – Life Verses – Colossians 3:23

Read Colossians 3:23 “Let my lifesong sing to you…”   – Casting Crowns My first job was at Giffins’ Prescription Center working for $1.65/hour. Back then I enjoyed having a little bit of money but I probably cut corners sometimes and … Continue reading

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November 24 – Life Verses – Colossians 1:16-18

Read Colossians 1:16-18 As most, before we chose to live for Christ, we chose to live for ourselves. From about 6 years old, singing was a love of mine and at age 10, musical theater became a passion. With my … Continue reading

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November 5 – Prison Letters – Feeling Insignificant?

Read Colossians 4:7-18 Chances are, you have been part of a conversation where other people are talking about their mutual friends that you have never met.  Your head probably turned politely in the direction of the person who was talking while … Continue reading

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November 4 – Prison Letters – Missional Praying

Read Colossians 4:2-6 Have you ever felt like Peter, James, and John in the Garden of Gethsemane?  Do you remember their story?  In realization of the full weight of what would transpire on the cross, Jesus invited these three to go … Continue reading

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