Category Archives: Colossians

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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November 3 – Prison Letters – Relationships Revisited

Read Colossians 3:18-4:6 It is unfortunate that many have the inaccurate stereotype of the Scriptures that it is somehow irrelevant and dominated by seemingly useless historical information.  Paul said, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful . . .” (2 Tim. … Continue reading

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November 2 – Prison Letters – 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), … Continue reading

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November 1 – Prison Letters – Move on to Transformation and Maturity!

Read Colossians 2:1-23 Paul wasn’t the only one trying to influence the Colossian believers.  Just as he, from a distance, prayed and wrote in order that they might be “complete in Christ” (1:28), so too, others were also trying to lead … Continue reading

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October 31 – Prison Letters – Stagnation not Allowed

Read Colossians 1:1-2:1 Have you ever received a personal letter or e-mail from a complete stranger?  Have you ever written a letter like that?  If so, it likely started out with something like, “You don’t know me but . . .” … Continue reading

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October 11 – Our Values – In, Out and Up

Read Hebrews 10:24-25, Acts 2:47 and Colossians 1:28-29 I’m so introverted it isn’t even funny. I am completely at peace when Kelly and I are at home spending quality time together whether it’s just talking, watching a show on Hulu … Continue reading

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