- Christ “has rescued us
from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son
he loves.” He has redeemed us; forgiven us! This knowledge gives us: hope,
joy, strength, power, and patience to endure. The Church at Colosse
enjoyed these benefits and as a result bore much fruit and growth.
- The Apostle Paul, Timothy,
and Epaphras as well, were praying that the Church at Colosse would be
filled with a knowledge of God’s will, spiritual wisdom and understanding.
The underlying desire behind such prayer was that the Church at Colosse
would continue to bear much fruit and have uninhibited growth.
A Descriptions of Christ:
All the fullness of the Godhead dwelled within Him.
Reconciler of all things
Knowledge of who Christ is should fill us with hope and a holy fear which will
lead to an unswerving desire to faithfully serve our Lord.
forgiveness that is offered through His death on the cross is our only means of
escape. All we need to do is accept that forgiveness by faith and to continue to walk