Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Colossians

Overcoming Struggles in Prayer

COLOSSIANS 4:2-3 – Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison.” THEME OF THE DAY:  OVERCOMING STRUGGLES IN PRAYER.  Ask any Christian, “How important is prayer for…

The Fruits of the Gospel

COLOSSIANS 1:3–6 – We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the…

Gospel-Produced Reputation

We go to our mailbox one afternoon or open an email and it is from a well-established and well-known Christian. We open it and read these words, “I always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when I pray for you, since I heard of your faith in Christ Jesus”

At the End of the Day

COLOSSIANS 1:9-14-And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;…