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Let God shape your lives! (Col 2:6)

“Now that you have welcomed the Anointed One, Jesus the Lord, into your lives, continue to journey with Him and allow Him to shape your lives. First comes the welcome, then the journey begins. And as the journey progresses, the shaping … Continue reading

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Paul the Preacher (Col 1:28-29)

“We are preaching Him—spreading the Word to all with equal amounts of wise warning and instruction—so that, at the final judgment, we will be able to present everyone to the Creator fully mature because of what Jesus the Anointed, our Liberating King, has done. This is why I continue … Continue reading

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MADE TO STICK: The Archippus Principle (Col 4:17)

One of the closing comments in Colossians is 4:17: “Tell Archippus: ‘See to it that you complete the ministry you have received in the Lord.’ It’s an exhortation to a member of the church to see something through. It’s described … Continue reading

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Two Worlds Collide (Col 3:11)

The phrase  “Christ is all in all” (Col. 3:11) is an astonishing confession of allegiance. But the concept has a context: it’s Paul’s ultimate claim in a confrontation between two worldviews: it’s Paul’s conclusion when two worlds collide. Let me explain. The … Continue reading

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What Worship Does (Col 3:16)

“ “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” (Col 3:16) What an … Continue reading

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Witnessing Wisely (Col 4:2-6)

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. 3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. 4 Pray that I may proclaim … Continue reading

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Identity in Christ (Col 3:10-14)

This is one of Wesley’s closing remarks in a short treatise “Concerning Gospel Ministers. The point he makes is simply that if you would call yourself a “Gospel Minister” then it means that you preach the whole gospel. He shakes … Continue reading

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