Colossians 1:4; Colossians 1:14; Colossians 2:1; Colossians 2:23; Colossians 3:13; Colossians 4:1; Colossians 4:13
because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints--
in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
I want you to know how much I am struggling for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally.
Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.
Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.
I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea and Hierapolis.