Colossians 1:5; Colossians 1:25; Colossians 2:23; Colossians 3:16-17; Colossians 4:3; Colossians 4:6
the faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven and that you have already heard about in the word of truth, the gospel
I have become its servant by the commission God gave me to present to you the word of God in its fullness--
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.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
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.
Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.