And pray for us, too, that God may open a door1 for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery2 of Christ, for which I am in chains.3
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Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.
Be wise4 in the way you act toward outsiders;5 make the most of every opportunity.6
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Let your conversation be always full of grace,7 seasoned with salt,8 so that you may know how to answer everyone.9
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Tychicus10 will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant11 in the Lord.
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I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.12
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He is coming with Onesimus,13 our faithful and dear brother, who is one of you.14 They will tell you everything that is happening here.
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My fellow prisoner Aristarchus15 sends you his greetings, as does Mark,16 the cousin of Barnabas.17 (You have received instructions about him; if he comes to you, welcome him.)
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Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my fellow workers18 for the kingdom of God, and they have proved a comfort to me.
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Epaphras,19 who is one of you20 and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,21 that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature22 and fully assured.
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I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea23 and Hierapolis.
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