|Overview - Colossians 1|
|1||After salutation Paul thanks God for their faith;|
|7||confirms the doctrine of Epaphras;|
|9||prays further for their increase in grace;|
|14||describes the true Christ;|
|21||encourages them to receive Jesus Christ, and commends his own ministry.|
Colossians 1:17 (King James Version)
And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.