Colossians 1:2; Colossians 1:4; Colossians 1:12; Colossians 1:22; Colossians 1:26; Colossians 3:12
To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;
giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.
yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach -
that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints,
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;