You Are Built Up in Christ

1 For I want you to know how great a 1struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at 2Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,
2 that their 3hearts may be encouraged, having been 4knit together in love, and attaining to all 5the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a 6true knowledge of 7God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
3 in whom are hidden all 8the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
4 9I say this so that no one will delude you with 10persuasive argument.
5 For even though I am 11absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your 12good discipline and the 13stability of your faith in Christ.
6 Therefore as you have received 14Christ Jesus the Lord, so 15walk in Him,
7 having been firmly 16rooted and now being 17built up in Him and 18established in your faith, just as you 19were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.
9 For in Him all the 23fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
10 and in Him you have been 24made complete, and 25He is the head over all 26rule and authority;