For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Cross References1 Samuel 12:23
As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you. And I will continue to teach you the good and right way.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.
I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers
and asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in your knowledge of Him.
Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and profound insight,
because we have heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all the saints,
2 Thessalonians 1:11
To this end, we always pray for you, that our God will count you worthy of His calling, and that He will powerfully fulfill your every good desire and work of faith,
I pray that your partnership in the faith may become effective as you fully acknowledge every good thing that is ours in Christ.
Chapter Outline1. After salutation Paul thanks God for the Colossians' faith;
7. confirms the doctrine of Epaphras;
9. prays further for their increase in grace;
14. describes the supremacy of Christ;
21. encourages them to receive Jesus Christ, and commends his own ministry.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Colossians 1:3, 4, 6
Ephesians 1:15, 16
1 Samuel 12:23
1 Thessalonians 1:3
1 Thessalonians 5:17
2 Thessalonians 1:11
2 Timothy 1:3, 4
1 Corinthians 1:5
Ephesians 5:10, 17
1 Peter 2:15
1 Peter 4:2
1 John 2:17
1 John 5:20
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