In Colossians 1:15–23, Paul urges the Colossians believers to continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel they had heard. The text makes the same exhortation to us.
When we speak of missions, most of us see ourselves as non-experts who can play no meaningful part in the work of the Great Commission. We celebrate the great missionaries of whom we hear, but immediately exclude ourselves from their number. Paul writes to the
There was a lot to be thankful for in the church at Colosse, but the church had at the same time become blind to some of the dangers that they faced. Paul wanted the church to be aware of those dangers, and so he wrote
Without the sun, life on earth would die. The sun provides the light and heat that life requires. Jesus is the light that provides life for the church. Without Jesus, the church would cease to exist. The Colossians has started to forget that their existence