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Love God, Grow Together, Reach the World

    Thursday, November 17

    ThuNov172011 ByJonathan ZimanTaggedColossians Image of the Invisible

    1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother:

        2 To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ in Colossae.

        Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

       

     3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints 5 because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about [this hope] in the message of truth, 6 the gospel that has come to you. (HCSB)

    Why is it that Paul is constantly in prayer, thanking God for the Colossians? What qualities has he heard about that are so encouraging? Paul speaks about the faith that the people have in Jesus. How does he know about their faith? How does faith manifest itself in such a way that others can see it and thank God for it? How is your faith shown to others?

    The other quality Paul calls out is the love that the Colossians have. What kind of love is he talking about? What would that love look like? What is it about their love that is so wonderful to Paul? How is love shown in such a way that other people can see it and respond to it?

    Faith, love and any number of other qualities are hard to achieve under our own strength. Who empowers us to live in such a manner? Pray for God’s help to live in such a way that your love and faith are evident to all.

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