Posts with the tag “colossians”
by Audrey Rogers on September 13th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Colossians 4--Verse 6Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.How we respond to others, especially in conflict, reveals much about our character. I’m so glad that Jesus offers us grace because all of us fail in being gracious in our speech. Here, Paul is encouraging us to let our words be like salt, bringin...
by Audrey Rogers on September 12th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Colossians 3--Verses 1-2If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.After working outside in the yard on a hot, sunny day, it sure feels good to come inside, take a shower, and put on fresh clothes. This is a picture of the t...
by Audrey Rogers on September 9th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Colossians 2--Verse 6Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him...Though the shepherd cares for the lambs, and carries them in his arms, he doth not cease his care when they become sheep; but, so long as they shall need to be tended, so long will he watch over them. Hence it is that our apostle, though always quick of eye after newborn souls, and abundan...
by Audrey Rogers on September 8th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Colossians 1--Verses 21-22And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him. Jesus’s ministry is one of reconciliation. He has reconciled us to God—wow! This is why we share the Good News, so that others too may be reconciled ...
by Audrey Rogers on September 10th, 2020
Colossians 4:18I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains. What a disturbing way to close a letter. Remember my chains. Sometimes (oftentimes) when a person’s pain is not our own, we forget. We have our own schedules and challenges. We get busy. So, another person’s troubles can easily fade – out of sight, out of mind. That’s why I appreciate Paul’s reminder. Each of us have...
by Audrey Rogers on September 9th, 2020
Colossians 3:23Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Some people are waiting around for God’s will – loitering in their current context. Not sure if they’re in the right place, not certain if they’re doing the right thing. God’s will for their life seems like a misty fog. But verse 23 makes things a bit clearer. It simply says, “whatever you do” give it your all. Put you...
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