Monthly Archives: August 2015

Colossians 2:16-23 Dealing with Being Judged

16 Therefore let no one pass judgement on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. 17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs … Continue reading


Colossians 2:6-15 Legalism and Its Opposite

6 Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, 7 rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. 8 See to it that no one takes you captive … Continue reading


Colossians 1:21-2:5 Mystery

21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 22 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, 23 if indeed … Continue reading


Colossians 1:15-20 Christ as Lord of Creation

15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him … Continue reading


Colossians 1:9-14 Three Things to Pray

9 And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10 so as to walk in a manner … Continue reading


Colossians 1:1-8 Sent

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. 3 We always thank God, the Father of … Continue reading


Reestablishing Reading the Bible Daily Regularly

I must admit that I bit off a little more than I could chew in the summer.  My usual habit of reading a Bible passage, reading a commentary on the passage and then posting a few reflections was replaced by … Continue reading