The Kingdom Of God: The Prison Letters – Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon

Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon – These letters are known, collectively, as the prison letters. They were written by Paul during his time of imprisonment in Rome. In Philippians, we see God’s kingdom as a kingdom as a kingdom of joy: “Rejoice in the Lord always, and, again, I say, rejoice” (Philippians 4:4). When the […]

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New Life In Christ

Colossians 2:8-3:17 Be what you already are. Be what God has made you in Christ. This is what God is saying to us here. ‘You have been raised with Christ… You died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God’ (1,3). Paul is describing the new birth. Christ has made His home in […]

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Devote Yourselves To Prayer.

God calls us to pray – ‘Devote yourselves to prayer’. We are to pray with concern – ‘watchful’. We are to pray with gratitude – ‘thankful’ (Colossians 4:2). We are to pray for those who preach God’s Word. Thank God for the past. Trust Him for the future. Remember – the important thing is the […]

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