2 Foundational Epistles The Epistles of PaulFoundational EpistlesRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansChrist & the CrossPrison EpistlesEphesiansPhilippiansColossiansPhilemonChrist & the ChurchProphetic Epistles1 Thessalonians2 ThessaloniansChrist & the Second ComingPastoral Epistles1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusChrist & the Congregation
3 The Supremacy of Christ ColossiansChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4DoctrinalPracticalThe Supremacy of ChristThe Fulness of ChristThe Image of ChristThe Servants of Christ
4 Colossians 1:1Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother…
5 Colossians 1:2To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
6 Colossians 1:2To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
8 Colossians 1:3-4We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;
9 We give thanks…Praying always for you…Having heard…Of your faithbecause of…andThe love you haveThe hope
10 Colossians 1:5-6…because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel 6 which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;
11 Colossians 1:7 dia,konoj su,ndouloj sundoulos diakonos …just as you learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow bond-servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on our behalf,su,ndouloj sundoulosdia,konoj diakonos
12 Colossians 1:7-8…just as you learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow bond-servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on our behalf, 8 and he also informed us of your love in the Spirit.
13 Prayer of Thanksgiving Prayer of Intercession Paul's Prayer1:3-81:9-14Prayer of ThanksgivingPrayer of IntercessionPaul thanks God for their conversionPaul prays for their sanctification
14 Colossians 1:9 The Will of God For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,The Will of GodAll things God has plannedAll things God has commanded
15 Colossians 1:10 Verse 9 Verse 10 …so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;Verse 9Verse 10You have to know God’s will……before you can please God
16 What is the inheritance? Colossians 1:11-12…strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.What is the inheritance?
17 The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You support my lot. (Psalm 16:5).
18 Whom have I in heaven but You Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:25-26). “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in Him.” (Lamentations 3:24).
19 Kingdom of His beloved Son Colossians 1:13-14For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.Kingdom of His beloved SonDomain of Darkness
20 Colossians 1:13-14 avpolu,trwsij apolutrosis For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.avpolu,trwsij apolutrosis