It is one thing to endure and show the strain on every muscle of your face, and seem to say with every wrinkle, "Why does not somebody sympathize with me?" As a result of Epaphras' efforts, the believers there are growing in their faith. ῾ο καὶ δηλώσας ἡμῖν τὴν ὑμῶν ἀγάπην ἐν πνεύματι —“Who has besides made known to us your love in the Spirit.”It narrows the meaning too much to restrict this love to … Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources. Cancel. Colossians 1:1-8 New International Version << Philippians 4 | Colossians 1 | Colossians 2 >> Salutation. It’s the same all over the world. In particular, Paul is hearing positive things about their Christian love. - Who also showed us your love in (the) Spirit (2 Corinthians 7:7; 2 Corinthians 8:7; 1 Thessalonians 3:6; Philippians 4:10); i.e. No parts of his letters are so lofty, so impassioned, so full of his soul, as when he rises from speaking of God to men to speaking to God for men. Twenty-Third Day for the Holy Spirit in Your Own Work. 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. You can only do your work in His strength, by Him working in you through the Spirit. i. 9-12. The apostle prays for the Colossians, that they may be "strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness." February 11. 11 (R.V.). Colossians 1:8-9 8 and who also told us of your love in the Spirit. You have your own special work; make it a work of intercession. Tools. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? 1 Paul, an apostle(A) of Christ Jesus by the will of God,(B) and Timothy(C) our brother. See How They All Connect. New International Version. Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Colossians 1:8 Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit. Paul laboured, striving according to the working of God in him. 11 (R.V.). Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. ἡμ ., and perhaps by καὶ ἡμεῖς in Colossians … your love to us. [Thanksgiving and Prayer. Version. Paul also connects his gratitude to the growth of Christianity in other places around the world. Font Size. Listen to the Bible. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Colossians 1:4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints. No parts of his letters are so lofty, so impassioned, so full of his soul, as when he rises from speaking of God to men to speaking to God for men. 7 You learned it from Epaphras,(N) our dear fellow servant,[c] who is a faithful minister(O) of Christ on our[d] behalf, 8 and who also told us of your love in the Spirit.(P). John Eadie's Commentary on Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philippians (Colossians 1:8.) 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 21 Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Your love in the Spirit - So we preached, and so ye believed. There is a wonderful rush and fervour in the prayers of Paul. Colossians 1:21-23. Update. Timothy and myself, especially if we read "in our behalf" in ver. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. The Message bears fruit and gets larger and stronger, just and he also informed us of your love in the Spirit. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 1 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God's holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. You have your own special work; make it a work of intercession. Verse 8. ... Col 1:8 - and who also told us of your love in the Spirit. Broadly taken, it is for their perfecting, WHAT TO PRAY.--For the Holy Spirit in your own Work "I labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily."--COL. Colossians 1:1-8 King James Version (KJV). Colossians 1:1–8 Paul, an apostle a of Christ Jesus by the will of God, b and Timothy c our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters a in Christ: They enjoyed a spiritual, energetic ministry, and they were a spiritual people; they had a loving spirit, and love through the Spirit of God which dwelt in them. In the same way, the gospel is bearing fruit(L) and growing throughout the whole world(M)—just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and truly understood God’s grace. We have him here setting forth his loving desires for the Colossian Christians in a prayer of remarkable fulness and sweep. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. NIV 1 I want you to know how hard I am contending for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally. Colossians 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 29. Paragraph. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. i. Colossians 1 :: New International Version (NIV) Strong's. 29. Colossians 1:4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints, Romans 5:5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us. i. New International Version Update. H. Griffith Thomas—The Prayers of St. Paul, "Strengthened with all might unto all patience" (Col. i. New International Version Update. The Message is as true among you today as when you first heard it. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. There is a wonderful rush and fervour in the prayers of Paul. Colossians 3:20 New International Version (NIV). Colossians 1:1-8 New International Version (NIV). Colossians 1:3 New International Version (NIV) Thanksgiving and Prayer. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. All rights reserved worldwide. Col 1:9. Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a … Colossians 1 New International Version (NIV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters [ a ] in Christ: The heavenly flame in the heart of this minister communicated itself to those who heard him; it was like priest like people. NIV: New International Version . Colossians 1:8 NIV. [b](E), 3 We always thank God,(F) the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love(G) you have for all God’s people(H)— 5 the faith and love that spring from the hope(I) stored up for you in heaven(J) and about which you have already heard in the true message(K) of the gospel 6 that has come to you. Especially if we read `` in our behalf '' in ver International Version®, Copyright! 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