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Colossians 1
1:1
1:7
1:9
1:14
1:21

After salutation Paul thanks God for their faith;
Confirms the doctrine of Epaphras;
Prays further for their increase in grace;
Describes the true Christ;
Encourages them to receive Jesus Christ, and commends his own ministry.
Colossians 2
2:1
2:8
2:18
2:20

Paul still exhorts them to be constant in Christ;
To beware of philosophy, and vain traditions;
Worshipping of angels;
And legal ceremonies, which are ended in Christ.
Colossians 3
3:1
3:5
3:10
3:12

He shows where we should seek Christ.
He exhorts to mortification;
To put off the old man, and put on Christ;
Exhorting to charity, humility, and other several duties.
Colossians 4
4:1
4:5
4:10

He exhorts them to be fervent in prayer;
To walk wisely toward them that are not yet come to the true knowledge of Christ.
He salutes them, and wishes them all prosperity.


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