1. Multiple people heard of something, (it). (v.9)
2. Multiple people have not ceased to pray for you (someone). (v.9) 3. Multiple people asked that you (someone) be filled with knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understand. (v.9) 4. Someone will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord that pleases him in all respects. (v.10) 5. Someone will bear fruit in all good works and knowledge of God will increase. (v.10) 6. Someone will strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously. (v.11) 7. Someone will give thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light. (v12) 8. Someone rescued us from the domain of darkness. (v.13)
9. Someone transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son. (v.13) 10. We have redemption and the forgiveness of sins in someone. (v.14)
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,
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; 11. strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience;
12. giving thanks to the Father,
who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.
13. 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.
“The Unfathomable Christ”
Big Idea: Paul explains to the Colossians that he has been petitioning for them to have a deeper relationship with Christ and reminds them of the authority and favor they have through Christ. (v.9-14)
I. Paul wrote to the Colossians stating because of the good news, he has continuously prayed for them to be consumed with spirit, so they can endure with patience and be joyous in their thanks to God. (v.9-12) A. Paul wrote to the Colossians stating after hearing from Epaphras, they didn’t stop praying for them and requested they be filled with spiritual knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. (v.9)
B. Paul wrote to the Colossians stating his request was so they will live worthy of the Lord everyway, producing good works and more understanding of God. (v.10)
C. Paul wrote to the Colossians stating being strengthened with...
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