Colossians 4 - Prayer Tents



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Colossians 4
New Living Translation
4Masters, be just and fair to your slaves. Remember that you also have a Master—in heaven.G2962G3930G1401G1342G2532G2471G1492G3754G5210G2532G2192G2962G1722G3772

An Encouragement for Prayer

2Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.G4342G4335G1127G1722G846G1722G2169 3Pray for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about his mysterious plan concerning Christ. That is why I am here in chains.G260G4336G2532G4012G2257G2443G2316G455G2254G2374G3056G2980G3466G5547G1223G3739G1210G2532G1210 4Pray that I will proclaim this message as clearly as I should.G2443G5319G846G5319G5613G3165G1163G2980 5Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity.G4043G1722G4678G4314G1854G1805G2540 6Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.G5216G3056G3842G1722G5485G741G217G1492G4459G5209G1163G611G1538G1520

Paul’s Final Instructions and Greetings

7Tychicus will give you a full report about how I am getting along. He is a beloved brother and faithful helper who serves with me in the Lord's work.G3956G1691G2596G1107G5190G1107G5213G27G80G2532G4103G1249G2532G4889G1722G2962 8I have sent him to you for this very purpose—to let you know how we are doing and to encourage you.G3739G3992G4314G5209G1519G846G5124G2443G1097G5216G4012G2532G3870G5216G2588 9I am also sending Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, one of your own people. He and Tychicus will tell you everything that's happening here.G4862G3682G4103G2532G27G80G3739G2076G1537G5216G1107G5213G3956G3588G5602 10Aristarchus, who is in prison with me, sends you his greetings, and so does Mark, Barnabas's cousin. As you were instructed before, make Mark welcome if he comes your way.G708G3450G4869G782G5209G2532G3138G431G921G4012G3739G2983G1785G1437G2064G4314G5209G1209G846 11Jesus (the one we call Justus) also sends his greetings. These are the only Jewish believers among my co-workers; they are working with me here for the Kingdom of God. And what a comfort they have been!G2532G2424G3588G3004G2459G3588G5607G1537G4061G3778G3441G4904G1519G932G2316G3748G1096G3931G3427 12Epaphras, a member of your own fellowship and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always prays earnestly for you, asking God to make you strong and perfect, fully confident that you are following the whole will of God.G1889G1537G5216G1401G5547G782G5209G3842G75G5228G5216G1722G4335G2443G2476G5046G2532G4137G1722G3956G2307G2316 13I can assure you that he prays hard for you and also for the believers in Laodicea and Hierapolis.G1063G3140G846G3140G3754G2192G4183G2205G5228G5216G2532G1722G2993G2532G1722G2404 14Luke, the beloved doctor, sends his greetings, and so does Demas.G3065G27G2395G2532G1214G782G5209 15Please give my greetings to our brothers and sisters at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church that meets in her house.G782G80G1722G2993G2532G3564G2532G1577G2596G846G3624 16After you have read this letter, pass it on to the church at Laodicea so they can read it, too. And you should read the letter I wrote to them.G2532G3752G1992G314G3844G5213G4160G2443G314G2532G1722G1577G2994G2532G2443G5210G314G2532G314G1537G2993 17And say to Archippus, "Be sure to carry out the ministry the Lord gave you."G2532G2036G751G991G1248G3739G3880G1722G2962G2443G4137G846 18HERE IS MY GREETING IN MY OWN HANDWRITING—PAUL. Remember my chains. May God's grace be with you.G783G5495G1699G3972G3421G3450G1199G5485G3326G5216G281


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