Though repentance is always a possibility for every person before him or her dies, most people will put this off until it is too late. Continue Reading
Paul is a great teacher in the Bible and not only taught the people in Ephesus about repenting of our evil speaking, but also when he wrote a letter to the Colossians. Continue Reading
One thing that was spoken by Paul to the Colossians above is “filthy communication out of your mouth”. Of which also James taught. Continue Reading
Colossians 2:16-18 (KJV)
16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:
17 Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.
18 Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
There is nothing wrong with doing good on a day that is evil for the world. Why is this? It is because doing this brings the light of Jesus into the world. Continue Reading
Colossians 2:8 (KJV)
8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
As a believer in Christ, we should never let the traditions of this world, including holidays, warp how we feel about God and the things of this world. Continue Reading
Colossians 3:12,13 (KJV)
12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
If anything is broken now, God is able to mend those broken ties, by ushering in His love. We then can’t help but forgive all people. Continue Reading
Colossians 3:1-3 (KJV)
1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
If there is one person that can help us live any differently, while being in this wicked world, it is the Lord God. Our willingness to serve Him, also brings in the Holy Spirit to guide us. Continue Reading
Colossians 1:21,22 (KJV)
21 And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled
22 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:
We as believers in Christ, are the members of His body. Each person has a gift from God, in which the Lord is able to use in His church. Continue Reading
Colossians 3:16-17 (KJV)
16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
As we’ve read in the verses in Exodus, chapter 20, we are not to worship anything but God, which excludes Mary, the saints and angels. Continue Reading
Please know that God is not a God of confusion. That is why he spoke to men throughout the Bible and taught them the right way to live their lives and to obey the Lord God. Continue Reading