...growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience... - Colossians 1:11 Paul began his prayer for the Colossians by asking God to fill them with the knowledge of his will. As he continues, he confidently assumes that God … Continue reading God’s power, my victory
And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way; bearing fruit in every good work... Colossians 1:10 Isn't this the ultimate goal? To live a life worthy of the Lord and to please him in every way. Paul told the Colossians … Continue reading Tell someone about Jesus!
As I read through the Bible, I often discover specific things I can pray for. It's a powerful thing to pray Scripture! One of the passages that I discovered for prayer is the first chapter of Colossians. Paul lets the people of the church at Colosse know that he and his companions are praying consistently … Continue reading Spiritual wisdom and understanding
When I read the Bible, I underline verses, sentences, sometimes even single words that speak to me in that moment. Sometimes when I go back and read a passage of scripture again and again, I will underline entirely different parts of it until pretty soon the whole passage is underlined. That is what happened with … Continue reading We have not stopped praying…
There's a now famous podcast from a radio program back in the 1960s by a guy named Paul Harvey. He could not have even realized at the time how spot-on and prophetic his words actually were. He saw much of it come to pass before he died in 2009. Is this really the reality we … Continue reading “If I were the devil…” – a 1965 radio prophecy