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Colossians Chapter 4:1-4

Masters, treat your bondservants justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Colossians 4:1-4
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Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
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Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;
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meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains,
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that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
  1. What are masters to give to their bondservants?
    Colossians 4:1
    Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
  2. Why are they to do this?
    Colossians 4:1
    Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
  3. How are we to continue in prayer?
    Colossians 4:2
    Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;
  4. What did Paul ask them to pray for?
    Colossians 4:3-4
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    meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains,
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    that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Colossians Chapter 4:5-6

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

Colossians 4:5-6
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Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.
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Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.
  1. How are we to walk toward those who are outside?
    Colossians 4:5
    Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.
  2. How and when are we to season our speech?
    Colossians 4:6
    Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.

Colossians Chapter 4:7-9

Tychicus will tell you all about my activities. He is a beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.

Colossians 4:7-9
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Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me.
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I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,
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with Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you all things which are happening here.
  1. Why was Paul sending Tychicus?
    Colossians 4:7-8
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    Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me.
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    I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,
  2. Who would be coming with him?
    Colossians 4:9
    with Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you all things which are happening here.

Colossians Chapter 4:10-11

Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, and Mark the cousin of Barnabas (concerning whom you have received instructions—if he comes to you, welcome him).

Colossians 4:10-11
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Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, with Mark the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions: if he comes to you, welcome him),
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and Jesus who is called Justus. These are my only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are of the circumcision; they have proved to be a comfort to me.
  1. Who sent their greetings?
    Colossians 4:10
    Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, with Mark the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions: if he comes to you, welcome him),
  2. What were these men who were of the circumcision, prove to be to Paul?
    Colossians 4:11
    and Jesus who is called Justus. These are my only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are of the circumcision; they have proved to be a comfort to me.

Colossians Chapter 4:12-15

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

Colossians 4:12-15
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Epaphras, who is one of you, a bondservant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
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For I bear him witness that he has a great zeal for you, and those who are in Laodicea, and those in Hierapolis.
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Luke the beloved physician and Demas greet you.
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Greet the brethren who are in Laodicea, and Nymphas and the church that is in his house.
  1. How did Epaphras labor for them?
    Colossians 4:12
    Epaphras, who is one of you, a bondservant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
  2. What kind of zeal did Epaphras have for them?
    Colossians 4:13
    For I bear him witness that he has a great zeal for you, and those who are in Laodicea, and those in Hierapolis.
  3. Who was Luke?
    Colossians 4:14
    Luke the beloved physician and Demas greet you.
  4. Who did Paul ask them to greet?
    Colossians 4:15
    Greet the brethren who are in Laodicea, and Nymphas and the church that is in his house.

Colossians Chapter 4:16-18

And when this letter has been read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea.

Colossians 4:16-18
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Now when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
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And say to Archippus, "Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it."
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This salutation by my own hand; Paul. Remember my chains. Grace be with you. Amen.
  1. Who was supposed to read this letter?
    Colossians 4:16
    Now when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
  2. What other letter were they supposed to read?
    Colossians 4:16
    Now when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
  3. What were they to say to Archippus?
    Colossians 4:17
    And say to Archippus, "Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it."
  4. How did Paul close this letter?
    Colossians 4:18
    This salutation by my own hand; Paul. Remember my chains. Grace be with you. Amen.