So her is another day of meditating upon Colossians 1:1-11.
As I have been reading this scripture I have been open to what God is wanting to teaching me. I have learned so far that Apostle Paul was an amazing servant of God.
He was always praying for the body of Christ.
His spirit is amazing towards the people of God.
1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters[a] in Christ:
Grace and peace to you from God our Father.[b]
Thanksgiving and Prayer
3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people— 5 the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in heaven and about which you have already heard in the true message of the gospel 6 that has come to you. In the same way, the gospel is bearing fruit and growing throughout the whole world—just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and truly understood God’s grace. 7 You learned it from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant,[c] who is a faithful minister of Christ on our[d] behalf, 8 and who also told us of your love in the Spirit.
9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives,[e] 10 so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, 11 being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,
Dear father may I have hope in your kingdom and saving knowledge. May I endure to the end with patience and understanding of what it is to be a faithful servant in the body of Christ Jesus and learn to pray for the body of Christ.
David W. Aucoin
Song for my day: ‘Now that your Near’ Hillsong click here to listen
quote for my day: