Paul’s Beautiful and Graceful Prayer for the Colossian Church ~ Re-blog

We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints, (Colossians 1:3-4 KJV)

Stephen Nielsen over at “Prayer A to Z,” that I follow, has an interesting article you will enjoy. He also featured at beautiful Grey Heron.

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I saw this beautiful grey heron on my nature walk today. I’ve never seen one like it.

While being imprisoned in Rome, Paul told the Colossians, in his letter to them, that whenever he prayed for them he was always thankful to God. For just as with the Ephesians and the Philippians, they were his partners in the gospel and he was overjoyed that they had a love for all the saints just as he had.

 

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints  (Colossians 1:3-4).

 

It is apparent by this letter that Paul did not have a direct part in the conversion of the Colossians. His comrade Epaphras led them to Christ, and he brought news to him of…

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