Col 1:3We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,
Col 1:4because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints—
Col 1:5the faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven and that you have already heard about in the word of truth, the gospel
Col 1:6that has come to you. All over the world this gospel is bearing fruit and growing, just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and understood God’s grace in all its truth.
Col 1:7You learned it from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our3 behalf,
Col 1:8and who also told us of your love in the Spirit.
Col 1:9For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding.
Col 1:10And 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, growing in the knowledge of God,
Col 1:11being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully
Col 1:12giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified youto share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light.
Col 1:13For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
Col 1:14in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Today, I encourage you to focus on just one Scripture listed. Meditate on it, memorize it, and breathe in the fragrance of His love that encompasses the words upon your lips as it becomes etched upon your heart.
Kristina Seymour loves to encourage and equip women through the Word and through community. She is the author of The Warrior Mom Handbook, The Warrior Mom Leadership Manual, and The Warrior Wife Handbook; they are available at Amazon.com. Kristina's Bible studies are for women who desire to live by faith in the midst of their everyday lives. She has learned that women can't survive on caffeine and animal crackers alone; women in the Word and in community are united and able to stand firm. To learn more about Kristina, please visit her recently founded Share & Company Publishing House http://seymourkristina.wix.com/shareandcopublishingto. God loves to share His story of love and grace through us all, and Kristina believes that everyone has a story to tell.