praying that God would teach and use believers for his glory. The weight and privilege of this calling should incite believers to faithful and fervent prayer.
Believers are to passionately and persistently thank God for his powerful work of grace in the lives of believers. In addition to others, this serves to refresh our own hearts with the greatness of God.
Colossians is all about the sufficiency of Jesus Christ to bring about spiritual life and maturity. Providentially God has allowed error to take root and serve as a fitting point of contrast for this young church. Throughout the ages Colossians has served as a helpful recalibration of the Christian’s means and motivation for godliness onto the supreme and sufficient Christ.