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STRENGTHENED WITH ALL MIGHT

StrengthenedPMT 2016-067 a devotional by Don Strickland

Colossians 1:11

“Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness.”

As we see in verse 11, this verse springs in anticipation of doubt arising from the previous verse. Verse 10 refers to believers “walking worthy of the Lord”. The doubt that Paul anticipates is whether anyone can live in a worthy manner before the Lord. Verse 11 continues to answer the question, “How shall we fulfill that duty?” Paul begins to answer that question at the end of verse 10 by telling the readers they are to be fruitful. Paul adds at the beginning of verse 11 that we will also be “strengthened with all might”, and it was that clause that we studied in our last visit in Colossians. Continue reading

Gospel Power

PMT 2014-059b by Don Strickland

Colossians 1:6

The gospel which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;

Paul continues his discussion of the Gospel in this verse by commending it in two ways. First, he speaks of the expansion of the Gospel into every part of the known world. The Good News is not limited by Continue reading