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Wisdom and Understanding

PMT 2014-048b by Don Strickland.

Colossians 1:9 reads:

For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding.

Verse 9 begins the second half of Paul’s preface which was originally stated in verse 3. In that verse Paul said he was thankful and praying for the Colossians. Paul then outlines the reasons for his thanksgiving in verses 4-8. And now with verses 9-11, Paul ends the letter’s preface with a discussion about his prayers for those at Colossae. Continue reading