four epistles were written by Paul during his first Roman imprisonment?
three epistles seem to have been written and sent at the same time?
seems to have been involved in carrying these epistles to their
- While at Rome, how did Paul
learn about the church at Colosse?
whom had the Colossians heard the gospel and became Christians?
were some potential problems confronting the Christians at Colosse as
we will see later in this epistle?
name is attached with Paul's in the writing of this letter?
long had Paul been praying for the Christians at Colosse?
with which one, what two aspects of prayer are highlighted in Paul's
prayer for them?
does Paul desire and ask in behalf of the Colossians in his prayers?
to Paul, where is hope "laid up" for the Christian?
said that God "delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath
translated [transferred] us into" what?
is the significance of "power" in "power of
whom [Christ] we have redemption through his ___________ , even the
forgiveness of sins."
great and outstanding things do we learn about the person and work of
Christ beginning in verse 15?
what sense does Paul seem to be using the term "firstbon" when he
applies it to Christ?
extensive is the reconciliation that Christ has brought about?
they would "continue in the faith grounded and settled" and be "not
moved away from the hope of the gospel," what does Paul say that Christ
was the mission for which Paul had been made a minister of Christ?
- Quote or tell in your own words
what Paul said in Colossians 1:28.
Ephesians, Philemon and
Philippians; 2. Colossians, Ephesians and Philemon; 3.
Tychicus and Onesimus--Colossians 4:7-9; Ephesians 6:21,22; Philemon,
10-12; 4. He was visited by Epaphras, a preacher from
Colosse--Colossians 1:3-8; 4:12; 5. Colossians 1:7; 6. Falses
teachers and false teaching (called by Paul "philosoph" and tainted
Jewish concepts--chapter 2); 7. Colossians 1:1; 8.
1:3,4; 9. Thanks and asking, beginning with
Colossians 1:9-11; 11. Heaven--Colossians
Colossians 1:13; 13. It means authority, and here two
in contrast, "darkness" (Satan's reign) and Christ's, the kingdom of
God's Son; 14. Colossians 1:14; 15. Colossians
To emphasize pre-eminence, 1:15; 17. Colossians 1:20; 18.
1:22,23; 19. Colossians 1:25-27; 20. Colossians 1:28.