Colossians 2:1-3

Paul's Ministry to the Church

1 For I want you to know y how great a w struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, 2 that z their hearts may be encouraged, being a knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of b God's mystery, which is Christ, 3 c in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

  1. Cross References
    Philippians 1:30
    Engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have.
  2. Cross References
    Colossians 1:29
    For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.
  3. Cross References
    Colossians 4:8
    I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are and that he may encourage your hearts.
    Ephesians 6:22
    I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts.
  4. Cross References
    Colossians 3:14
    And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
  5. Cross References
    Colossians 1:27
    To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
  6. Cross References
    Isaiah 11:2
    And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,...
    Isaiah 45:3
    I will give you the treasures of darkness and t...
    1 Corinthians 1:24
    But to those who are called, both Jews and Gree...
    1 Corinthians 1:30
    And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who...
    1 Corinthians 2:6 - 7
    Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, altho...
    Luke 11:49
    Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, 'I will ...
    Ephesians 1:8
    Which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and in...
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