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Commentaries for Colossians Chapter 4

Benediction

The concluding section of each of Paul's letters contains his benediction, typically expressed as a prayer or doxology...
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Paul's Evangelistic Concern for Outsiders

Paul's opening exhortation is framed by two imperatives, both of which convey his deep concern to evangelize the lost...
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Paul's Apostolic Concern for Insiders

Paul includes various instructions (4:7-9, 16-17) and personal greetings (4:10-15) in the letter's benediction to guide the church's response toward his coworkers...
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Final Farewell

Paul prefaces his farewell with the assurance that this entire letter is from him and the request that the Colossians remember [his] chains...
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