22 yet He has now (A)reconciled you in His (B)body of flesh through death, in order to (C)present you before Him (D)holy and blameless and beyond reproach— 23 if indeed you continue in [a]the faith firmly (E)established and steadfast, and not shifting from the (F)hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed (G)in all creation under heaven, (H)and of which I, Paul, [b]was made a [c](I)minister.

24 (J)Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh (K)I am supplementing what is lacking [d]in Christ’s afflictions in behalf of (L)His body, which is the church.

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 1:23 Or in faith
  2. Colossians 1:23 Lit became
  3. Colossians 1:23 Or servant
  4. Colossians 1:24 Lit of