Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 2Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 6On account of these the wrath of God is coming on those who are disobedient.3.6 Other ancient authorities lack on those who are disobedient (Gk the children of disobedience) 7These are the ways you also once followed, when you were living that life.3.7 Or living among such people 8But now you must get rid of all such things—anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive3.8 Or filthy language from your mouth. 5 Put to death, therefore, whatever in you is earthly: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry). 3 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Colossians 3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The New Life in Christ.

3 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. The New Life in Christ. These are the ways you also once followed, when you were living that life. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. 4 When Christ who is your life is revealed, then you also will be revealed with him in glory. But now you must get rid of all such things—anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive, Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have stripped off the old self with its practices.

Used by permission. dwell in you richly; teach and admonish one another in all wisdom; and with gratitude in your hearts sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs to God. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is your acceptable duty in the Lord. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

Put to death, therefore, whatever in you is earthly: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry). Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly. On account of these the wrath of God is coming on those who are disobedient. in everything, not only while being watched and in order to please them, but wholeheartedly, fearing the Lord. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Share by email. And be thankful. New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1989 Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. All rights reserved worldwide. 13Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord*has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly.

[h] 17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. As you are not currently logged into a Bible Society account, we just need to check that you’re not a web robot reporting comments on our website. life is revealed, then you also will be revealed with him in glory. So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 6 On account of these the wrath of God is coming on those who are disobedient. Colossians 3:12-17. 9Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have stripped off the old self with its practices 10and have clothed yourselves with the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of its creator. All rights reserved. 22Slaves, obey your earthly masters3.22 In Greek the same word is used for master and Lord in everything, not only while being watched and in order to please them, but wholeheartedly, fearing the Lord.3.22 In Greek the same word is used for master and Lord 23Whatever your task, put yourselves into it, as done for the Lord and not for your masters,3.23 Gk not for men 24since you know that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you serve3.24 Or you are slaves of, or be slaves of the Lord Christ. For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong has been done, and there is no partiality. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. 18Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Our website uses cookies to improve your online experience. dwell in you richly; teach and admonish one another in all wisdom; and with gratitude in your hearts sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs to God.

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there is no longer Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all! Whatever your task, put yourselves into it, as done for the Lord and not for your masters, since you know that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you serve. 14 Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Learn More About New Revised Standard Version. has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 15And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. Find out more here. 21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, or they may lose heart. 14Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.