Thematic Bible

Colossians 3:1 (show verse)

Therefore, if you have been raised with the Messiah, keep focusing on the things that are above, where the Messiah is seated at the right hand of God.

Colossians 3:2 (show verse)

Keep your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on the earth.

Colossians 3:3 (show verse)

For you have died, and your life has been safely guarded by the Messiah in God.

Colossians 3:4 (show verse)

When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you, too, will be revealed with him in glory.

Colossians 3:5 (show verse)

So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).

Colossians 3:6 (show verse)

It is because of these things that the wrath of God is coming on those who are disobedient.

Colossians 3:7 (show verse)

You used to behave like them as you lived among them.

Colossians 3:8 (show verse)

But now you must also get rid of anger, wrath, malice, slander, obscene speech, and all such sins.

Colossians 3:9 (show verse)

Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices

Colossians 3:10 (show verse)

and have clothed yourselves with the new nature, which is being renewed in full knowledge, consistent with the image of the one who created it.

Colossians 3:11 (show verse)

In him there is no Greek or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, or free person. Instead, the Messiah is all and in all.

Colossians 3:12 (show verse)

Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.

Colossians 3:13 (show verse)

Be tolerant of one another and forgive each other if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, you also should forgive.

Colossians 3:14 (show verse)

Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which ties everything together in unity.

Colossians 3:15 (show verse)

Let the peace of the Messiah also rule in your hearts, to which you were called in one body, and be thankful.

Colossians 3:16 (show verse)

Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.

Colossians 3:17 (show verse)

And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Colossians 3:18 (show verse)

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is appropriate for those who belong to the Lord.

Colossians 3:19 (show verse)

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

Colossians 3:20 (show verse)

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.

Colossians 3:21 (show verse)

Fathers, do not make your children resentful. Otherwise, they'll become discouraged.

Colossians 3:22 (show verse)

Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything, not only while being watched in order to please them, but with a sincere heart, fearing the Lord.

Colossians 3:23 (show verse)

Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people.

Colossians 3:24 (show verse)

You know that it is from the Lord that you will receive the inheritance as a reward. It is the Lord Messiah whom you are serving!

Colossians 3:25 (show verse)

For the person who does what is wrong will be paid back for what he has done without favoritism.