Thematic Bible

Colossians 3:1 (show verse)

Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Colossians 3:2 (show verse)

Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,

Colossians 3:3 (show verse)

for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:4 (show verse)

When Christ (who is your life) appears, then you too will be revealed in glory with him.

Colossians 3:5 (show verse)

So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.

Colossians 3:6 (show verse)

Because of these things the wrath of God is coming on the sons of disobedience.

Colossians 3:7 (show verse)

You also lived your lives in this way at one time, when you used to live among them.

Colossians 3:8 (show verse)

But now, put off all such things as anger, rage, malice, slander, abusive language from your mouth.

Colossians 3:9 (show verse)

Do not lie to one another since you have put off the old man with its practices

Colossians 3:10 (show verse)

and have been clothed with the new man that is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one who created it.

Colossians 3:11 (show verse)

Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.

Colossians 3:12 (show verse)

Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

Colossians 3:13 (show verse)

bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if someone happens to have a complaint against anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also forgive others.

Colossians 3:14 (show verse)

And to all these virtues add love, which is the perfect bond.

Colossians 3:15 (show verse)

Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.

Colossians 3:16 (show verse)

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.

Colossians 3:17 (show verse)

And whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Colossians 3:18 (show verse)

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Colossians 3:19 (show verse)

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Colossians 3:20 (show verse)

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

Colossians 3:21 (show verse)

Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they will not become disheartened.

Colossians 3:22 (show verse)

Slaves, obey your earthly masters in every respect, not only when they are watching -- like those who are strictly people-pleasers -- but with a sincere heart, fearing the Lord.

Colossians 3:23 (show verse)

Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people,

Colossians 3:24 (show verse)

because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.

Colossians 3:25 (show verse)

For the one who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there are no exceptions.