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Colossians 4:2-6

2 Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude ofthanksgiving; 3 praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned; 4 that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak.

5 [a]Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, [b]making the most of the opportunity. 6 Let your speech always be [c]with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.

Discussion Questions

August 26  ,2018


1. A quick recap, what does Colossians 3:1-17 talk about? Specifically, what does the apostle Paul encourage their believers to have their focus on? The things of the world or the things above? Read it again.

2. What are several other encouragements that Paul is giving believers in Colossians 3:14-15 and 3:23?

3. What four areas of Christian living is Paul giving/writing to believers in Colossians 4:2-6?

Verse 4:2 - Continue steadfastly in prayer. Friends, how is your prayer life? What needs to change to make it better?

Verse 4:3 - Pray that God may open a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ What is the mystery that Paul is referring to in this verse? Friends are you praying for these kinds of sharing opportunities in your daily life?

Verse 4:5 - Walk in wisdom. Friends, what does this look like? How are you making the best use of the time? Verse

4:6 - Let your speech always be gracious. How are you doing with your speech?