Colossians 1:1-8

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the saints [holy ones] and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Colossians 1:1-2.

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Long Division, Part 2, Persecuted Church

Satan has managed to keep the world in constant turmoil since our parent’s first sin in the Garden of Eden. He has, as you may have observed, managed to turn the world into a seething cauldron of division, anger, rebellion, murder, and greed.

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33.

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Long Division, Part 1, Church Divided

One of the most effective tools in Satan’s arsenal is the art of creating division among brethren. I have recently heard of some very popular pastors who will not speak to each other. Pastors!

Pastors are supposed to be men of peace, and certainly men who should be examples of peace among brethren.

“Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.” Romans 14:19.

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Think on These Things, Part 1

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God: and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:6-8.

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