Colossians 3:15-17

“…put on tender mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection” Colossians 3:12b-14.

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.” Colossians 3:15.

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Colossians 2:20-23

“Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations – “Do not touch, do not taste, do not handle…” Colossians 2:20-21.

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Colossians 2:19

“Let no one defraud you of your reward, taking delight in false humility and worship of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, and not holding fast to the Head, from whom all the body, nourished and knit together by joints and ligaments, grows with the increase which is from God.” Colossians 2:18-19.

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Colossians 1:10-14

“For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may have a walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy” Colossians 1:9-11.

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Chastening of Job, Part 1

The man Job is likely to have lived around the time of Abraham (circa B.C. 2166-1991), so it was a great while before Israel became a nation.

The location of the land of Uz is in all likelihood the same area as Edom, which would be modern day Jordan, southeast of the Dead Sea.

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