He exhorteth them to be fervent in prayer,
Colossians 4:1 Ye masters, do vnto youre seruauntes that which is iust and equall, and knowe, yt ye also haue a master in heauen. Colossians 4:2 Contynue in prayer, and watch in the same with thankesgeuynge, Colossians 4:3 and praye also together for vs, that God open vnto vs the dore of the worde, to speake the mystery of Christ (wherfore I am also in bodes) Colossians 4:4 that I maye vtter ye same, as it becommeth me to speake.
to walk wisely toward them that are not yet come to the true knowledge of Christ.
Colossians 4:5 Walke wysely towarde them that are without, and redeme ye tyme. Colossians 4:6 Let youre speach be allwaye fauorable, seasoned with salt, that ye maye knowe how to answere euery man. Colossians 4:7 Tichicus the deare brother and faithfull mynister & felowe seruaut in ye LORDE, shal tell you what case I am in. Colossians 4:8 Whom I haue sent vnto you for the same purpose, that he mighte knowe how ye do, & that he mighte comforte youre hertes, Colossians 4:9 with one Onesimus a faithfull and beloued brother, which is one of you: they shal shewe you of all thinges, which are adoynge here
He saluteth them, and wisheth them all prosperity.
Colossians 4:10 Aristarchus my preson felowe saluteth you, and Marcus Barnabasses sisters sonne, touchinge whom ye receaued commaundementes: Yf he come vnto you, receaue him, Colossians 4:11 and Iesus, which is called Iustus, which are of the circumcision. These onely are my helpers in the kyngdome of God, which were to my consolacion. Colossians 4:12 Epaphras a seruaunt of Christ, which is one of you, saluteth you, & allwaye laboureth feruently for you in prayers, yt ye maye stonde perfecte and full, in all that is the wil of God. Colossians 4:13 I beare him recorde, that he hath a feruent mynde for you, and for the at Laodicea, and at Hierapolis. Colossians 4:14 Deare Lucas the Phisician saluteth you, and so doth Demas. Colossians 4:15 Salute the brethre, which are at Laodicea, and salute Nymphas, and the cogregacion which is in his house. Colossians 4:16 And whan the epistle is red of you, cause it to be red also in the cogregacio at Laodicea, & that ye likewyse reade the epistle of Laodicea. Colossians 4:17 And saye to Archippus: Take hede to the office which thou hast receaued in the LORDE, that thou fulfyll it. Colossians 4:18 My salutacion with the hnade of me Paul. Remembre my bodes. Grace be with you, Amen.