He exhorteth them to be fervent in prayer,
Colossians 4:1 Masters, render unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven. Colossians 4:2 Continue stedfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving; Colossians 4:3 withal praying for us also, that God may open unto us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds; Colossians 4:4 that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
to walk wisely toward them that are not yet come to the true knowledge of Christ.
Colossians 4:5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one. Colossians 4:7 All my affairs shall Tychicus make known unto you, the beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow-servant in the Lord: Colossians 4:8 whom I have sent unto you for this very purpose, that ye may know our estate, and that he may comfort your hearts; Colossians 4:9 together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things that [are done] here.
He saluteth them, and wisheth them all prosperity.
Colossians 4:10 Aristarchus my fellow-prisoner saluteth you, and Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (touching whom ye received commandments; if he come unto you, receive him), Colossians 4:11 and Jesus, which is called Justus, who are of the circumcision: these only [are my] fellow-workers unto the kingdom of God, men that have been a comfort unto me. Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, saluteth you, always striving for you in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God. Colossians 4:13 For I bear him witness, that he hath much labour for you, and for them in Laodicea, and for them in Hierapolis. Colossians 4:14 Luke, the beloved physician, and Demas salute you. Colossians 4:15 Salute the brethren that are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church that is in their house. Colossians 4:16 And when this epistle hath been read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye also read the epistle from Laodicea. Colossians 4:17 And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it. Colossians 4:18 The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.