He exhorteth them to be fervent in prayer,
Colossians 4:1 Masters, do vnto youre seruauntes that which is iust and equall knowynge, that ye also haue a master in heauen. Colossians 4:2 Continue in prayer, & watch in the same with thankes geuynge, Colossians 4:3 prayenge also for vs that God maye open vnto vs the dore of vtteraunce, that we maye speake the mystery of Christ (wherfore I am also in bondes) Colossians 4:4 that I maye vtter it, 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 lose no oportunite. Colossians 4:6 Let youre speache be alwayes well sauored & powdred with salt, that ye maye knowe, howe ye ought to answer euery man. Colossians 4:7 Of all my busynes shal ye be certified by Tichicus, the beloued brother and faythful mynyster and felowe seruaunt in the Lord, Colossians 4:8 whom I haue sent vnto you for the same purpose, that he myght knowe whath ye do, & that he myght comfort youre hertes, Colossians 4:9 wyth one Onesymus a faythfull and beloued brother, which is one of you. They shall shewe you of all thynges, which area doinge here.
He saluteth them, and wisheth them all prosperity.
Colossians 4:10 Aristarchus my preson felowe saluteth you, and Marcus Barnabas systers sonne: touchynge whom, ye receaued commaundementes. If he come vnto you, receaue hym: Colossians 4:11 and Iesus which is called Iustus, whych are of the circumcisyon. These only are my worke felowes vnto þe kyngdome of God, which haue bene vnto my consolacyon. Colossians 4:12 Epaphras the seruaunt of Chryst, (which is one of you) saluteth you, and all wayes laboureth feruently for you in prayers, that ye maye stande perfect and full, in all þe wyll of God. Colossians 4:13 For I beare hym recorde, that he hath a feruent mynde for you and them that are of Laodicia and them that are of Hierapolis. Colossians 4:14 Deare Lucas the Phisycion greteth you, and Demas. Colossians 4:15 Salute the brethren whych are of Laodicia, and salute Nymphas, and the congregacyon, whych is in hys house, Colossians 4:16 And when the Epystle is reed of you, make that it be reed also in the congregacyon of the Laodicians: and that ye lykewyse reade the Epistle of Laodicia. Colossians 4:17 And saye to Archyppus: take hede to the offyce that thou hast receaued in the Lord, that thou fulfill it. Colossians 4:18 The salutacion by the hande of me Paul Remember my bondes, the grace be wyth you. Amen.