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Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible
Colossians 4

 

 

Verses 1-4

Colossians 4:1. Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal;—

I sometimes think that the good men who chopped the Bible up into chapters—for it is not in chapters in the original,—must have hoped that we should not read this message to the masters, as he had put it in another chapter. But I never like to read about the servants without also reading about the masters. There is six for one, and half-a-dozen for the other; and, as is usual, in the Scriptures, there are balanced duties. If there is an exhortation to the children, there is generally one to the parents close by; and if there is a word to wives, there is one for husbands, too. So let us read that verse, “Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal;—

Colossians 4:1-4. Knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven. Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving; withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds: that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

This exposition consisted of readings from Colossians 3 and Colossians 4:1-4.

 


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Spurgeon, Charle Haddon. "Commentary on Colossians 4:4". "Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/spe/colossians-4.html. 2011.

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