Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. 3 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. slave, or free. 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ,(A) set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. It will be an exercise in biblical renewal. And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. 15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. 8 But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious behavior, slander, and dirty language. 5 Put to death,(H) therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature:(I) sexual immorality,(J) impurity, lust, evil desires and greed,(K) which is idolatry. 22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. (V) 11 Here there is no Gentile or Jew,(W) circumcised or uncircumcised,(X) barbarian, Scythian, slave or free,(Y) but Christ is all,(Z) and is in all. Don’t lie to each other, for you have stripped off your old sinful nature and all its wicked deeds. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Colossians 3 New Living Translation (NLT) Living the New Life. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. 5 So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. 15 Let the peace of Christ(AH) rule in your hearts, since as members of one body(AI) you were called to peace. 16 Let the message of Christ(AK) dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom(AL) through psalms,(AM) hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. (N) 8 But now you must also rid yourselves(O) of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander,(P) and filthy language from your lips. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. For God has no favorites. And always be thankful. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. 5 So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. 18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord. 16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. 4 When Christ, who is your[a] life,(E) appears,(F) then you also will appear with him in glory.(G). 23 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. (L) 6 Because of these, the wrath of God(M) is coming. 11 In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile,[c] circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized,[d] slave, or free. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. All rights reserved. All rights reserved worldwide. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. (B) 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious behavior, slander, and dirty language. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. Living the New Life. Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Colossians 3 New Living Translation (NLT) Living the New Life. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible, Hardcover, The NLT One Year Pray for America Bible, softcover, NLT THRIVE Creative Journaling Devotional Bible--hardcover, blue flowers, NLT Premium Value Large-Print Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling, NLT One Year Premium Slimline Large Print Bible: 10th Anniversary - softcover. 3 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. 24 Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. (Q) 9 Do not lie to each other,(R) since you have taken off your old self(S) with its practices 10 and have put on the new self,(T) which is being renewed(U) in knowledge in the image of its Creator. Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord. 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. 15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. 21 Fathers,[c] do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. (AN) 17 And whatever you do,(AO) whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks(AP) to God the Father through him. For God has no favorites. 21 Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged. (AT) It is the Lord Christ you are serving. [b] 7 You used to do these things when your life was still part of this world. 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. 24 Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him. 11 In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile,[c] circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized,[d] slave, or free. Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. 4 And when Christ, who is your[a] life, is revealed to the whole world, you will share in all his glory. 12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. All rights reserved. 22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. 22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to curry their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord. 2 Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. 6 Because of these sins, the anger of God is coming. [e] 25 But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. 10 Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. 25 Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.(AU). 2 Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 9 Don’t lie to each other, for you have stripped off your old sinful nature and all its wicked deeds. You used to do these things when your life was still part of this world. [e] 25 But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. 3 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand.