For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 10 so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, 11 being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, 12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. 13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Colossians 1:9–14, NIV)
“Speaks of God’s will and guides for holy living”
Who prays for you that you would be filled with the knowledge of God’s will? Who do you pray this prayer for?
What reasons do you have to give “joyful thanks?”
How is your life different knowing that God has rescued you and brought you into his kingdom? In what ways do you share this with others?