Bible: Col 1:24-29

1:24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my physical body – for the sake of his body, the church – what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ. 1:25 I became a servant of the church according to the stewardship 1  from God – given to me for you – in order to complete 2  the word of God, 1:26 that is, the mystery that has been kept hidden from ages and generations, but has now been revealed to his saints. 1:27 God wanted to make known to them the glorious 3  riches of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. 1:28 We proclaim him by instructing 4  and teaching 5  all people 6  with all wisdom so that we may present every person mature 7  in Christ. 1:29 Toward this goal 8  I also labor, struggling according to his power that powerfully 9  works in me.

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