Redeeming the time

Redeeming the time

“Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. [6] Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.” Colossians 4:5-6

  • tell others the Good News
  • love your enemies

Married Women

“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.” Colossians 3:18

  • that is what the Lord has planned for you.

Married Men

“Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.” Colossians 3:19

  • be loving and kind to your wives and not bitter against them nor harsh.

Children

“Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.” Colossians 3:20

  • always obey your parents, for that pleases the Lord.

Fathers

“Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.” Colossians 3:21

  • don’t scold your children so much that they become discouraged and quit trying.

Workers

“Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: [23] And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; [24] Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.” Colossians 3:22-25

  • always obey willingly
  • work hard and cheerfully at all you do

Employers

“Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.” Colossians 4:1

  • be just and fair to all your workers.

Don’t be weary in prayer; keep at it!

“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.” Colossians 4:2-4

Be sure that you do all the Lord has told you to, redeeming the time for the days are evil.

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