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Colossians 3 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

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Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.

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For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

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When Christ, who is your[fn] life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

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Therefore, put to death what belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

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Because of these, God’s wrath is coming upon the disobedient,[fn]

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and you once walked in these things when you were living in them.

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But now, put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

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Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices

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and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your[fn] Creator.

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In Christ there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all.

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Therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and dearly loved, put on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

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bearing with one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a grievance against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you are also to forgive.

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Above all, put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.

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And let the peace of Christ, to which you were also called in one body, rule your hearts. And be thankful.

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Let the word of Christ dwell richly among you, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another through psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs,[fn] singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.

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And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

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Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

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Husbands, love your wives and don’t be bitter toward them.

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Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

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Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they won’t become discouraged.

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Slaves, obey your human masters in everything. Don’t work only while being watched, as people-pleasers, but work wholeheartedly, fearing the Lord.

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Whatever you do, do it from the heart, as something done for the Lord and not for people,

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knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.

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For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.

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