Colossians 3:1-2-1-2 MSG. Colossians 3:2 2 Don't shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Colossians 3:12-20; Colossians 3:2 Read chapter in The Message Bible. Don't shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. See things from his perspective. Colossians 3:2-3English Standard Version (ESV) 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. What holds the majority of your focus? 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Footnotes. Colossians 3:3 Your old life is dead. Colossians 3:2 NIV. Version. τὰ ἄνω φρονεῖτε, μὴ τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς —“Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” The verb in this verse differs so far from that employed in the preceding, that it refers more to inner disposition, while the former is rather practical pursuit. When Christ (your real life, remember) shows up again on this earth, you’ll show up, too—the real you, the glorious you. Colossians 3:3-4 The Message (MSG). We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Read verse in New American Standard Bible Colossians 3:2. τὰ ἄνω φρονεῖτε. Colossians 3:2 Context. Those who are spiritually free, thanks to their faith in Christ, should not live in the sins which used to be their habit. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} The Message Colossians 3:2. Colossians 3:1-2 The Message (MSG) He Is Your Life 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ—that’s where the action is. It embraces, as Meyer says, “the whole practical bent of thought and disposition”.— μὴ τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς. Colossians 3:2, 3. Is it making the basketball team? 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things() 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. – Colossians 3:2 (NIV) What do you spend the majority of your time thinking about? There’s nothing wrong with wanting to make the basketball team. Colossians 3:2-4 New International Version << Colossians 2 | Colossians 3 | Colossians 4 >> 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. He is your life. Is it how you can get ahead? Paul specifically refers to certain sins such as … Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. 3-4 Your old life is dead. Paul says, “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” - Colossians 3:2. Colossians 3:1-2 MSG So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Think about it, this day only has 24 hours! Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ—that’s where the action is. 4 When Christ, who is your [] life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ - that's where the action is. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Colossians 3:1-2 The Message (MSG) So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to do well in life. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 2 The Message Bible << Colossians 1 | Colossians 2 | Colossians 3 >> 2 1 I want you to realize that I continue to work as hard as I know how for you, and also for the Christians over at Laodicea. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). The Bible tells us that this life is a vapor and a passing wind . 2 Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.” Isn’t this awesome? Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth; for ye died, and your life is hid with Christ in God. Colossians 3:2King James Version (KJV) 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. See things from his perspective. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Colossians 2:8 Or the basic principles; also in verse 20; Colossians 2:11 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 13.; Colossians 2:11 Or put off in the circumcision of; Colossians 2:13 Some manuscripts us; Colossians 2:15 Or them in him We must not only seek things above, but think them. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.… Colossians 3:2 in all English translations, The Message, Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language, The Message Pocket Paperback Edition: New Testament, Psalms and Proverbs, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Black/Slate Leather-Look, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, The Message Devotional Bible LeatherLike, Brown. of 3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. 2 [] Set your minds on the things that are above, not on the things that are on earth. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, … 4 When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Colossians 3:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB). Proud member Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Salem Media Group. Apostle tells us in Colossians 3: 1 “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! Colossians 3:1–11 encourages Christian believers to focus their attention on godly, spiritual things. Changed Scriptures: John 3:3; 18:36; Romans 6:1-11; Colossians 3:1-4 The title of my message this morning is “Changed.” The word change is defined as “to become or make different.” When used in the past tense it means to “have become or been made different.” Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ - that's where the action is. “Set your mind on the things above.” φρ. 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Cancel. So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. If you live a life to 70 years old, then you would have approximately 25,550 days on this earth. All rights reserved. (Colossians 3:2.) Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ - that's where the … is wider in its sense than ζητ. Colossians 3:1-2-22-25 MSG So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ--that's where the action is. Colossians 3:2 The Message (MSG) He Is Your Life 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Colossians 3:2 The Message (MSG) He Is Your Life 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Know that I'm on your side, right alongside you. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Putting on the New Self 1 Therefore, since you have been raised with Christ, strive for the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Published by permission. Bible Language English. Colossians 3:2, 3: Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Answer: Colossians 3:2 says, “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things,” or, as the NET puts it, “Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth.” To set one’s mind on something is to choose to think about it, influencing one’s goals and guiding one’s course of action. (, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Colossians 3 He Is Your Life 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. The Message Bible Colossians 3:2 2 Don't shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. See things from his perspective. Heavenly Things The True Object Of Christian Contemplation . Your Bible knowledge to a new level this year affection on things above, on. 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