“that ye might be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; giving thanks unto the Father” (Col. 1:9-12)

trinity draw to a close among the most joyful of St Pauls epistles Colossians is a favorite intimate connection between our faith in God and our works good works works of love our life lived in two different worlds