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The Names Of Colossae


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This is a short lesson on the names of Pauls Letter to the Colossian church. Each name brings an encouragement to Christians today.

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The Names Of Colossae

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  2. 2. The Names of Colossae<br />Tychicus<br />Justus<br />Onesimus<br />Demas<br />Aristarchus<br />Epaphras<br />Mark<br />Luke<br />Archippus<br />Nymphas<br />
  3. 3. The Names of Colossae<br />Tychicus<br /><ul><li>Beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow servant
  4. 4. Informer and an encourager
  5. 5. Mentioned in:
  6. 6. Acts 20.4; 2 Timothy 4.12’;Titus 3.12</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Onesimus<br /><ul><li>Faithful and beloved brother
  7. 7. “who is one of you”
  8. 8. Informer
  9. 9. Note Philemon letter</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Aristarchus<br /><ul><li>Fellow prisoner
  10. 10. A Macedonian
  11. 11. Mentioned in Acts 19.29; 20.4; 27.2; Philemon 1.24</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Mark<br /><ul><li>Cousin of Barnabas
  12. 12. Tradition ties this Mark with the John Mark of Acts 12,.12, 25
  13. 13. Mentioned in 2 Timothy 4.11</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Justus<br /><ul><li>Possibly a Roman Jew converted by Paul.</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Epaphras<br /><ul><li>Mentioned earlier in 1.7
  14. 14. “who is one of you”
  15. 15. “A servant of Christ Jesus”
  16. 16. “Struggling on your behalf in his prayers”
  17. 17. Hard worker</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Luke<br /><ul><li>The beloved physician
  18. 18. The writer and Luke and Acts</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Demas<br /><ul><li>Where have we heard Demas before?
  19. 19. Mentioned in:
  20. 20. 2 Timothy 4.9, 10 and Philemon 24</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Nymphas<br /><ul><li>“…and the church in her house.”
  21. 21. Nothing else is know besides a gathering in her home.</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Archippus<br /><ul><li>Some believe this was the son of Philemon; mentioned in Philemon 2</li></li></ul><li>The Names of Colossae<br />Tychicus<br />Justus<br />Onesimus<br />Demas<br />Aristarchus<br />Epaphras<br />Mark<br />Luke<br />Archippus<br />Nymphas<br />