Summary: Part 11 in the series from Colossians
Which disciple are you?
Questions from Colossians
I. The disciple who was a faithful encourager.
A. The disciple known as Tychicus.
Tychicus, a much loved brother, will tell you how I am getting along. He is a faithful helper who serves the Lord with me. 8I have sent him on this special trip to let you know how we are doing and to encourage you. Col. 4:7-8 (NLT)
II. The disciple who was a faithful and much loved.
A. The disciple known as Onesimus.
I am also sending Onesimus, a faithful and much loved brother, one of your own people. He and Tychicus will give you all the latest news.
Col. 4:9 (NLT)
III. The disciples who were comforters
A. The Disciple known as Aristarchus.
Aristarchus, who is in prison with me, sends you his greetings,Col 4:10a
B. The disciple known as Mark.
and so does Mark, Barnabas’s cousin. Col 4:10b
C. The Disciple known as Jesus, called Justus.
Jesus (the one we call Justus) also sends his greetings. These are the only Jewish Christians among my co-workers; they are working with me here for the Kingdom of God. And what a comfort they have been! Col 4:11
IV. The disciple who was a prayer warrior.
A. The disciple known as Epaphras.
Epaphras, from your city, a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always prays earnestly for you, asking God to make you strong and perfect, fully confident of the whole will of God. 13I can assure you that he has agonized for you and also for the Christians in Laodicea and Hierapolis. Col. 4:12-13 (NLT)
V. The man who stood with Paul
A. The disciple known as Luke.
Luke the beloved physician sends his greetings, and so does Demas.
Col. 4:14 (NLT)
VI. The man who forsook Paul and the cause of Christ.
A. The disciple known as Demas.
Demas has deserted me because he loves the things of this life and has gone to Thessalonica. 2 Tim. 4:10a (NLT)
"Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it." - Co 4:17