New Living Translation
That's why I work and struggle so hard, depending on Christ's mighty power that works within me.
King James Bible
Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
Darby Bible Translation
Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.
World English Bible
for which I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.
Young's Literal Translation
for which also I labour, striving according to his working that is working in me in power.
Colossians 1:29 Parallel
CommentaryColossians 1:29 Parallel Commentaries
'I also labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily.'--COL. i. 29. I have chosen this text principally because it brings together the two subjects which are naturally before us to-day. All 'Western Christendom,' as it is called, is to-day commemorating the Pentecostal gift. My text speaks about that power that 'worketh in us mightily.' True, the Apostle is speaking in reference to the fiery energy and persistent toil which characterised him in proclaiming Christ, that …
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All Fulness in Christ
1 Corinthians 15:10
But whatever I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me--and not without results. For I have worked harder than any of the other apostles; yet it was not I but God who was working through me by his grace.
I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God's power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power
We are in this struggle together. You have seen my struggle in the past, and you know that I am still in the midst of it.
I want you to know how much I have agonized for you and for the church at Laodicea, and for many other believers who have never met me personally.
For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead.
Epaphras, a member of your own fellowship and 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 that you are following the whole will of God.
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