MASTERS, do to your servants that which is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
And pray for us also, that God may open to us a door for preaching, to speak the mystery of Christ for whose sake I am a prisoner,
So that I may make it manifest and speak about it as I should.
Live wisely in peace with those who are outside the church, and avoid offending.
Let your conversation be gracious, seasoned with salt, and you should know how to answer every man.
¶ All things concerning me will be made known to you by Tychicus, who is a beloved brother and a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord,
Whom I send to you for this very purpose, that he may know the state of your affairs and comfort your hearts,
Together with Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you.
They shall make known to you all the things which have happened to us.
Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, salutes you, together with Mark, cousin to Barnabas, concerning whom you have been instructed;
and if he comes, receive him,
And Jesus, who is called Justus.
These are of the circumcision, and the only ones who have helped me toward the kingdom of God;
and they have been a comfort to me.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always labouring for you in prayer, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
For I can testify concerning him that he has a great zeal for you and for those who are in Laodicea and Hierapolis.
Luke, the beloved physician and Demas greet you.
Salute the brethren in Laodicea, and salute Nymphas and his family and the congregation that meets at his house.
And when this epistle has been read to you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans;
and likewise you read the epistle written from Laodicea.
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which you have received in our Lord and that you fulfill it.
This salutation is by the hand of me, Paul.
Remember my imprisonment.
Grace be with you.