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Read Colossians 3:18 – 4:18. Answer these questions:

1.    Why should wives submit to their husbands?

2.    What do you understand by the word ‘submit’?

3.    What instructions does Paul give to husbands?


4.    Why should children obey parents?

5.    What instruction does Paul give to fathers?


6.    Describe the obedience ‘slaves’ should give to their ‘masters.



7.    What is the basis for this obedience?

8.    In verse 23, what command is given to slaves that is applicable to everyone?

9.    What truth is the basis of this command?

10.    What is the bottom line of every task we engage in?

11.    What does Paul mean in verse 25?


12.    Why should ‘masters’ treat their ‘slaves’ properly and fairly?

13.    What instructions does Paul give in 4:2,3?



14.    Why does Paul want them to pray for him?

15.    What instructions and advice is given about Christians’ relationships with unbelievers in 4:5,6?


16.    Why did Paul send Tychicus to Colosse?

17.    What positive information does Paul give about the following people –