Greeting — Colossians

Colossians 1:1-2 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul, with Timothy, desires God’s grace and peace for the ‘faithful’…

Philippians — Greetings

Philippians 1:1-2 Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul gives a brief but all-embracing description of the church to which he and Timothy…

Ephesians—Greeting

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. —Ephesians 1:1-2. Paul, as an apostle of Jesus Christ, greets the Ephesian Christians. His apostleship comes from…

To the churches of Galatia

Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead), 2 and all the brethren who are with me, To the churches of Galatia: 3 Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave…