Dear Fastidious Memorizers,
This is it for another chapter! You did it. As I reviewed this chapter this morning, it was as if I was basking in the sunlight. I m amazes that I have read Colossians hundreds of times in my life but I didn’t see so much of what is there.
I would encourage all of you in this group to consider taking on Colossians 3 with all of us. Remember that though I may post something next Saturday, we will be taking a break just to shore up chapter two. So this week is verse 23 and the following week will be no new verses to memorize - only review and take in what you stored in your heart.
So here it is team:
Colossians 2:23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body: not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh. (KJV)
Colossians 2:23 These have indeed an appearance of wisdom in promoting self-made religion and asceticism and severity to the body, but they are of no value in stopping the indulgence of the flesh. (ESV)
Just an observation that I’ve made; In memorizing, some of the verses leap out at me immediately and others hang back. Then other verses dawn on me much later. The beauty of God’s Word is that there is always a right Word for the moment.