Our daily lives overflow with promotions that celebrate independence. Society declares that we answer only to ourselves. As Paul closes his letter to the Colossians, however, his life demonstrates quite the opposite. Alistair Begg explains that Paul modeled a biblical dependence on others. Like Paul, we will not fully understand our identity in Christ in isolation. We need the fellowship of Christians to keep us accountable and to embolden our witness.
10Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, and Mark the cousin of Barnabas (concerning whom you have received instructions—if he comes to you, welcome him),
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