These final greetings and remarks are important because they remind us that what Paul wrote about he also lived out amongst a group of real people.
Paul’s updates and greetings from various people in these final verses of Colossians presents us with a portrait of our fellowship in the Lord, which is a fellowship of love and faithful service.
Paul puts the spotlight on the homes and families of the Colossians
Paul writes that we’re being renewed in knowledge after the image of Christ and that renewal requires putting off sinful passions and practices.
Paul uses the analogy of dressing to tell us to take off sinful passions and practices and to no longer wear them