Blessing: Colossians 1: 9-12

Here’s a simple blessing or benediction inspired by Colossians 1: 9-12.

(based on Colossians 1:9-12)

May God give you the gift of spiritual insight and understanding,
so that you may see things from His point of view,
and so that your lives may bring credit to God’s name,
and joy to His heart.

May your lives bear the fruit of God’s Spirit,
as you continue to grow in your knowledge and understanding of God.

And may God give you the strength you need
to be able to pass through any experience and endure it with joy,
all the while giving thanks to God
who has enabled you to share 
in the inheritance that belongs to God’s holy people.