God's intentions for the holy order of the universe are revealed through the example of Jesus (both in his teaching and through his death and resurrection). Through faith and their participation in the church, Christians have the opportunity to take part in this holy way of life. In short, this is the promise of the gospel.
[links to Bible Gateway open in a new window]Reading the Bible in Its Entirety
If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read Colossians 1:1-2:7 today.