Pattern Analysis for Colossians 3:5-7

Pattern Analysis Handbook

Example of List (Commas)

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In a COMMA LIST, the individual elements usually have equal weight—none is more important than the other. All items in these lists should be considered collectively: immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, should therefore be considered as one big problem in God′s eye.

1) The CONCLUDING SUMMARY is often the most important in a COMMA LIST. That is true here as well, that is if we take the forthcoming warning about God′s wrath seriously.