Backstory to Colossians

The city of Colossae was located in Asia Minor
(western modern Turkey)
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Colossae lay in a fertile region known as the Lycus valley. Its neighboring cities were Laodicea and Heirapolis. It was about 100 miles east of Ephesus and the church there was started by a man named Epaphras during Paul 2.5 year stay in Ephesus

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