In between Colossians and 1 Thessalonians we read one chapter of Proverbs and two chapters of Isaiah.
Proverbs 13, more proverbs of Solomon.
Isaiah 41 writes of the helper of Israel. “How firm a foundation” is to stand with God. Compare that to the futility of idols!
Isaiah 42 records the Servant of the LORD as a light for the gentiles. The sons of Kedar will sing a new song, which is not the doctrine of Islam, but as is so often the case, Israel is still blind and deaf.