Colossian


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a native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia

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In this commentary designed for the theologically inclined general reader, Hamm provides an engaging synopsis of some of the major theological and pastoral themes found in three of the so-called captivity letters of Paul: Philemon, Philippians, and the contested Colossians.
If there is anything beyond style and structure, perhaps it is the attack on the so-called `Colossian error' that links Colossians (as is shown on p.
1:27, [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]: against `the common assumption that the phrase must mean "Christ among you"', Dunn decides for interpreting it of Christ not as `among' the Colossian Christians but as `an immanent power within the personality (122 f.
Given the hazardous nature of the task of reconstructing the Colossian philosophy from the few clues we have and yet the necessity of making some attempt, it will always be comparatively easy to spot weaknesses in someone else's reconstruction.
Then he points the Colossians to a higher truth and an everlasting one: "But Christ is all in all.
In Colossians 1:11-20, an ancient Christian hymn with an exalted Christology celebrates Christ as the face of the eternal wonder of God (v.
Hering (New Testament, Erskine Theological Seminary, South Carolina) explores two of the earliest examples, Colossians 3:18-4:1 and Ephesians 5:22-6:9.
The Colossian community is called, then, to resist attributing any positive value to any spiritual power other than Christ.
Following that, Paul exhorts the Colossians about living out the implications of their baptism.
Among the things that have shaped her life, she said in an interview, are the words her grandmother whispered into her ear at age 10: "Remember this, Adele: Christ in you, the hope of glory," from Colossians 1:27.
Drawing from Paul's writings of Philippians and Colossians, Christine offers relevant teaching and application on a daily basis.
Paul is writing Colossians to Christians who think that they need to supplement their worship of Jesus with other things--with religion and ritual and philosophy --a kind of "Jesus-plus" spirituality.
Christine Garside read the lessons from Nehemiah 8 v 1-12 and St Paul's letter to the Colossians 3 v 12-17.
Mandy and Sandy" is a children's teaching book based on Colossians 3:20: "Children always obey your parents for this pleases the Lord.
Philippians, Colossians continues InterVarsity Press's series 'Reformation Commentary on Scripture' and provides an excellent ysis based on the main themes of the Pauline letters and lessons presented from them by the Reformers.