Colossian


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

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The Colossian community is called, then, to resist attributing any positive value to any spiritual power other than Christ.
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.
Then he points the Colossians to a higher truth and an everlasting one: "But Christ is all in all.
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.
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.
Among the considerations are new garments for biblical Joseph, the incorporeality of God in Origin's exegesis, messianism in modern Jewish thought, and soteriological metaphysics in Schleiermacher's interpretations of Colossians 1:15-20.
The beautiful Christ-hymn in Colossians 1:15-20 celebrates the place of Christ at the center of God's work.
In contrast, the opening verses of Colossians (1:11-14) pray that the believer may have the strength derived from God's power and endurance marked by patience, acknowledging God's goodness in joyful thankfulness.
With help from the Scripture index, I found a dozen, including: Isaiah 9:1-7 and 11:6-9, Matthew 5:3-4, Luke 6:20-21, Romans 15:7, I Corinthians 1:18-30, Ephesians 3:14-15 and 4:15, Colossians 3:25, Revelation 21:1-6.
Already in the second century the author of the Third Gospel was identified as "Luke, the beloved physician" mentioned by Paul in Colossians 4:14.
The text is derived from several passages of the epistles: Romans 4:24-25, I Corinthians 15, Galatians 2:20 and Colossians 1:15-18.
That's true -- especially if the baby is the Christ Child, the one who will, in later years, become the visible "image of the invisible God," as Colossians 1:15 puts it.
The coronation proclamations and the explanation of Christ as king come in our readings from Jeremiah and Colossians as well as in our psalm.
We start with hermeneutical work on Colossians 3:1-11 to probe biblical perspectives on the developmental and intercultural dynamics of Christian spiritual formation in community.
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