Colossians 1:13-23 - Christ is all

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Paul had never met these Christians in Colosse. He had never been there (2:1). But he cared much for them. He was the apostle to the nations. They were his work, his concern and his joy. He wanted to make sure they had a strong foundation. There were false teachers and wrong practices in Colosse. He wanted them to make sure they had the true, apostolic Christianity. We also need to make sure of this. There are many "churches" and many "Jesus-es" being preached. Do we have the real Jesus?

Passages:Colossians 1:13-23
Date:April 14, 2012
Series & Preacher:Colossians - Homa Bay Schools Conference Easter 2012, David Anderson (None)
Tags:colosse, colossians, person of christ, redemption, the gospel
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Colossians 1:13-23

13Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: 15Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. 18And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. 19For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell; 20And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven. 21And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled 22In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight: 23If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister; (KJV)

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