Colossians 1:1-13: Verse by verse discussion

EXCERPT: The Colossian deception taught that Christians are incomplete without the higher-level knowledge and wisdom available from supernatural sources. Paul responds by saying that Christians are already complete in Christ. Summary Paul wrote the letter to the faithful believers, with Timothy’s assistance, from prison in Rome around AD 60-63.  This was about 30 years after … Read more

Col 1:9-14 – The Father rescued us from the domain of darkness.

Knowledge is a key theme in Colossians (2:3), which indicates that the “deception” (2:8) in Colossae claimed to have special knowledge, but in the kingdom of His beloved Son we receive truth (1:5-6), knowledge, spiritual wisdom, and understanding (1:9-10) 1:9 For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased … Read more