Truth of the Gospel, Colossians Introduction

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Colossians 1:1-2.

Most expositors believe that this letter, written by the Apostle Paul, was composed during his first imprisonment in Rome.

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Long Division, Part 2, Persecuted Church

Satan has managed to keep the world in constant turmoil since our parent’s first sin in the Garden of Eden. He has, as you may have observed, managed to turn the world into a seething cauldron of division, anger, rebellion, murder, and greed.

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33.

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Light and Everlasting Life

In John chapter 12 the Lord spoke to a crowd about His impending death by crucifixion, saying that He will be lifted up, signifying to them His manner of death.

“And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.” John 12:32.

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Things New and Old, Part 1

“Jesus said to them, ‘Have you understood all these things?’ They said to Him, ‘Yes, Lord.’ Then He said to them, ‘Therefore every scribe instructed concerning the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old.’” Matthew 13:51-52.

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