Monthly Archives: January 2013
Identification – 1a : an act of identifying : the state of being identified b : evidence of identity 2a : psychological orientation of the self in regard to something (as a person or group) with a resulting feeling of … Continue reading
A right understanding of who Jesus is then becomes the starting point for rightly understanding who we as humans are. Colossians 1:15-20 depicts Jesus’ relationship to creation and to the new creation, specifically the church. He is the one and … Continue reading
At the time of the writing of the book of Colossians, there were still men and women alive who had walked with Jesus and witnessed him eating, drinking, and sleeping. Therefore, his humanity was easily attested to by living witnesses. … Continue reading
The subject of greatest debate surrounding Colossians 1:15-20 is what it implies about the divinity of the man Jesus. It was Jesus’ claim to be God that ultimately led to his crucifixion. And it is belief in the reality and … Continue reading
The middle section of Col. 1:15-20 is marked by the repetition of “and he is” (καὶ αὐτός ἐστιν) at the beginning of verses 17 and 18. The parallel language shows that these two verses should be read together. The first … Continue reading
For all of you defending the 2nd Amendment, have you asked yourself this question?