Wooo n colossians wwwalo 1 introduction to colossians c olossians is perhaps the most christ-centered book in the bible in it paul stresses the preeminence of the person of christ and the completeness of the salvation he provides date paul wrote this epistle from prison, as he did. The book of colossians chapter 1 i the introduction of the letter: vs 1-2 a this letter was from two great christians: paul and timotheus v 1 b this letter came with the greatest credentials: paul being an apostle v 1 c this letter was to the greatest people on earth: saints v 2 d this letter desired the greatest blessings: grace and. The book of colossians is about the supremacy of the person of christ he has no equal among the religious leaders of the world religions because he and he alone is god’s son and the way, the truth, and the life (john 14:6.
Go to book of colossians index title: colossians is named for the city of colossae, where the church it was addressed to was located it was also to be read in the neighboring church at laodicea (4:16. The book of colossians, despite being written nearly 2,000 years ago, is stunningly relevant today, with its warnings against following false philosophies, worshiping angels, and becoming mired in legalism. An overview of the book of colossians the city of colosse: colosse was a city of southwestern phrygia in the roman province of asia (asia minor) in what is now turkey. Who wrote the book before paul wrote this letter to the christians in colossae, he had never been to their city (colossians 2:1) this helps explain the personal greetings he included at the end of the letter, a practice he usually reserved for letters to churches he had not visited (for example, romans.
I really enjoyed reading the book of colossians however i learnt quickly that this book is definitely not a book you can just read but a book that i will need to return to and study slowly in the future. Colossians bible study home nasb / nkjv / esv chapter 2 1 for i would that ye knew what great conflict i have for you, and for them at laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh 2 that their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love,. The book of colossians is a prison epistle (letter written while in prison) paul wrote it circa 60-62 ad the key personalities include paul, timothy, tychicus, onesimus, aristarchus, mark, and epaphras. Lightfoot, j b, saint paul's epistles to the colossians and to philemon (1875) this is a true classic very detailed, and very scholarly commentary on the book of colossians lightfoot devotes over 100 pages to the subject of the colossian heresy.
Colossians bible study home nasb / nkjv / esv chapter 1 1 paul, an apostle of jesus christ by the will of god, and timotheus our brother, 2 to the saints and faithful brethren in christ which are at colosse: grace be unto you, and peace, from god our father and the lord jesus christ. Colossians 3:12 put on therefore, as the elect of god, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering in view of what god has done through jesus christ for the believer, paul described the behavior and attitude god expects in response (verses 12-17. The book of colossians our series on the book of colossians is a verse-by-verse exposition of paul’s “prison epistle” to the church this study began on june 17, 2007. The book of colossians introduction: the book of colossians is a letter written by paul and timothy to the church in the city of colosse it was written in the early 60's (ad) while paul was a prisoner in rome, probably still awaiting trial before caesar as recorded in acts. Bible study in colossians a verse by verse inductive and exegetical bible study series into the book of colossians colossians 1:1-8 love, faith, hope, and truth colossians 1:9-14 qualified in christ colossians 1:15-18 jesus christ is supreme colossians 1.
6 the book of colossians twelfth century the city of colosse had disappeared completely (wil-liam hendriksen, new testament commentary — colossians, phile-mon 14) establishment of the church at colosse 1 not recorded in the book of acts unlike what we find with. 4 preface paul's letter to the colossians is an impressive piece of writing that weaves together high theology with holy living, and exhortations with warnings. “the book of colossians” is a series of expository preaching/notes that will give the listener an account of what happens in the book of colossians with commentary on each scripture within the text sermons in this series call his name jesus matthew 1:21-21. Colossians these are all of the chapters of the book of colossians clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of colossians in the bible (king james version. The book of colossians gives the clearest, most comprehensive teaching on christology of all paul's epistles evidence in favor of pauline authorship is the many notable similarities to his other writings.
Epistle to the colossians the first page of colossians in minuscule 321 gives its title as προς κολασσαεις , to the colossians the epistle of paul to the colossians , usually referred to simply as colossians , is the twelfth book of the new testament. Watch our read scripture video on the book of colossians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought in colossians, paul enco. Introduction today i want to begin a new series of messages based on the book of colossians colossians is a letter written by paul to christians in colosse it is the 7th letter of paul placed in the middle of his 14 letters to churches and church leaders.
The book of colossians addresses problems the church at colossae faced, and it challenges believers to examine all of life and be transformed through the resurrection and love of jesus. Summary summary of the book of colossians this summary of the book of colossians provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of colossians. Colossians 1 paul, an apostle of christ jesus by the will of god, and timothy our brother, to god’s holy people in colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in christ: grace and peace to. The book of colossians is an important look into the mystery of christ which was hidden for generations and now disclosed to the saints (col 1:26) this letter is a glorious reminder of everything christ did for us in conquering sin and death.