Paul writes to the Colossians
of the ministry that was entrusted to him, that is 'to make the word of God fully known.' The gospel reading narrates that Mary sat down listening to the words of Jesus.
New Testament scholars and epigraphists gathered for an international conference in Leuven during September 2015 to share insights and evidence on how epigraphic evidence could cast light on the world of the intended addressees of Paul's Letter to the Colossians
, or clarify particular passages in the letter.
Living on a solar-powered permaculture farm in Cameron, Ontario, Sylvia Keesmaat and Brian Walsh are co-authors of "Colossians
Remixed: Subverting the Empire" (IVP Academic, 9780830827381, $24.00, PB, 256pp).
God's plan for what He made wasn't merely to bring order from a formless void (Genesis 1:2; Hebrews 11:3), but, after humanity's fall into sin, to restore what sin and death had attempted to destroy (Colossians
While that brilliant letter to 'Colossians
' boldly declared: "Jesus is the image of the invisible God.
reading can be proclaimed with Verse 3:18 telling wives to be subordinate.
Drawing from Paul's writings of Philippians and Colossians
, Christine offers relevant teaching and application on a daily basis.
In this commentary designed for the theologically inclined general reader, Hamm provides an engaging synopsis of some of the major theological and pastoral themes found in three of the so-called captivity letters of Paul: Philemon, Philippians, and the contested Colossians
. Guided by the renewed emphasis on Scripture inspired by the vision of Vatican H, H.
Paul is writing Colossians
to Christians who think that they need to supplement their worship of Jesus with other things--with religion and ritual and philosophy --a kind of "Jesus-plus" spirituality.
Christine Garside read the lessons from Nehemiah 8 v 1-12 and St Paul's letter to the Colossians
3 v 12-17.
Paul the Apostle addresses the struggles of serving the church by saying that it is Christ within him that empowers him to continue in the work of teaching (Colossians