God’s command: Build your life on Jesus Christ.

Be what you already are. Be what God has made you in Christ. This is what God is saying to us here. ‘You have been raised with Christ... You died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God’ (Colossians 3:1, 3).Paul is describing the new birth. Christ has made His home in us. …

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Keep Christ At The Centre

Colossians 1:1-2:7 ‘In everything’ Christ is ‘pre-eminent’ (18). * In Him, there is salvation - ‘redemption, the forgiveness of sins’ (14) - , sanctification - ‘mature in Christ’ (28) - and service - making Him known (27).Everything is in Christ. * In Him are ‘all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge’ (2:3) - all that …

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In Christ – salvation, sanctification and service

Journey through the New Testament: Colossians ‘In everything’ Christ is ‘pre-eminent’ (1:18). In Him, there is salvation - ‘redemption, the forgiveness of sins’ (1:14) - , sanctification - ‘mature in Christ’ (1:28) - and service - making Him known (1:27). ‘You have been raised with Christ... You died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God’ …

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