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Seek The Things That Are Above (Part 2)

[1] If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. [2] Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. [3] For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in...

Do Not Submit To Regulations

[20] If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations—[21] “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch” [22] (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to...

Let No One Pass Judgement On You

[16] Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. [17] These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ. Colossians 2:16-17 There is a sense in...

Defeated (Part 1)

[15] He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him. Colossians 2:15 I believe in the devil. I believe in the existence and activity of demonic spirits, I believe them to be powerful and destructive. I believe that...

Taking A Different Angle

[12] having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead. Colossians 2:12 I have spoken on this verse many times in preparation of and when explaining believers...

Be Careful!

[8] See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. [9] For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, [10] and you have been...

Having A Firm Faith

[4] I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. [5] For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. Colossians 2:4-5 If someone asked you, how would...