Colossians, a portrait of Christ
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Colossians, a portrait of Christ

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Published by Tyndale House Publishers in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Colossians -- Commentaries.

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StatementJames T. Draper, Jr.
SeriesLiving studies
LC ClassificationsBS2715.3 .D7 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3513838M
ISBN 100842303588
LC Control Number82080621

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  A Portrait of Paul is biblically sound, pointedly practical, and sagaciously simple. In addition to an exposition of Colossians , they provide the reader with a host of citations from other pertinent texts of Scriptures as well as judicious quotes from past and contemporary authors/5(14). Click to read more about Colossians, a portrait of Christ (Living studies) by James T. Draper. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. 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 (). Authorship - Date: This letter was written by Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ (; compare verse 23; ). Though he did not personally know the recipients, Paul was acquainted with them. Colossians — Christ is the theme and the periphery of the circle where Christian living is the center. Philippians emphasizes the kenosis — Christ became a Servant (Philippians ). Colossians emphasizes the pleroma — Christ is the fullness of God (Colossians ). “Thou, O Christ, art all I want; more than all in Thee I find.

CHRIST IN COLOSSIANS. In the Epistle to the Colossians Christ is portrayed as the Head; the book of Ephesians deals with the Body. We shall consider some of the descriptions of this Christ, our divinely allotted portion, as they are given in Colossians, and then go .   The book of Colossians is a letter written by Apostle Paul. In this letter Paul blessed God for all his good deeds in the Colossians church and he discusses about the superiority of Christ and his commitment for the church. In chapter two he discusses about how we are free from human laws by Christ. Christ is All —This series of lessons approaches Colossians from the principle of fullness or “allness” which Paul applies to most of his statements in the letter. Paul is trying to rescue from the false teachers this great principle: “Christ is all and in all” (Colossians ). This principle is sometimes called the “all-sufficiency of Christ”. Looking for books by James T. Draper Jr.? See all books authored by James T. Draper Jr., including Lifeway Legacy: A Personal History of Lifeway Christian Resources And the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Colossians, a portrait of Christ (Living studies), and more on

The supremacy and cosmic triumph of Christ. In Colossians –20 Paul soars in a majestic proclamation of Christ’s supremacy over creation in general and the church in particular. Yet Christ is not only high and exalted; he also endured extreme suffering as he won a cosmic triumph over all the hostile forces arrayed against God. In this little book, we see Paul’s “full-length portrait of Christ.” 21 Christ is the object of the Christian’s faith (), but why? Because He is God’s Son (), the Redeemer (), the very image of God (), the Lord of creation (), the head of the church (), the .   Outline of the Book of Colossians. Greeting, thanksgiving, and prayer - Colossians Christ's pre-eminence over everything - Colossians Paul's ministry and suffering - Colossians Follow Christ instead of philosophy, asceticism, or legalism - Colossians Behave as a true Christian should - Colossians book of colossians key verses: He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by Him and for Him.