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Lessons from Colossians - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Colossians 1:2) Paul’s letter to the church in Colossae is especially instructive to those who would seek a close relationship with the Lord Jesus. Chapter 1 provides a...
Jesus Christ: Past, Present, Future - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Christ is also presented in the magnificent testimony of Colossians 1:16–20: Past work: “By Him were all things created” (Colossians 1:16). Present work: “By Him all things consist” (Colossians 1:17). Future work:...
Position and Condition - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God" (Colossians 3:1). Christians have a glorious position before God. As our text indicates, God has in effect already "raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places...
Order and Steadfastness - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.” (Colossians 2:5) Apparently, the church at Colossae had a reputation for structure. No doubt godly elders kept vigilance on their behalf. Perhaps they were guided by the clear rules...
Philosophy And Vain Deceit - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ” (Colossians 2:8). It is bound to be significant that, in the only place where the Scriptures even mention philosophy, we are warned to beware of it! Likewise, the only philosophers...
Every Creature Under Heaven - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister” (Colossians 1:23). Before the Lord ascended back to heaven, He commanded His disciples to “preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15), and one might receive the...
Beguiled and Enticed - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.” (Colossians 2:4) Any man can beguile us with words that are designed to capture our reason. The unusual word chosen by the Holy Spirit to describe the process is paralogizomai. The...
The Spirit And The Word - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom” (Colossians 3:16). These two entities equip us to be effective representatives of Him here on Earth. Note, however, that in both of these two passages the immediate results of such...
Paul’s Prayer Life - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... making request with joy” (Philippians 1:4). And to the Colossians: “For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you” (Colossians 1:9). “We give thanks to God always for you all, making...
The Infinite Wisdom and Knowledge of God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge" (Colossians 2:3). One of the most amazing of the divine attributes is God's omniscience. He not only understands all the complexities of relativistic science and higher mathematics, He...
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