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Shadowy Things - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.” (Colossians 2:16-17) The closing verses of Colossians 2 contain a litany of holidays and regulations that were plaguing the newly formed New Testament church. Essentially, any other...
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...
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...
Filled And Fulfilled - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding” (Colossians 1:9). In this precious prayer, Paul sought for the Colossian Christians the full knowledge of the will of God. For the Christians at Rome he prayed that they might be...
In Christ - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - in Him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily” (Colossians 2:9). In Colossians the preposition in introduces a multitude of information concerning the person of Christ, His relationship to us, and ours to Him. The...
To Be Or Not To Be - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... your mind by wicked works, yet now hath He reconciled” (Colossians 1:21). Present tense: “Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven” (Romans 4:7). “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God?” (I Corinthians...
Head of the Church - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... that in all things he might have the preeminence.” (Colossians 1:18) The “head” is both “chief” and “source.” When the Lord Jesus had accomplished the work of reconciliation on Earth, God the Father...
We Have The Mind Of Christ - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - also “Put on . . . humbleness of mind” (Colossians 3:12), and seek to discipline his mind or, “gird up the loins of your mind, be sober” (I Peter 1:13). Along with this should be developed mature...
Following Our Exalted Head - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... with His Son. We are “dead with Christ” (Colossians 2:20), “buried with Him” (v.12), “risen with Him” (v.12), and “quickened together with Him” (v.13). “I am crucified with Christ;...
Blessed In Christ - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in Him” (Colossians 2:6). Therefore, since “ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. . . . For ye are dead,...
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