For 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 ins are as follows: The in of redemption: In whom we have redemption through His blood, even the forgiveness of sins (1:14). The in of fullness: For it pleased the Father that in Him should all fullness dwell (1:19). The in of Christs indwelling: God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory (1:27). The in of working: I also labor, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily (1:29). The in of bonding love: That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love (2:2). The in of hidden treasure: In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge (2:3). The in of steadfastness: Joying and beholding your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ (2:5). The in of walking: As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in Him (2:6). The in of growth and stability: Rooted and built up in Him, and stablished in the faith (2:7). The in of deity: For in Him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily (2:9). The in of completeness: Ye are complete in Him (2:10). The in of spiritual surgery: In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ (2:11).
Always remember: God is in Christ (2:9); Christ is in us (1:27); we are in Christ (2:10). NPS