Colossians sentence example

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  • This Epaphras, like the majority of the Colossians, was a Gentile.
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  • Holtzmann (1872) subjected both Colossians and Ephesians to a rigorous examination, and found in Colossians at least a nucleus of Pauline material.
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  • He had previously written his commentaries on the epistles to the Galatians (1865), Philippians (1868) and Colossians (1875), the notes to which were distinguished by sound judgment and enriched from his large store of patristic and classical learning.
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  • Like its sister Epistle to the Colossians, it represents, whoever wrote it, deep experience and bold use of reflection on the meaning of that experience; if it be from the pen of the Apostle Paul, it reveals to us a distinct and important phase of his thought.
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  • The relationship, both literary and theological, between the epistle to the Ephesians and that to the Colossians is very close.
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  • Those who hold to the genuineness of Colossians find it easier to explain the resemblances as the product of the free working of the same mind, than as due to a deliberate imitator.
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  • Holtzmann's elaborate and very ingenious theory (1872) that Colossians has been expanded, on the basis of a shorter letter of Paul, by the same later hand which had previously written the whole of Ephesians, has not met with favour from recent scholars.
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  • But it must remain possible that contact with new scenes and persons, and especially such controversial necessities as are exemplified in Colossians, stimulated Paul to work out more fully, under the influence of Alexandrian categories, lines of thought of which the germs and origins must be admitted to have been present in earlier epistles.
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  • Moreover, if Colossians be accepted as Pauline (and among other strong reasons the unquestionable genuineness of the epistle to Philemon renders it extremely difficult not to accept it), the chief matters of this more advanced Christian thought are fully legitimated for Paul.
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  • At very nearly the same time he must have written Colossians and Philemon; all three were sent by Tychicus.
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  • Rome would be a more natural rendezvous for fugitivarii (runaway slaves) than Caesarea (Hilgenfeld and others), and it is probable that Paul wrote this note, with Philippians and Colossians, from the metropolis.
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  • What is implicit in Corinthians is explicit in Colossians.
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  • This has followed the somewhat stronger reaction in favour of Colossians.
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  • Besides these there has also appeared a small volume containing Lectures on Colossians, Philemon and Ephesians (Berlin, 1865).
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  • Hence on the one hand it is unreal to lay stress on coincidences with Romans, as if these necessarily implied that both epistles must have been composed shortly after one another, while again the further stage of thought on Christ and the Church, which is evident in Colossians, does not prove that the latter must have followed the former.
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  • It showed itself strongly in the epistles of the next group, especially Ephesians and Colossians.
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  • Apart from this, the keen criticism of modern times has fastened especially upon two groups: 2 Thessalonians; Colossians with Philemon, Ephesians and the Pastorals.
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  • But there is an arguable case of some real weight against Colossians, Ephesians, Pastorals - least against Colossians and perhaps most against the Pastorals.
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  • Colossians is strongly vouched for by its connexion with Philemon.
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  • Perhaps the position of these two epistles might be described as not unlike that of Colossians and Ephesians.
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  • Colossians ii.
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  • Epistle to the Colossians >>
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  • We gather, too, that his restoration to Paul's confidence took place some time earlier, as the Colossians had already been bidden by oral message or letter to welcome him if he should visit them.
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  • His publications were connected with biblical criticism and interpretation, some of them being for popular use and others more strictly scientific. To the former class belong the Biblical Cyclopaedia, his edition of Cruden's Concordance, his Early Oriental History, and his discourses on the Divine Love and on Paul the Preacher; to the latter his commentaries on the Greek text of St Paul's epistles to the Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Galatians, published at intervals in four volumes.
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  • His name is associated with that of Paul in the opening salutations of both epistles to the Thessalonians, the second epistle to the Corinthians, and those to the Philippians and Colossians.
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  • There are other books in the New Testament that bear the same impress, the epistles to the Ephesians and the Colossians, and to a much greater degree the epistle to the Hebrews.
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  • I defeated the archenemy of God and mankind and made a show of them openly, (See Colossians 2:15 ).
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  • The reliability of this proof obviously depends on several prior assumptions: (1) Paul must have written Colossians, and from Rome.
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  • If you read Colossians he says he's in prison.
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  • The text in Paul's Epistle to the Colossians should be " for the whole fullness was pleased to dwell in him.
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  • The view which denies the Pauline authorship of Ephesians has to suppose the existence of a great literary artist and profound theologian, able to write an epistle worthy of Paul at his best, who, without betraying any recognizable motive, presented to the world in the name of Paul an imitation of Colossians, incredibly laborious and yet superior to the original in literary workmanship and power of thought, and bearing every appearance of earnest sincerity.
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  • This, according to Lightfoot (see Colossians $, 272-298) and Zahn, is a translation from the Greek.
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  • He wants us according to Colossians 2:2 to have the full riches of assurance.
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  • He was " strengthened with all might according to His glorious power unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness " (Colossians 1:11).
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  • Paul's epistle to the Colossians is one of my favorite pieces of Biblical literature.
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