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An Overview of Colossians | Dr. Stephen Conley

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Text: Colossians 1:1-2

The Author of Colossians

  • The human author of this book is the Apostle Paul, who also penned 13 letters of the New Testament.
  • Paul was redeemed by God’s grace and became a missionary for the Gospel’s sake.

The Audience of Colossians

  • Paul wrote this letter to the church at Colossae from prison in Rome between A.D. 60-62, before his eventual martyrdom in A.D. 64.
  • Paul was confronting false teaching by pointing the Colossian church to hope in the supremacy and sufficiency of Christ.

The Aim of Colossians

  • The theology of Colossians centers on Christ’s supremacy and sufficiency as it is worked out within the believer’s life.
  • Paul set out to proclaim Christ so that we may become mature in Christ (Colossians 1:18, 28).
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Text: Colossians 1:1-2

The Author of Colossians

  • The human author of this book is the Apostle Paul, who also penned 13 letters of the New Testament.
  • Paul was redeemed by God’s grace and became a missionary for the Gospel’s sake.

The Audience of Colossians

  • Paul wrote this letter to the church at Colossae from prison in Rome between A.D. 60-62, before his eventual martyrdom in A.D. 64.
  • Paul was confronting false teaching by pointing the Colossian church to hope in the supremacy and sufficiency of Christ.

The Aim of Colossians

  • The theology of Colossians centers on Christ’s supremacy and sufficiency as it is worked out within the believer’s life.
  • Paul set out to proclaim Christ so that we may become mature in Christ (Colossians 1:18, 28).
  continue reading

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