Colossians 2

Colossians 2:16-23

Locate the Passage 2:16-23 is a warning against false teaching, expanding the general warning given in 2:8-15 and making it specific. This passage gives more specific information about the nature of the Colossian heresy that was endangering the Colossian churc... Read More »

Colossians 2:8-15

Locate the Passage 2:8-15 continues Paul’s hortatory instructions to the Colossians and gives a warning against the false teaching in Colossae. This is part of a larger section (2:8-23) warning the believers about the danger of turning aside to the heresy. E... Read More »

Colossians 2:6-7

Locate the Passage 2:6-7 commences the hortatory section of the letter. The command to “walk in Him” and the subsequent imperatives are given on the basis of the grounds of Christ’s supremacy and Paul’s faithful ministry given in 1:15-2:5. Identify the... Read More »

Colossians 2:1-5

Locate the Passage 2:1-5 is connected thematically to the previous paragraph and is a continuation of it. This paragraph is part of the grounds contained in 1:15-2:5 for the exhortations to come in 2:6ff. Paul’s ministry serves as the topic of the paragraph.... Read More »

Paul and the Local Church

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Paul and the Local Church by Southwestern professor Dr. Dale Johnson. Read More »