Posts with the category “colossians”
October 21st, 2020
Elemental SpiritsWritten by: Samantha WichmanIn Colossians 2:8, Paul charges believers to not be taken captive by philosophy and empty deceit, “according to human tradition, according to elemental spi...
September 25th, 2020
Roman PrisonsWritten by: Samantha WichmanUnlike today, Roman prisons in Paul’s time were primarily used as a holding place for people who were condemned to die. A person awaiting trial would occasiona...
You Mean I Was a Part of the Domain of Darkness?
September 23rd, 2020
As we make our way through the current sermon series in the rich book of Colossians, certain words and ideas jump out and demand further thought. Such is the case with Col. 1:13-14:...
The Emperor Cult and Christian Cannibalism
September 17th, 2020
The Emperor Cult & Christian CannibalismWritten by: Larry ElliottSome silly notion of a future medical career prompted me to take 5 years of Latin by the time I graduated from high school – never mind...
September 9th, 2020
Praying Scripture“And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to wa...
Colossians- An Introduction
September 2nd, 2020
Colossians: An IntroductionWritten by: Larry ElliottGeneral info: This week we embark on a study of the short letter to the church at Colossae (or Colosse). If you are not familiar with this book (or ...
Divine CouncilStop, Look, Listen: The Anatomy of Temptation and IdolatryStop, Look, Listen: The Price of Sinful ChoicesSin Cycle, Grace CycleThe Women in Matthews GenealogyOutside of the Garden: What Now?Beyond Genesis 3: Are Things Really Any Different?Friendship: David and JonathanReading Through Holy Week