(Twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity.) Intercede much for those among whom you work, till God gives, "For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; giving thanks unto the Father."--COL. We have him here setting forth his loving desires for the Colossian Christians in a prayer of remarkable fulness and sweep. 2 Corinthians 4:4), "image" implies representation and manifestation. From that time there grew up in my heart a deep yearning to know Christ in a more real way, for he seemed so unreal. Colossians 1:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Colossians 1:15, NIV: "The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation." 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. On which, and other accounts, the interpretation, according to which we have here a strong testimony to the eternal filiation of our Saviour is greatly preferable; and it is clear that Colossians 1:15, Colossians 1:18 are illustrative of the nature, as Colossians 1:16-17 … Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.--Ep. There is a wonderful rush and fervour in the prayers of Paul. 11 (R.V.). i. Colossians 1:15, ESV: "He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation." Paul laboured, striving according to the working of God in him. Hear what Dante puts in the mouth of his guide, as they pass through Purgatory:-- Perche s'appuntano i vostri desiri Dove per compagnia parte si scema, Invidia muove …George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons, The Disciple, -- Master, if Thou Wouldst Make a Special Manifestation of Thyself to The...The Disciple,--Master, if Thou wouldst make a special manifestation of Thyself to the world, men would no longer doubt the existence of God and Thy own divinity, but all would believe and enter on the path of righteousness. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.. Thanksgiving and Prayer. For man I became man that he might …Sadhu Sundar Singh—At The Master's Feet, Victory FoundAT THE close of this little volume it seems fitting to recount again a wonderful personal experience, narrated in The Sunday School Times of December 7, 1918. Colossians 1:15: The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1 - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, Colossians 1:16-17 For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities— … When not quite twelve years of age, at a revival meeting, I publicly accepted and confessed Christ as my Lord and Master. Text: Colossians 1, 3-14. Colossians 1:15-20 (15) He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1:15 kjv - Who is the image of the invisible God, - Bible Gateway. What is here spoken of--"all fullness." (16) For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. When not quite twelve years of age, at a revival meeting, I publicly accepted and confessed Christ as my Lord and Master. Here are plenteous provisions far exceeding, those of Solomon, though at the sight of that royal profusion, Sheba's queen felt that there was no more spirit in her, and declared that the half had not been told to her. One day a visitor to the coal-pit asked the boy about his work, and the child answered, "Yes, it is very lonely here, but I pick up the little bits of candle thrown away by the colliers, and join them together, and when I get a light I sing." In the inheritance of the saints, that which each has, goes to increase the possession of the rest. All things were created through Him and for Him. I do not remember the time when I did not have in some degree a love for the Lord Jesus Christ as my Saviour. For man I became man that he might. 12 (R.V.) My brothers, every day of our lives we are picking up blessings which the loving, The Life of Duty, a Year's Plain Sermons, v. 2, WHAT TO PRAY.--For the Holy Spirit in your own Work "I labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily."--COL. It is interesting to notice how much the thought of inheritance seems to have been filling the Apostle's mind during his writing of Ephesians and Colossians. 9-12. King James Bible. First, Christ is the image of the invisible God. (2 Samuel 6:12-15; 1 Chronicles 15:1-14; Philippians 1:1-2) 1Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus ourbrother, 2To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace beunto you, … — Colossians 1:15 (KJV) ... "God with us." Christ is depicted as the only true one who can reconcile ‘He’ll make ALL things right’ Colossians 1:15-20 Mexia Baptist Church -June 14th, 2020 Scripture Passage: Colossians 1:15-20 New King James Version (NKJV) 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Twenty Fourth Sunday after Trinity Prayer and Spiritual Knowledge. First, we see that God “has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son” (Col. 1:13). One day a visitor to the coal-pit asked the boy about his work, and the child answered, "Yes, it is very lonely here, but I pick up the little bits of candle thrown away by the colliers, and join them together, and when I get a light I sing." Where is it placed--"in him," …Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871, Thankful Service. It is interesting to notice how much the thought of inheritance seems to have been filling the Apostle's mind during his writing of Ephesians and Colossians. 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