So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. – Colossians 2:6-7

Paul is writing this due to an assault on the believers in Colossa. Many different heretical teachings were being thrust upon this new church that confused the identity of the Christians there. Paul is exhorting them to return to their roots. Remember the joy of knowing Christ because He first knew you. Remember the supernatural work that Christ did in your heart. As the reformer Martin Luther stated: “Christ plus nothing equals everything.”

Today’s commentary by:
Dave Whitehead, Senior Pastor, GraceNYC.org

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