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Unformatted text preview: the Colossians devotion to Christ. Then Paul goes on to preach about Christ. He tells how Jesus is the invisible image of God and how he died for our flesh and souls. Then Paul tells of how much he struggles for the Colossians, and then of how living through Christ is so fulfilling. Paul warns of false teachers and then instructs in household relationships, prayer, and conducts with strangers. Brown explains why Paul would talk about Jesus in an invisible and mysterious manner and how through Jesus all treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden. Brown says that Paul teaches like this in an attempt to defend against the false teachings that the Colossians were very susceptible to....
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- Fall '08
- The New Testament