Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture

A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Survey

series: Reading Christian Scripture

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18: Colossians

Study Questions

  1. Articulate in your own words what Paul means by the “mystery of Christ.”
  2. How can the whole letter to the Colossians help to prepare someone to know how to answer each person (4:6)?
  3. Review the differences between Colossians and Ephesians.
  4. What does the phrase “the firstborn of/over creation” mean?