Bible: Col 1:18-22

1:18 He is the head of the body, the church, as well as the beginning, the firstborn 1  from among the dead, so that he himself may become first in all things. 2 

1:19 For God 3  was pleased to have all his 4  fullness dwell 5  in the Son 6 

1:20 and through him to reconcile all things to himself by making peace through the blood of his cross – through him, 7  whether things on earth or things in heaven.

Paul’s Goal in Ministry

1:21 And you were at one time strangers and enemies in your 8  minds 9  as expressed through 10  your evil deeds, 1:22 but now he has reconciled you 11  by his physical body through death to present you holy, without blemish, and blameless before him

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