Bible: Colossians 1:17-22
1:17 He himself is before all things and all things are held together 1 in him.
1:20 and through him to reconcile all things to himself by making peace through the blood of his cross – through him, 8 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 9 minds 10 as expressed through 11 your evil deeds, 1:22 but now he has reconciled you 12 by his physical body through death to present you holy, without blemish, and blameless before him –