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Read the following from Colossians. Note the similarities and differences with Ephesians as you read. Colossians has more emphasis on Christ while Ephesians has more emphasis on the church.
1:7 the earthly founder of the Colossian church 1:13-24 the person and work of Christ v. 13--transfered to the kingdom of his beloved Son v. 14--image of the invisible God v. 18--head of the body v. 19--in him all the fulness of God was pleased to dwell v. 23--gospel preached to every creature v. 24--complete what is lacking in Christ's sufferings 2:1 church at Laodicea 2:8-23 the heresy addressed v. 8--captive by philosophy according to human tradition v. 9--whole fulness of deity dwells bodily v. 12--buried and raised with him in baptism v. 14--nailed the IOU to the cross vv. 16-17--holidays only a shadow vv. 20-23--the lack of value of human rules 3:5-21 ethical considerations v. 10--renewed in knowledge after the image of the Creator v. 16--singing v. 17--do everything in the name of the Lord 4:7-9 the bearers of the letter 4:16 the letter to/from Laodicea