Category Archives: Colossians

Colossians: Further on the Instrumental Music Question (In Reply to Alexander), Part 2

Alexander wrote, I would never call it sinful to use intruments in worship. But I call it inconsistent with the idea of Restoration. If we strive for unity through going back to the “Ancient Order of Things”, a-capella worship (to … Continue reading

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Colossians: Further on the Instrumental Music Question (In Reply to Alexander), Part 1

Alexander wrote, I would never call it sinful to use instruments in worship. But I call it inconsistent with the idea of Restoration. If we strive for unity through going back to the “Ancient Order of Things”, a-capella worship (to … Continue reading

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Colossians: The Instrumental Music Question, Part 2

The text Now, I guess it’s time for Colossians — (Col 3:12-16 ESV) 12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,  13 bearing with one another and, if one has … Continue reading

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Colossians: The Instrumental Music Question, Part 1

We’ve covered instrumental music countless times on this blog, and long-time readers may well be tired of the question. But Col 3:16 is next up for the class I’m teaching, and  this will be a lesson taught in just for … Continue reading

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Colossians 2:16-23, Part 2

(Col 2:16 ESV)  16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. The false teaching Paul preaches against has the ability to … Continue reading

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Colossians 2:16-23, Part 1

(Col 2:16-23 ESV)  16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.  17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but … Continue reading

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Colossians 2:15

(Col 2:15 ESV) 15 He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him. Recall the context. V. 14 vividly speaks of God nailing our indebtedness to him to the cross. V. 15 continues … Continue reading

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