From Pastor Perry

04/10/2015 Colossians 1:15-20

Colossians 1:15–20(ESV)
The Preeminence of Christ
15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent. 19 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.

In 2006, the movie “The Divinci Code” challenged whether or not Jesus is God.  The author, Dan Brown, wrote the book from the perspective that Jesus was just a man.  Dan Brown did not have history or the Bible right.  Today’s reading makes it abundantly clear that Jesus is God.  Dan Brown said the Bible never made that claim.  I admit I enjoyed his book as a novel, but it was laden with historical errors, especially his view on Christ.  Let’s take as slower look at today’s reading.

"15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him." Reading this, all things were created... through him.  I have never met a man who can create the world and everything that is in it.  Jesus is the Creator, part of the Trinity.  Man was created by God, and Jesus was there before the creation of the world.  It is true that he was 100% man, but he was also 100% God.  The scriptures continue: "17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church.  The next part describes why he came down to earth in human form.  He came to reconcile the world.  “He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent. 19 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.”  Just this paragraph alone refutes Dan Brown’s claim.  

I pray: O Lord, the Bible is the Inspired Word of God.  It clearly points out that Jesus is part of the Trinity. Help us to rightly defend your Word when people misrepresent the Bible.  Help me to trust your saving Word.  Amen.

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