The complementary truth is given in the Colossian letter: He who does wrong, will receive back the wrong that he did.
But these Colossian Christians are “faithful” as well as saints.
Here we have an important piece of evidence as to the then condition of the Colossian Church.
There are three modern applications of the Colossian heresy.
It is barely possible that the word had already been employed in the incipient Gnosticism of the Colossian errorists.
Evidently Archippus held some sort of office in the Colossian church.
Philemon lived at Colossae and was probably a convert of Paul and member of the Colossian church.
There is first the conflict, which he earnestly desired that the Colossian Christians might know to be “great.”
What a strange new dialect it must have sounded to the slave-owners in the Colossian Church!
Paul rejoices to know that the Colossian Church was thus welded into a solid unity.