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Can You Answer This Question?

Almost any child in church can answer the question: “Who is the head of the church?” Paul made the answer plain for all of us. “[The Son] is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn […]

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What Does It Mean for Christ to be Head of the Church?

Christians generally understand that Christ is the head of the church (Colossians 1:18). After all, Scripture is clear that this is the case, but what does it mean and how are we to react to this truth? First, Christ is the head and master of the church. It is His church, and He is its […]

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Is Jesus God?

Almost all wrong doctrinal belief centers around the person of Jesus. The person and work of Christ continue to be areas of intense theological thought and debate. One of those questions relates to the divinity of Christ. We have many questions about the person of Jesus. For example, when did Jesus understand that He came […]

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Was Christ the Creator?

When Paul wrote his letter to the Colossians, he affirmed that Christ is the Creator, and He confronted a destructive heresy at the same time. The false teachers in Colossae believed and taught that all matter was evil, including the human body. This was an extremely destructive heresy. It led either to asceticism or libertinism, […]

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What Paul’s Letter to the Colossian Christians Tells Us About Christ

The Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Colossae about their relationships with one another and about their relationship with God. As part of this letter, he described who Christ is. Colossians chapter one is one of the greatest passages to explain who Christ is. Many people believe that Colossians 1:15-23 made up an ancient […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” — Matthew 19:14 (NIV)