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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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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’m Not All I Ought to Be

As we get ready for Easter, we would do well to consider exactly what Christ has done for us and how this affects us. Theologians call this the work of Christ. What exactly did Christ do for us? In Colossians 1:15-23, Paul talked about the work which Christ did on our behalf and how this […]

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How Is Christ the Firstborn?

The Scripture affirms without equivocation that Christ is the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1:15 is descriptive of this designation: “Who [Christ] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature” (KJV). The New International Version has almost the same wording: “He [Christ] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn […]

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The Person of Christ

Who is Jesus and what did He come to do? In theological circles those questions have to do with the person and work of Christ. Who is Jesus? This was the big question for the church at Colossae. False teachers had come who taught that Jesus was God but not human. Isn’t it amazing? The […]

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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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[Doing Good to All] Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. — Galatians 6:1 (NIV)