Reflecting on God’s Word . . .

Colossians 1:15-20 NLT
[15] Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, [16] for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see— such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and for him. [17] He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together. [18] Christ is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, supreme over all who rise from the dead. So he is first in everything. [19] For God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, [20] and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross.

Reflection . . .

This passage is chalked full of great theology of Christ! Christ was born into the world as a human being — the visible image of the invisible God. Christ existed in the beginning with God, before all things. Christ made things we can see and things we can’t see. Everything was created through Him and for Him — these words are essential for us to understand the importance of Jesus Christ in all things. Christ is head of the church, supreme over all and first in everything. The fullness of God lives in Christ who reconciles everything to himself by Christ’s blood on the cross.

The following song is another excellent example of great theology of Christ.