Paul's Ministry of the Mystery
Colossians 1:24-29
Paul describes his ministry in this passage.
Published June 1st, 2012
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Paul describes his ministry in this passage. Paul's ministry is characterized by suffering which Paul rejoices in. Paul also says that he is filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions. This does not mean that Christ's suffering is insufficient. Given the context, the phrase probably means the suffering endured by Paul in bringing the gospel to others. Paul was made a minister so that he could make the word of God fully known to all men. Paul describes the word of God as the mystery hidden from past generations, but has finally been revealed to the saints. The mystery is defined as Christ in you, and Christ in you, is the hope of glory . Christ's life and power in us is our hope in seeing the glory of God and heaven. Paul ministers the mystery through proclamation, teaching, and admonishment. Paul's goal in ministry is to present every man complete in Christ. Paul labors and struggles for this goal with the power that Christ supplies in him.
10000000035133 35133 Notes 2010-04-27 18:09:55 2010-04-29 18:45:16 Paul describes his ministry in this passage. Paul's ministry is characterized by suffering which Paul rejoices in. Paul also says that he is filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions. This does not mean that Christ's suffering is insufficient. Given the context, the phrase probably means the suffering endured by Paul in bringing the gospel to others. Paul was made a minister so that he could make the word of God fully known to all men. Paul describes the word of God as the mystery hidden from past generations, but has finally been revealed to the saints. The mystery is defined as Christ in you, and Christ in you, is the hope of glory . Christ's life and power in us is our hope in seeing the glory of God and heaven. Paul ministers the mystery through proclamation, teaching, and admonishment. Paul's goal in ministry is to present every man complete in Christ. Paul labors and struggles for this goal with the power that Christ supplies in him. notes
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Colossians
Colossians 1:24-29
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Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake,
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake,
and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body,
and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body,
that is, the church,
which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
ideaexplanation
series
of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God
Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God
that was given to me for you,
bestowed on me for your benefit,
actionpurpose
to make the word of God fully known,
so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,
the mystery hidden for ages and generations
that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations,
but now revealed to his saints.
but has now been manifested to His saints,
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery,
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles,
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which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
progression
Him we proclaim,
We proclaim Him,
warning everyone
admonishing every man
and teaching everyone with all wisdom,
and teaching every man with all wisdom,
actionmanner
that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
For this I toil,
For this purpose also I labor,
struggling with all his energy
striving according to His power,
that he powerfully works within me.
which mightily works within me.
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10000000035133 35133 Arc 2010-04-27 18:09:55 2010-04-29 18:45:16 editing Colossians 1 24 1 29 Colossians 1:24-29 51 NT esv nasb i486847 i486848 i486830 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, i486849 i486831 and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, i486832 that is, the church, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions. ideaexplanation 1 series i486850 i486851 i486833 of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God i486834 that was given to me for you, bestowed on me for your benefit, actionpurpose 2 i486852 i486853 i486835 to make the word of God fully known, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God, i486854 i486855 i486836 the mystery hidden for ages and generations that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, i486856 i486837 but now revealed to his saints. but has now been manifested to His saints, i486838 To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, ideaexplanation 1 negativepositive 2 i486839 which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. progression ideaexplanation 1 i486857 i486858 i486859 i486840 Him we proclaim, We proclaim Him, i486860 i486841 warning everyone admonishing every man i486842 and teaching everyone with all wisdom, and teaching every man with all wisdom, series actionmanner 1 i486843 that we may present everyone mature in Christ. so that we may present every man complete in Christ. actionpurpose 2 i486861 i486844 For this I toil, For this purpose also I labor, i486862 i486845 struggling with all his energy striving according to His power, i486846 that he powerfully works within me. which mightily works within me. ideaexplanation 1 actionmanner 1 actionpurpose 2 1 actionmanner 1 actionpurpose 2 ideaexplanation 1 1 1 1 esv 25 nasb 25 a 50 discourse
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