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E.M. Zerr's Commentary on Selected Books of the New Testament

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Book Overview - Colossians

by E.M. Zerr

Review of Colossians and I and II Thessalonians

1.Paul had heard of faith of the Colossians.

2.The Colossians were in the kingdom of Christ.

3.The Commission given to apostles was yet unfulfilled.

4.Paul was anxious about the brethren.

5.There are no treasures of wisdom out of Christ.

6.The Colossians were an orderly people.

7.Circumcision is always performed by the hand.

8.Baptism is a burial.

9.Things at God"s right hand must be sought.s

10.Acceptance in Christ depends on nationalily.

11.Singing is one form of teaching.

12.Relalion of servant and master is condemned.

13.Paul wrote while under arrest.

14.The Thessalonians were faithful.

15.They paid for preaching they did not hear.

16.They considered the Word as from men.

17.The Jews killed the Lord.

18.Paul wished to encourage the brethren in trials.

19. Fornication is a fraud against the body.

20. Their brotherly love had reached its growth.

21.Paul commanded manual labor.

22.This was necessary to be honest.

23.We should not sorrow for the dead.

24.Some will be living when Christ comes.

25.They will ascend before the resurrection.

26.Christ will not set foot on the earth.

27.Christ will c"me in the guise of a thief.

28.The world will be in a satisfied state then.

29.His coming will be a prolonged affair.

30.We must live till he comes to be saved.

31.Certain men are over others in the Lord.

32.They should be loved and esteemed.

33.Unrnly members must be warned.

34.Evil is always in the same form.

35.Man is composed of three part •.

36.These may all be preserved blamele ...

37.Faith is something that can grow.

38.God will recompense trouble to some.

39."["his will happen in this life.

40.The wicked will be put out of existence.

41.Some thought the day of Christ was present.

42.Another event had to come first ..

43.The leaven was then at work.

44.Something was hindering it.

45.God sent delusion on some haters of truth.

46.Their head will be destroyed at coming of Christ.

47.Traditions are always written.

48.Disorderly men must be withdrawn from.

49.A busybody may be an idle person.

50.Paul signed all his epistles.

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