The third chapter of Colossians is the turning point of the letter. The first two chapters of the letter has been about the sufficiency of Christ. Christ is all that you need. Christ has canceled the record of debt that stood against us (2:14). Paul looks back to what he wrote earlier in the letter. Through Christ we have experienced a spiritual circumcision where the sins of the flesh were cut off from us when we were buried with him in baptism.
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