exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians

being the substance of near seven years" week-day sermons... by Nicholas Byfield

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C.H. Spurgeon, in his famous work, Commenting and Commentaries, placed Davenant on Colossians in the first rank of commentaries on this Pauline epistle and approvingly quoted the words of Charles Bridges about this volume: ‘I know no exposition upon a detached portion of Scripture (with the single exception of Owen on the Hebrews) that will Author: John Davenant. Author: Byfield, Nicholas, Title: An exposition vpon the Epistle to the Colossians Wherein, not onely the text is methodically analysed, and the sence of the words, by the help of vvriters, both ancient and moderne is explayned: but also, by doctrine and vse, the intent of the holy Ghost is in euery place more fully vnfolded and vrged.   Exposition of the Epistle of Jude and the Epistles to the Philippians and Colossians Rev. William Jenkyn and Rev. Jean Daille The following Exposition is the most considerable of Rev. William Jenkyn's works, and exhibits his piety, diligence, and learning. Colossians 1 Geneva Bible (GNV) The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians. 1 1 After the salutation, 4 he praiseth them the more, to make them attentive unto him. 7 He reporteth the testimony of the doctrine which they heard of Epaphras. 13 He magnifieth God’s grace towards them, 20 and showeth that all the parts of our salvation consist in Christ alone.

A Commentary upon the Epistle of St. Paul Written to the Colossians by Thomas Cartwright; An Exposition of the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Colossians: Delivered in Sundry Sermons by Edward Elton; Christ and Colosse or The Gospel of the Fullness: Five Lectures on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Colossians by H. H. Gowen; Lectures on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians by . This outline of Colossians is intended to assist you as you investigate the pages of God’s holy Word — His letter to you. Colossae was a city that came to prominence under the Greeks and was at one time the major city in southwest Asia, but by Paul’s time it had declined in importance, being outstripped in its own region by Laodicea 12 miles to the northwest and Hierapolis which was Epistle to the Romans is first and foremost about. Finally, the word “grace,” charis in Greek, is used twenty-six times in this letter. The primary meaning in this context is “unmerited favor.” Paul’s Reason for Writing: The Epistle to the Romans was, in a way, Paul’s File Size: KB. THE LETTER TO THE COLOSSIANS. This letter is addressed to a congregation at Colossae in the Lycus Valley in Asia Minor, east of Ephesus. At the time of writing, Paul had not visited there, the letter says (Col ; ).The community had apparently been established by Epaphras of Colossae (Col ; ; Phlm 23).Problems, however, had arisen, brought on by teachers who emphasized Christ’s.

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An Exposition Upon the Epistle to the Colossians Hardcover – October 3, by Nicholas Byfield (Author)Author: Nicholas Byfield. An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians, Vol. John Davenant (London, 20 May – Salisbury, 20 April ) was an English academic and bishop of Salisbury from He also served as one of the British delegates to the Synod of Dort/5.

An Exposition of the Epistle to the Colossians Hardcover – January 1, by John Daille (Author)5/5(1).

Book Overview - Colossians. The City. It was situated about miles east of Ephesus, and was of little importance at the time of this epistle, though it had once been of considerable influence.

It was one of a group of three cities, Laodicia and Hierapolis being the Other two, situated on the Lycus river near where it flows into. An Exposition of the Epistle of St.

Paul to the Colossians, Volume 1 An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians, Josiah Allport: Authors: John Davenant, Josiah Allport: Translated by: Josiah Allport: Publisher: Hamilton, Adams and Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation.

THE EPISTLE TO THE COLOSSIANS. Th1s Epistle to the Colossians was written probably to the smallest of the churches which Paul addressed. Colosse was not a great city, compared with Corinth or Rome or Ephesus; and yet, from this small city, there went out influences that were very important for.

Colossians was undisputedly Pauline until the nineteenth century. The Later Church Fathers accepted it 3. It was not disputed in the later decades: 1) It was probably used as early Justin 4.

2) It was included in Marcion’s canonical list (c. ) and in the Muratorian canon (c. ) exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians book.

This letter is included in the Chester Beatty. Thus, Colossians is a book that speaks to our cosmic age and to this New Age movement. But let us not miss the fact that this movement has its source in the occult (though hidden under new names) and in Eastern religions that go all the way back to the beginnings of history with the fall of man.

An exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians: being the substance of near seven years' week-day sermons. by Byfield, Nicholas, Pages: Full text of "An exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians: being the substance of near seven years' week-day other formats.

Doctrine has more place than practice in the Epistle to the Colossians. There is a marked resemblance between it and the letter to the Ephesians, a prominent element of both, as well as Philippians, being the apostle’s insistence upon the reality of our union with Christ.

Book Review: "An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians, Vol. 1" John Davenant (London, 20 May – Salisbury, 20 April ) was an English academic and bishop of. Wooo n Colossians wwwalo 1 Introduction To Colossians C olossians is perhaps the most Christ-centered book in the Bible.

In it Paul stresses the preeminence of the Person of Christ and the completeness of the salvation He provides. Date Paul wrote this epistle from prison, as he did Ephesians, Philippians, and Philemon. Although. Colossians is also very similar in content to Ephesians and Philemon, with about one fourth of Colossians actually contained in the book of Ephesians.

Most commentators are certain that Paul was indeed the author. Destination of the letter - The epistle to the Colossians was written to the church at Colosse, probably between 60 and 63 AD. An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians, Volume 2 An Exposition of the Epistle of St.

Paul to the Colossians, Josiah Allport: Author: John Davenant: Translated by: Josiah Allport: Publisher: Hamilton, Adams and Company, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. An Exposition Upon the Epistle to the Colossians by Nicholas Byfield,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Nicholas Byfield.

The Epistle To The Ephesians Introduction AUTHOR The apostle Paul (; ). Early sources in church history that attribute this letter to Paul include: Irenaeus ( A.D.), Clement of Alexandria ( A.D.), and Origen ( A.D.).

Polycarp ( A.D.) attests to its canonicity in his own epistle to the Philippians (chapter 12). THE RECIPIENTS. An Exposition, With Practical Observations, of The Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians.

Colosse was a considerable city of Phrygia, and probably not far from Laodicea and Hierapolis; we find these mentioned together, ch. It is now buried in ruins, and the memory of it chiefly preserved in this epistle. In the Book of Henoch and the Book of Jubilees we He supposed that St.

Paul wrote a short epistle to the Colossians. From the study of this epistle a later writer composed the Epistle to the Ephesians. Then taking St. Paul's short Epistle to the Colossians he made interpolations and additions to it from his own composition to the.

The Authorship of the Epistle. External evidence. There is no historical evidence that the Pauline authorship of Colossians was ever suspect in the early church. Marcion (ca.

A.D. ) recognized the epistle as a genuine letter of Paul. Irenaeus (ca. A.D. ) was the first. Jenkyn’s Exposition upon the Epistle of Jude remains unsurpassed today.

It powerfully exhibits Jenkyn’s piety and learning. Spurgeon says of it: “Earnest and popular, but very full, and profoundly learned.

So greatly was it accepted that for some time Thomas Manton regarded his own publication on. In An Exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians: Being the Substance of Near Seven Years’ Week-Day Sermons, Nicholas Byfield structures his commentary on Colossians according to the following outline, A proem (introduction), doctrine of faith, precepts of life, and an epilogue or conclusion.

The Colossians, who were converted by the ministry of Epaphras, were as dear to him, and he was as much concerned for their welfare, as the Philippians, or any others who were converted by his ministry.

Thus he put an honour upon an inferior minister, and teaches us not to be selfish, nor think all that honour lost which goes beside ourselves. Luke did not mention Titus in the book of Acts. He was a Gentile (Ga ) whom Paul led to Christ (Ti ) during the first missionary was with Paul and Barnabas during the Council of Jerusalem (Ac 15; Ga ).

Paul left Titus on the island of Crete for a special task. When Artemas or Tychicus () arrived in Crete, Paul encouraged Titus to join him in Nicopolis in the. The indication is that the epistles to the Colossians, Philemon and the Ephesians were carried to their destination by Tychicus and Onesimus (cf.

Eph ; Co ; Phile ). PURPOSE OF THE EPISTLE: Unlike other epistles written to specific churches, this epistle does not deal with specific problems in a local congregation. Instead. An exposition upon the epistle to the Colossians: being the substance of near seven years' week-day sermons.

An exposition upon the Epistle to the Colossians. Wherein, not onely the text is methodically analysed, and the sence of the words, by the help of writers, both ancient and modern, is explained; but also, by doctrine and use, the intent of the holy Ghost is in every place more fully unfolded and urged.

An Exposition upon the Epistle to the Collossians. Wherein, not onely the text is Methodically Analysed, and the sense of the words, by the helpe of Writers both Ancient and Moderne is explayned. But also, By Doctrine and Use, the intent of the Holy Ghost is in every place more fully unfolded and Rating: % positive.

Introduction to Colossians This chapter contains the inscription of the epistle; the apostle's usual salutation; his thanksgiving to God on behalf of the Colossians for grace received; his prayers, that more might be given them; an enumeration of various blessings of grace, which require thankfulness, in which the glories and excellencies of Christ are particularly set forth: and it is.

The Epistle to the Colossians may best be divided into two parts: I. The Doctrinal Part, emphasizing the unique Significance of Christ, -- 2: Paul begins the letter with the apostolic blessing, the usual thanksgiving and a prayer for his readers.

In his introductory “Remarks upon the Catalog of Commentaries,” Spurgeon noted that the books “most heartily recommended are listed with *** after the book." In this select category was James A. Haldane’s Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews (), to which Spurgeon appended the following comments: “a posthumous work issued not.

The Landscape of the Book of Colossians Scholars believe Colossians was penned in a prison in Rome, to the church at Colossae, in the Lycus River Valley, now modern Turkey. Shortly after Paul's letter was delivered, the entire valley was devastated by a severe earthquake, which further reduced Colossae's importance as a : Jack Zavada.Synopsis: “C.H.

Spurgeon, in his famous work, Commenting and Commentaries, placed Davenant on Colossians in the first rank of commentaries on this Pauline epistle and approvingly quoted the words of Charles Bridges about this volume: ‘I know no exposition upon a detached portion of Scripture (with the single exception of Owen on the Hebrews.