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The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon   By: (1826-1910)

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[Transcriber's Note:

A few minor typographical errors and inconsistencies have been silently corrected.

All advertising material has been placed at the end of the text.]

THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE

EDITED BY THE REV. W. ROBERTSON NICOLL, M.A., LL.D.

Editor of "The Expositor," etc.

COLOSSIANS AND PHILEMON

BY ALEXANDER MACLAREN, D.D.

London HODDER AND STOUGHTON 27, PATERNOSTER ROW

MCMII

THE EPISTLES OF ST. PAUL TO THE COLOSSIANS AND PHILEMON

BY ALEXANDER MACLAREN, D.D.

TENTH EDITION

London: HODDER AND STOUGHTON 27, PATERNOSTER ROW

MCMII

Printed by Hazell, Watson, & Viney, Ld., London and Aylesbury.

CONTENTS.

THE EPISTLE TO THE COLOSSIANS.

PAGE Chap. I. v. 1, 2. The Writer and the Readers 1 v. 3 8. The Prelude 21 v. 9 12. The Prayer 38 v. 12 14. The Father's Gifts through the Son 54 v. 15 18. The Glory of the Son in His Relation to the Father, the Universe, and the Church 70 v. 19 22. The Reconciling Son 85 v. 22, 23. The Ultimate Purpose of Reconciliation and its Human Conditions 100 v. 24 27. Joy in Suffering, and Triumph in the Manifested Mystery 116 v. 28, 29. The Christian Ministry in its Theme, Methods, and Aim 132

Chap. II. v. 1 3. Paul's Striving for the Colossians 151 v. 4 7. Conciliatory and Hortatory Transition to Polemics 168 v. 8 10. The Bane and the Antidote 185 v. 11 13. The True Circumcision 199 v. 14, 15. The Cross the Death of Law and the Triumph over Evil Powers 213 v. 16 19. Warnings against Twin Chief Errors based upon Previous Positive Teaching 226 v. 20 23. Two Final Tests of the False Teaching 242

Chap. III. v. 1 4. The Present Christian Life a Risen Life 257 v. 5 9. Slaying Self the Foundation Precept of Practical Christianity 271 v. 9 11. The New Nature wrought out in New Life 290 v. 12 14. The Garments of the Renewed Soul 305 v. 15 17. The Practical Effects of the Peace of Christ, the Word of Christ, and the Name of Christ 320 v. 18, Ch. iv., 1. The Christian Family 335

Chap. IV. v. 2 6. Precepts for the Innermost and Outermost Life 354 v. 7 9. Tychicus and Onesimus, the Letter Bearers 371 v. 10 14. Salutations from the Prisoner's Friends 386 v. 15 18. Closing Messages 402

THE EPISTLE TO PHILEMON.

Chap. I. v. 1 3 417 v. 4 7 432 v. 8 11 447 v... Continue reading book >>




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