Paul presents Jesus as the Creator of the universe, Sustainer of the earth and all its ecological systems, and Ruler over the competing power networks of the world. Paul praises the lordship of Christ in relation to both creation and redemption.
“For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.”
(Colossians 1:19-20, ESV)
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