1 0 1 0 0 1:15 The firstborn: That is, first begotten; as the Evangelist declares, the only begotten of his Father: hence, St. Chrisostom explains firstborn, not first created, as he was not created at all, but born of his Father before all ages; that is, coeval with the Father and with the Holy Ghost. 1 15 1 0 0 1:24 Wanting: There is no want in the sufferings of Christ in himself as head: but many sufferings are still wanting, or are still to come, in his body the church, and his members the faithful. 1 24 1 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8 THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims: col 1:0


Notes on The Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

¤ Chapter 1: He gives thanks for the grace bestowed upon the Colossians and prays for them. Christ is the head of the church and the peacemaker through his blood. Paul is his minister.

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