The idea of dogma in this sense is a formalized rule. This is the argument behind Galatians, Romans, and many other books of the New Testament. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. | Powered by WordPress, The word “handwriting” was used in writing outside the New Testament for the posting of public debt. No, you’re already in—insiders—not through some secretive initiation rite but rather through what Christ has already gone through for you, destroying the power of sin. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe of their sham authority at the Cross and marched them naked through the streets. An error occurred while marking the devotional as read. The Message Colossians 2:14. the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ's Cross. Colossians 2:14 the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ's Cross. He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe of their sham authority at the Cross and marched them naked through the streets. Your email address will not be published. Mom and Dad helped with some living expenses, but I wanted to pay tuition/books. I joined the National Guard and worked a job also. Colossians 2:14 the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ’s cross. That is my best theology thus far. He erased it all—our sins, our stained soul—he deleted it all and they cannot be retrieve He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross. This verse is not talking about the ten commandments of God but it is talking about the the law that was written in a book not that was written in stones like the Decalogue. Thus, not only was our sin cancelled but God cancelled the penalty of our sin when we believed, that is, the violation of God’s standards. THE DEBT COLOSSIANS 2:13-15 When it was time for me to go to college back in 1981, I wanted to pay my own way. The NT uses it of the rules and requirements of the law of Moses with the implication of threatened judgment. ? Share 11-15 Entering into this fullness is not something you figure out or achieve. It is the standard that the wicked will be judged against. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.” The seventh result of the work of Christ on the cross: “having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us.” It was used of the public decrees of the Roman Senate. Published by permission. the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ's Cross. The 10 commandments are not against us because when we are in Christ we are new creatures. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. It’s not a matter of being circumcised or keeping a long list of laws. Call us at 888-634-2038. the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ’s cross. It is a signed admission of, “Against us:” opposite to, is used of that which is contrary to. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software . He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe of their sham authority at the Cross and marched them naked through the streets. God brought you alive—right along with Christ! Please read Leviticus 23 and dut 31 in order to understand fully the meaning of this verse. Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. Your email address will not be published. Think of it! All of them are still extant today. The Global Message of Colossians for Today. The ceremonial law oriented to worship; it depicted the coming Messiah in types, the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross by sacrificial offerings, the glory of God in the holy of holies, for example. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours.