New American Standard Bible
Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,
King James Bible
As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:
Darby Bible Translation
As therefore ye have received the Christ, Jesus the Lord, walk in him,
World English Bible
As therefore you received Christ Jesus, the Lord, walk in him,
Young's Literal Translation
as, then, ye did receive Christ Jesus the Lord, in him walk ye,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord - Have received him by faith as your Saviour, or as you were instructed respecting his rank, character, and work. The object here is to induce them not to swerve from the views which they had of Christ when he was made known to them. They had at first probably received their ideas of the Saviour from the apostle himself (see the Introduction); and, at any rate, the apostle designs to assure them that the views which they had when they "received him," were founded in truth.
So walk in him - Continue in those views of Christ; live in the maintenance of them; let them regulate your whole conduct. The word walk, in the Scriptures, is used to denote the manner of life; and the sense here is, that they should live and act wholly under the influence of the conceptions which they had of the Saviour when they first embraced him. The particle "so" is supplied by our translators, and rather weakens the sense. No stress should be laid on it, as is often done. The meaning is, simply, "Since you have received Christ as your Lord, as he was preached to you, hold fast the doctrine which you have received, and do not permit yourselves to be turned aside by any Jewish teachers, or teachers of philosophy."
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"As ye have received Christ Jesus so walk in Him" (Col. ii. 6). It is much easier to keep the fire burning than to rekindle it after it has gone out. Let us abide in Him. Let us not have to remove the cinders and ashes from our hearthstones every day and kindle a new flame; but let us keep it burning and never let it expire. Among the ancient Greeks the sacred fire was never allowed to go out; so, in a higher sense, let us keep the heavenly flame aglow upon the altar of the heart. It takes very much …
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For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
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