New Living Translation
For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son,
King James Bible
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
Darby Bible Translation
who has delivered us from the authority of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love:
World English Bible
who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;
Young's Literal Translation
who did rescue us out of the authority of the darkness, and did translate us into the reign of the Son of His love,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:13 Power detains reluctant captives, a kingdom cherishes willing subjects. His beloved Son - This is treated of in the fifteenth and following verse s. Col 1:15
'I also labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily.'--COL. i. 29. I have chosen this text principally because it brings together the two subjects which are naturally before us to-day. All 'Western Christendom,' as it is called, is to-day commemorating the Pentecostal gift. My text speaks about that power that 'worketh in us mightily.' True, the Apostle is speaking in reference to the fiery energy and persistent toil which characterised him in proclaiming Christ, that …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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All Fulness in Christ
Darkness as black as night covers all the nations of the earth, but the glory of the LORD rises and appears over you.
to open their eyes, so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God. Then they will receive forgiveness for their sins and be given a place among God's people, who are set apart by faith in me.'
2 Corinthians 11:14
But I am not surprised! Even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.
So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son.
You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world.
For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.
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