New Living Translation
who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins.
King James Bible
In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
Darby Bible Translation
in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins;
World English Bible
in whom we have our redemption, the forgiveness of our sins;
Young's Literal Translation
in whom we have the redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of the sins,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 In whom we have redemption - This is treated of from the middle of Col 1:18. The voluntary passion of our Lord appeased the Father's wrath, obtained pardon and acceptance for us, and, consequently, dissolved the dominion and power which Satan had over us through our sins. So that forgiveness is the beginning of redemption, as the resurrection is the completion of it.
'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 …
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All Fulness in Christ
Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
1 Corinthians 1:30
God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin.
He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.
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