for He delivered us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,  Colossians 1:13 Transferred – Frank Herbert wrote the famous Dune science fiction series.  In Herbert’s imagination, one group of mystical beings is able to “fold space” so that they can travel without moving.  But human imagination […]

for He delivered us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,  Colossians 1:13 Delivered – What do you think it means for God to deliver us?  A typical answer would involve some statement about rescue from sin, forgiveness or heavenly assurance.  But the verb Paul uses is […]

“For He has delivered us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,”   Colossians 1:13  Transferred – The word (metestasen) is formed from a Greek compound of two words, the first meaning a change in place or condition and the second meaning to place or stand.  The idea […]