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The Person and Work of Christ in Colossians
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The Person and Work of Christ in Colossians


Gary Staats 2013

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Learn more about the nature of Christ as both God and man, as Gary Staats analyzes Paul’s battle with Gnosticism in Colossians. Professor Staats’ exegesis is concise and accessible while covering every verse of Paul’s letter from prison. Staats writes with a constant aim of seeing Christ revealed in Scriptures. His Christological commentary brings Paul’s message of the supremacy of Christ into the homes and habits of everyday life.

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Key Features

  • Covers every verse of Colossians
  • Applies Paul’s letter to everyday Christian living
  • Examines Paul’s teaching on the supremacy and dual nature of Christ in Colossians


  • Salutation
  • Thanksgiving and Prayer
  • Doctrinal Section (Colossians 1:13–23)
  • Christ’s Answer to Doctrinal Errors (Colossians 2:4–23)
  • The Believer’s Union in Christ (Colossians 3:4–18)

Product Details

  • Title: The Person and Work of Christ in Colossians: A Christological Commentary
  • Author: Gary Staats
  • Publisher: Gary Staats
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 63

About Gary Staats

Gary Staats is the Gale and Harriette Ritz Professor of Old Testament at Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio. He received his BA in Bible at Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, his ThM in New Testament Greek from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1967, his ThD in biblical studies from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1971, his MA in Hebrew and ancient Near Eastern languages at Dropsie College of Hebrew and Cognate Learning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1983, and his PhD in Hebrew and Near Eastern languages at New York University in 1989. Staats has been a professor and pastor for many years, serving at various schools and in numerous pastorates.

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