Answers – To Difficult Questions (Colossians) Please Select A Study Col. 1:14 – Do modern translations want to take the blood of Christ from the Bible? Col 1:15-17 – Who is the creator of all things? Col. 1:15, 18 – Was Christ a “firstborn” in the sense of being a created being? Col. 1:16 – “All things” or “all other things” Col 1:18 – If Christ is only the firstborn in creation, then how can He be God? Col 1:20 – Does this verse teach that all will be saved (universalism)? Col. 1:20 – Does this passage teach universalism? Col. 1:21-23 – Does this verse threaten eternal security? Col. 1:23 – Did Paul really believe that the entire world had heard the gospel at this point? Col 1:24 – How can Christ’s death on the Cross be sufficient for salvation when Paul speaks of what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ? Col. 1:24 – Was the Cross insufficient? Col 2:8 – Does this verse mean Christians should not study philosophy? Col 2:8 – Is it wrong for Christians to study philosophy? Col 2:11-13 – Does this passage support infant baptism? Col 2:16 – Should we keep the Sabbath or not? Col 3:22 – Does the Bible support slavery? Col 4:16 – What happened to the lost epistle of the Laodiceans? Col 4:16 – Did Paul write a lost letter to the church of Laodicea?