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My All in All

Here are some thoughts on tomorrow's epistle for the 4th Sunday in the Season of Creation. They were sent to the people of St. Timothy Lutheran Church. Let's talk.
Colossians 1:15-20 15He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; 16for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him and for him. 17He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything. 19For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, 20and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.

As I was preparing to write this reflection, I realized that the last words of last week’s text, spoken by the dis…