Colossians 1 in full context … The Truth
1 Paul, an apostle of Yahusha the Messiah by the will of Yahuah (proclaimed in The Heavenly Scroll),
89 Your word, Yahuah, is eternal; it stands firm (written) in the heaven(ly Scroll).
Then I said, 'Here I am--it is written about me in the heavenly scroll-- I have come to do your will, my God! (Matthew 6:10)
Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is (written) in (the) heaven(ly scroll).
and Timothy our brother, 2 To Yahuah’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in covenant with Yahusha: Grace and peace to you from Yahuah our Father.
Now Sha’ul gives Yahuah alone Glory found in The Heavenly Scroll (the Word of His Testimony)
3 We always thank Yahuah, the Father of our King Yahusha the Messiah, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in The Yahushaic Covenant and of the love you have for all Yahuah’s people— 5 the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in The Heavenly Scroll and about which you have already heard (proclaimed) in (the stars Psalm 19 and Galatians 3) which (The Heavenly Scroll) is the true message of the gospel (it is The Word of His Testimony which Sha’ul taught exclusively 1 Cor. 2)
1 Corinthians 2 - Sha’ul speaking to former pagans who knew and abused the Zodiac
1 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony of Yahuah (about Yahusha written in the stars). 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Yahusha the Messiah and him crucified (before the foundation of the world written in the stars before our very eyes Galatians 3). ... 7 we declare Yahuah’s wisdom (Matthew 11:25), a mystery that has been hidden (from the foundation of the world in the Heavenly Scroll Enoch 6:9) and that Yahuah destined for our glory before time began (writing it in the stars on day 4 of creation).
6 that (message hidden in The Heavenly Scroll before time began 1 Cor. 2:7) has come to you in the same way (preached by the stars as a witness to all mankind Psalm 19), the gospel is bearing fruit and growing throughout the whole world (as humanity is without excuse Galatians 3)—
1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you (twisting the Zodiac into witchcraft Enoch 9:6)? Before your very eyes (in The Heavenly Scroll) Yahusha the Messiah was clearly portrayed as crucified (a lamb that is slaughtered) …7 Understand then (what is foretold in the stars), that those who have faith (in the message contained in the stars Romans 10:17 which is Yahuah's Eternal Witness of Yahusha Psalm 119:89) are children of Abraham. 8 Scripture (the word written in the heavens Psalm 119:89) foresaw (from the foundation of the world) that Yahuah would justify the Gentiles by faith (and reconsile all things back to himself), and Yahuah announced the gospel in advance to Abraham (via The Heavenly Scroll Genesis 15:5; saying): “All nations will be blessed through you (Sha'ul quotes Gen 15:5 where Yahuah witnessed to Abraham via The Heavenly Scroll).”
Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message (proclaimed in the stars Gen 15:5), and the message is heard through the word about the Messiah (what "word" about Yahusha? Sha'ul now quotes Psalm 19). 18 But I ask: Did they not hear (what the stars proclaim night after night, day after day Psalms 19)? Of course they did: “Their voice (constellations) has gone out into all the earth, their words (concerning Yahusha) to the ends of the world.”
just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and truly understood Yahuah’s grace (who has fulfilled The Heavenly Scroll/Debar in Yahusha as prophesied John 1) 7 You learned it from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of The Yahushaic Covenant on our behalf, 8 and who also told us of your love in the Spirit.
9 For this reason (accepting The Word of His Testimony fulfilled in Yahusha John 1), since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask Yahuah to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 10 so that you may live a life worthy of the King of Creation (Yahuah) and please Yahuah in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of Yahuah, 11 being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might (that he exerted when He fulfilled His Promises and raised Yahusha from the dead Ephesians 1:19-20)
19 and the surpassing greatness of Yahuah’s power to us who believe. Yahuah displayed this power in the working of His mighty strength, 20 which Yahuah exerted in Yahusha when Yahuah raised Yahusha from the dead and (THEN) seated Yahusha at His right hand in the heavenly realms (on the Throne in The Heavenly Scroll), 21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this Age of Pisces (The Messianic Age), but also in the Age of Aquarius to come (The Kingdom Age).
so that you may have great endurance and patience, 12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you (by walking The Way) to share in the inheritance of His holy people in the kingdom of light (a metaphor for The Heavenly Scroll). 13 For Yahuah has rescued us from the dominion of darkness (Ba’al Shamayim has taken the Throne in Heaven by force… Isaiah 14:13-14 and Matthew 11:12 the corrupted version of The Heavenly Scroll source of all deception) and brought us into the kingdom of the (first born-again, risen Divine Romans 1:2-4) Son Yahuah loves, 14 in covenant with Yahusha we have redemption (from death), the forgiveness of sins (the death decrees are covered in The Yahushaic Covenant/by his blood which consumates that covenant where Yahuah ‘forgives our iniquity and remembers our sin no more’).
Now Sha’ul uses the technique of “comparison/contrast” to establish the difference in Glory between Yahuah the Creator, and Yahusha the firstborn who will inherit creation. Sha’ul goes back and forth as he makes his comparison but the Bible was Hellenized and made very vague by the use of passive voice (him, his, he) instead of using proper names, this was intentional by the Greeks (lying pen of the pagan Scribes) so that these false doctrines could easily be established in Scripture through sound bites and twisting of the meaning.
Sha’ul Begins with Yahusha… he is not Yahuah in the flesh he is the perfected (through discipline and sanctification) Spiritual Image (Righteous Mindset/Character) of Yahuah and did not exist with Yahuah at creation but is the firstborn of eternal creation being the first fruits of the resurrection.
15 The Son Yahusha (and all sons Psalms 82:6 and Genesis 1:27) is the image of the invisible Yahuah (we must conform to that image too, so that he becomes), the firstborn over all (eternal) creation (by the power of the resurrection when he is given pre-eminence among all the eternal sons and he is the firstborn of the resurrection, the firstborn of the dead, the first fruits of the grave NOT physical creation).
2 concerning Yahusha, which Yahuah promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures (both The Heavenly and Earthly Scrolls, he did not pre-exist), 3 concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David (through both parents) according to the flesh (flesh 'Sarki' g4561: Thayer's def =#4 - born to two human parents, outside ANY Divine Influence, prone to sin, and opposed to Yahuah), 4 who was declared (Divine) the Son of Yahuah with power by the resurrection from the dead (Ephesians 1:19-21), according to the Spirit of holiness (Yahuah’s Spiritual Seed given as an earnest gurantee when he was adopted by walking The Way of Mikveh), Yahusha the Messiah, …
Now Sha’ul stresses that Yahuah, on the other hand, is not the firstborn of the resurrection, but was before all things… and He is The Creator and that this Creation was created to be given to His Children through inheritance see verse 12, Yahusha the firstborn and heir to Creation NOT The Creator.
16 For in Yahuah all things were created (Isaiah 44:24, Isaiah 45:5-18, Isaiah 42:5):
24 “This is what Yahuah says— your Redeemer, who formed you in the womb: I am Yahuah, the Maker of all things, who stretches out the heavens, who spreads out the earth by myself.
5 This is what Yahuah says— He who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and all that comes out of it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it:
5 I am Yahuah, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God. 7 I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, Yahuah, do all these things. 12 It is I who made the earth and created mankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the heavens; I marshaled their starry hosts. 18 For this is what Yahuah says— He who created the heavens, He (alone) is God; He who fashioned and made the earth, He founded it; He did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited— He says: "I am Yahuah, and there is no other (God)."
things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through Yahuah (His Word “let there be light” in Gen. 1:1) and for Yahusha (verse 12 as an inheritance Romans 8:16-17 for His firstborn son to rule over Creation as King over the GOVERNMENT that will govern creation Isaiah 9:6 and Daniel 7:13-14).
10 In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that Yahuah, for whom and through whom everything exists, (Yahuah) should (through discipline Hebrews 12:4-11) MAKE the pioneer of their salvation (he shows us The Way and went before us, he is the Forefather of Everlasting Life Isaiah 6:9) PERFECT (he was not born perfect, Yahuah MADE him perfect through sanctification) through what he suffered.
1 Corinthians 8:6 yet for us there is but ONE God the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we exist (Yahuah is The Creator and we exist to be His Children). And there is but one King, Yahusha the Messiah, for whom all things were created (as an inheritance) and through whom we exist (in covenant as Yahuah reconciled us back to Himself via a Mediating High Priest 1 Timothy 2:5).
Romans 11:36 For from Yahuah and through Yahusha and to (reconcile to) Yahuah all things. To Yahuah be the glory forever!
Isaiah 9:6-7 "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government shall be on his shoulders and he will be called Wonderful Counselor, (the perfect image of) Mighty God, (for) Father of Everlasting (life, firstborn of the dead, first fruits of the grave), and Prince of (the Covenant of) Peace (Numbers 25)." There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the Throne of David and over His Kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore.
Romans 8:16-17 "The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of YHVH, and if children, then heirs -- heirs of YHVH and joint heirs with the Messiah, if indeed we suffer with him (Yahusha), that we may also be glorified together (Yahusha did not preexist, he is glorified and given his inheritance the same time we are by the power of the resurrection)."
Daniel 7 13 “I kept looking in the night visions (he was looking at the stars), and behold (in The Heavenly Scroll), with the clouds of heaven One (Orion) like a Son of Man (Orion represents the Messian in The Heavenly Scroll) was coming, (now Daniel reads the message in The Heavenly Scroll) And He (The Messiah) came up to the Ancient of Days (Yahuah, they are NOT the same being and Yahusha is NOT "the ancient of days") And Yahusha was presented before Yahuah. 14 “And to Him (Yahusha) was given (by Yahuah as an inheritance) dominion, Glory and a kingdom, that all the peoples, nations and men of every language Might serve Him (not worship Yahusha, we serve Yahusha in The Kingdom). His dominion (As King over the Government that governs creation) is an everlasting dominion which will not pass away; and His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed.
17 Yahuah is before all things, and in Yahuah all things hold together (by His command “let there be” in Genesis 1)
Now Sha’ul changes back to Yahusha in contrast, Yahusha is not “before all things and creator” he is the first-born son of the resurrection, the chief cornerstone of Yahuah’s Temple not The Creator. Yahuah sits on the Throne of Creation, Yahusha sits at His Right Hand as King over the GOVERNMENT that will govern his Father’s House see Zechariah Chapter 3.
18 And (in contrast) Yahusha is (not before ALL things but he is) the head of the body, the Chief Cornerstone of Yahuah’s Temple; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything (in Yahuah’s Eternal Creation) he might have the preeminence (as heir, forefather of everylasting life, and King over the Government Isaiah 9:6).
“Creation eagerly awaits the revelation of the sons of YHVH”… vs. 21 “when creation will be set free form bondage and come into the glorious freedom of the sons of YHVH (we govern creation)”
19 For Yahuah was pleased (Matthew 3:17)
And a voice from heaven (After Yahusha had been adopted through Mikveh) said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.
to have all his fullness dwell in him (after he was adopted through Mikveh and born-again and the Spirit given as an earnest guarantee he would be raised from the dead Matthew 3:16),
16 As soon as Yahusha was Mikveh’d (clean of his sin Ezekiel 36) with Living Water (to fulfill all Righteous Requirements of The Law), He went up out of the living water. Suddenly the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of Yahuah descending like a dove and resting on Him (he was filled with the fullness of deity Colossians 2:9 as are we ALL who walk The Way of Mikveh Ephesians 3:19).
For in (covenant with) Yahusha all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form (after Mikveh, we are Mikveh'd into The Yahushaic Covenant Matthew 29:19).
19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled (in bodily form) to the measure of all the fullness of God (in covenant with Yahusha).
20 and in covenant with Yahusha (we are ALL filled with the fullness of deity Ephesians 3:19) to reconcile to himself (back to Yahuah) all things (Yahuah Created), whether things on earth or things in heaven (verse 16), by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross (to consummate The Covenant of Peace, mediate as Eternal High Priest, and atone for us Numbers 25:12).
Therefore say, ‘Behold, I give to him My covenant of peace; 13 and it shall be to him and his descendants after him a covenant of an everlasting priesthood, because he was zealous for his God, and made atonement for the children of Israel.’”
21 Once you were alienated from Yahuah and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior (in the flesh). 22 But now Yahuah has reconciled you by (following The Way demonstrated by) Yahusha’s physical body (he gave as a Sin Offering) through death to present you holy in his sight (washed clean with Living Water Ephesians 5:25-27), (a Bride) without blemish and free from accusation (because you followed The Way of Mikveh, Circumcision, and Offering and Yahuah has ‘forgiven your iniquity and remembers your sin on more’ the promise of The Yahushaic Covenant Jeremiah 31)—
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Yahusha (the Groom) loved the Bride and gave himself up for her (as a sin offering to show us The Way by example) 26 to make her holy (through sanctification), cleansing her by the washing with Living water (Mikveh) according to the word (promise Yahuah made in Jeremiah 31 and Ezekiel 36 to cleanse our sin with living water), 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant Bride, (Passover Lambs) without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless (by walking The Way of Mikveh, Circumcision, and Offering).
23 if you continue in your faith (that Yahuah has forgiven your iniquity and remembers your sin no more by walking The Way in covenant with Yahusha as your mediating High Priest), established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel (proclaimed in the stars). This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven (Psalm 19), and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
End of Colossians 1
This is how the Scriptures are supposed to be taught. Line upon line, precept upon precept to overcome The Dragon who has twisted them into Greek, mistranslated them into English and causes us to deny Yahuah’s Glory as Creator and blaspheme His immortal invisible Spirit.
Sha’ul is teaching the same message in Hebrews 2
10 In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that Yahuah, for whom and through whom everything exists, (Yahuah) should (through discipline Hebrews 12:4-11) MAKE the pioneer of their salvation (he shows us The Way and went before us, he is the Forefather of Everlasting Life Isaiah 6:9) PERFECT (he was not born perfect, Yahuah MADE him perfect through sanctification) through what he suffered. 11 Both the one who makes people holy (Yahuah) and those who are made holy (Yahusha and all his brother/sisters) are of the same family. So Yahusha is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters… 14 Since the children (of Yahuah) have flesh and blood (are all born according to the flesh and sinful), he too shared in their humanity (he was a sinful human too and had to offer his sinful flesh) so that by his death (the death of a man not God) he might break the power of him who holds the power of death (defeat The Law of Sin and Death by dying innocent by walking The Way)—that is, the devil— 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death (because he showed us all how to defeat death by walking The Way to perfection ourselves). 16 For surely it is not angels Yahusha helps, but Abraham’s descendants. 17 For this reason he had to be made like them (he was made human just like I was and sinful), fully human in every way (doesn’t get any clearer than that), in order that he might BECOME a merciful and faithful high priest (all High Priests are chosen from among men… Hebrews 5:1) in service to Yahuah (AFTER his sin was forgiven Zechariah Chapter 3), and that he might make atonement for HIS SIN and the sins of the people (Hebrews 5:3). 18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted (proof he was not Yahuah, Yahuah cannot be tempted by evil), he is able to help those who are being tempted (because he was NOT a god, he did sin, and he was perfected in obedience by suffering discipline known as sanctification).
Rav Sha’ul (the Nazarene)