8 Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret it—I see that my letter hurt you, but only for a little while— 9 yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. 381 more words
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Meditations in Colossians 2: 7: Beware Deception
Col 2:4 I tell you this so that no one may deceive you by fine-sounding arguments
In two previous meditations we have commented upon the struggle that Paul and other Christian leaders would have had against heresies in the first century. 1,047 more words
To mislead by a false appearance or statement.
Now this isn’t a word I really recall using that vastly from the ages of 16-25. Whether that comes down to the fact that I was young, naive and possibly even ignorant about these things, or as I see it, it just wasn’t as prevalent in society as I feel it is now. 882 more words