18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.

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      19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,

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      20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.

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      21 Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because ofa your evil behavior.

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        • g 1:21 - Or "minds, as shown by"
          22 But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation—

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              23 if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

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