Colossians 2:13-16 NIV

13 When you were dead in your sins1 and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature,a God made youb alive2 with Christ. He forgave us all our sins,3

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    • b 2:13 - Or "your flesh"
    • c 2:13 - Some manuscripts "us"
      14 having canceled the written code, with its regulations,4 that was against us and that stood opposed to us; he took it away, nailing it to the cross.5

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      15 And having disarmed the powers and authorities,6 he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them7 by the cross.c

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        • d 2:15 - Or "them in him"
          16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you8 by what you eat or drink,9 or with regard to a religious festival,10 a New Moon celebration11 or a Sabbath day.12

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