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Fulness

Fulness

  • Of time ( Galatians 4:4 ), the time appointed by God, and foretold by the prophets, when Messiah should appear.
  • Of Christ ( John 1:16 ), the superabundance of grace with which he was filled.
  • Of the Godhead bodily dwelling in Christ ( Colossians 2:9 ), i.e., the whole nature and attributes of God are in Christ.
  • Ephesians 1:23 , the church as the fulness of Christ, i.e., the church makes Christ a complete and perfect head.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Fulness". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .