Colossians 2:17

17 1These are a shadow of the things to come, but 2the substance belongs to Christ.

Colossians 2:17 In-Context

15 He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.
16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.
17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.
18 Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions,puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind,
19 and not holding fast to the Head, from whom the whole body, nourished and knit together through its joints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Hebrews 8:5; Hebrews 10:1
  • 2. [ver. 2]
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