1. the fact of surpassing all others; superiority.
Our Father God has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son. In Christ we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Christ: (as per Col. 1:15-20)
- Is the image of the invisible God
- Is the first born of all creation
- Created all things / All things we created through Him and for Him.
- In heaven and on earth
- Both visible and invisible
- Is the head of the body, the church
- Is the beginning
- Is the first born from the dead
- This established His preeminence
- In Him dwells all the fullness of God
- Through Him God was pleased to reconcile to Himself all things, making peace through the blood of His (Christ’s) cross.
- On earth
- In Heaven