Wisdom

Walk in Him

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“Walk” is the familiar New Testament term denoting the believer’s daily conduct.  To walk in Christ is to live a life patterned after His.  See Colossians 1:10; 4:5; Romans 6:4; 8:1,4; 13:13; 1 Corinthians 7:17; 2 Corinthians 5:7; 10:3; 12:18; Galatians 5:16,25; 6:16; Ephesians 2:10; 4:1,17; 5:2,8,15; Philippians 3:16-18; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; 4:1,12; 2 Thessalonians 3:11; 1 John 1:6,7; 2:6; 2 John 6; and 3 John 3,4.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Colossians 2:6.

 

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Complete in Him

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Believers are complete in Christ, both positionally by the imputed perfect righteousness of Christ, and the complete sufficiency of all heavenly resources for spiritual maturity.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Colossians 2:10.

Wisdom and Understanding According to God

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No amount of effort will yield God’s wisdom.  It can’t be valued or found in the world (vv. 13,14).  It can’t be bought for any price (vv. 15-19).  The living can’t find it (v. 21), and neither can the dead (v. 22).  One must revere God and turn from sin, and trust and obey.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Job 28:12,20 and 28:28.