Colossians is against Universalism. Colossians is against Judaism. Colossians is against Gnostic-like teachings. Colossians is against Calvinism.
In matters of religion I have considered that its free exercise is placed by the Constitution independent of the power of the General Government…
The negative reactions of some religious leaders have been much too public.
The fact that God chose to reveal Himself more personally to Thomas was purely gracious, not required or necessary for a faith response.
While I understand that the Constitution of the United States of America defends religious freedom for all, yet more importantly, as a Christian I believe that true “soul freedom” is found only in the Lord Jesus Christ.