Colossians is against Universalism. Colossians is against Judaism. Colossians is against Gnostic-like teachings. Colossians is against Calvinism.
The negative reactions of some religious leaders have been much too public.
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.
…why would one assume that God’s grace and power given to the apostles to reveal the MYSTERY OF CHRIST isn’t sufficiently understandable or believable?
…the natural man who deems the things of the Spirit foolish do so by their own free moral choice, not by compatibilistic compulsion imposed by Calvinistic philosophy