Re:Verse passage – Colossians 2:16-23 (day five) They have lost connection with the head,from whom the whole body, supported and held together by its ligaments and sinews, grows as God causes it to grow.
The first danger Paul addresses in this section of his letter, is legalism. Deep within the human heart is the temptation to quantify spirituality. Why is there such a lure for keeping rules and regulations? The feeling and desire to be successful is strong the human heart. When that feeling for personal success overshadows most everything else, that is pride. And the results of legalism are mentioned in verse 19. A disconnection from Jesus. No relationship, no friendship, no communication. Also, no growth. No progress. No discipleship. Legalism comes with a strong warning and a great cost