John Calvin – Reason – Motivation & Authority – Colossians 1:15-23

Jesus is the firstborn of all creation (v. 15)
All things were created by Him (v. 16)
All things were created through Him and for Him (v. 16)
He was before all things (v. 17)
In Him all things hold together (v. 17)
He is first in everything (v. 18)
All the fullness of God dwells in Him (v. 19)
He reconciled all things (v. 19)
The Gospel is proclaimed in all creation (v. 23)

John Calvin was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation