Suffering Servant, Col 1:24-25

Isaiah prophesied about the suffering servant, Jesus, in Isaiah 42:1-9, 49:1-7, 52:13-53:12. It is possible Paul was hooking on to that theme when he wrote that he, also, was a suffering servant. 

24Now I rejoice in what was suffered for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church. 25I have become its servant by the commission God gave me to present to you the word of God in its fullness—;&version=31;


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