14 having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness,(A) which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross.(B) 15 And having disarmed the powers and authorities,(C) he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them(D) by the cross.[a]

Freedom From Human Rules

16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you(E) by what you eat or drink,(F) or with regard to a religious festival,(G) a New Moon celebration(H) or a Sabbath day.(I) 17 These are a shadow of the things that were to come;(J) the reality, however, is found in Christ.

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 2:15 Or them in him

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