Gospel.com Topics Feed - Circumcise 2009-08-19T15:37:39-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/circumcise/ Circumcision in the Bible: Colossians 2:11-12 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Colossians%202:11-12&version=NIV 2009-08-19T15:37:39-05:00 Circumcision was practiced throughout the history of Israel as a symbol of belonging to God. In the New Testament, with the death and resurrection of Christ, we no longer need such a physical symbol, because Christ marks us spiritually as his own. Colossians 2:11-15 - Into Thy Word Ministries http://intothyword.org/apps/articles/default.asp?articleid=52214&columnid=3803 2009-02-27T17:43:44-05:00 Identified in and with Christ! When we come to Christ, we are identified in Him, circumcised, and baptized spiritually, so our sinful nature becomes less and He becomes more.