Jesus Christ is preeminent over the original creation and new creation.
Christ Is Preeminent in the New Creation (vs. 18-20)
Colossians, Christ The Sustainer, Christ Is Preeminent
The Church in Colossae was being attacked with doctrines concerning the worship of angels this message includes what is thought to be an early hymn glorifying Christ as the Creator and Supreme over all creation.
Firstborn, Jesus Creator, Christ The Sustainer