Ephesians (Concordia Commentary)

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Published by Concordia Publishing House .

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Paginationxxxvii, 895 pages
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ISBN 109780570063131

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Ephesians 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the Ephesians book of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, [] the faithful in Christ Jesus. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Praise for Spiritual Blessings in Christ. 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has Ephesians book us in the heavenly realms with every. The book of Ephesians gives practical, encouraging advice on living a life that honors God, which is why it's still relevant in a conflict-ridden world.

In the book of Ephesians, we see how the gospel story affects believers' everyday lives. God the Father planned throughout history for Jesus to create a multi-ethnic community of followers.

Comprised of Jews and non-Jews, these followers form the covenant family God promised to Abraham. Ephesians 3 New International Version (NIV) God’s Marvelous Plan for the Gentiles. 3 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles— 2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you, 3 that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have Ephesians book written briefly.

4 In reading this, then, you will be. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus. 11 In him we were also chosen, # Or were made heirs having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, 12 in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.

13 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Ephesians sets forth what no other book of the New Testament describes so completely — the nature of the body of Christ, which is the true Church.

This letter. Book of Ephesians Explained. Go To Ephesians Index. Title: The letter is addressed to the church in the city of Ephesus, capital of the Roman province of Asia (Asia Minor, modern Turkey).

Because the name Ephesus is not mentioned in every early manuscript, some scholars believe the letter was an encyclical, intended to be circulated and read among all the churches in Asia Minor and was simply.

Jan 02,  · Author: Ephesians identifies the author of the Book of Ephesians as the apostle Paul. Date of Writing: The Book of Ephesians was very likely written between A.D. Purpose of Writing: Paul intended that all who long for Christ-like maturity would receive this writing.

Enclosed within the Book of Ephesians is the discipline needed to develop into true children of God. The Book of Ephesians Week Six Workbook fredjaillet.com This Bible Study Workbook is designed to facilitate your study of Chapter Six of the Book of Ephesians.

Upon completion of the study, it is recommended that you discuss your answers and insights with other Bible Students who also completed the workbook. Further information is. Book Overview - Ephesians. The City. It was the capital of pro-consular Asia, being about a mile from the sea coast, and was the great religious, commercial and political center of Asia.

It was noteworthy because of two notable structures there. First, the great theatre which had a seating capacity of 50, people, and second, the temple of.

Mar 05,  · Internationally renowned Bible teacher Joyce Meyer provides a close study and commentary on Ephesians, emphasizing the importance of living in Christ and putting your relationship with God first. Paul's letter to the Ephesians is a well-loved book of the Bible that teaches some of the most important lessons of faith: who you are in Christ, how you are to live as His follower, and how to /5().

E phesians is one of the most encouraging books in the New Testament. I offer the following commentary and summary for Ephesians in this article. Ephesians Commentary Purpose and Themes. The purpose of the book of Ephesians was to warn the church elders about the false teachers that were teaching a false gospel and to maintain their first love that they held when they first became believers.

Nov 18,  · This is the holy book of Ephesians, known as "The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians". The recording is dramatized, from the King James.

Ephesus was the most important city in western Asia Minor (now Turkey). It had a harbor that at that time opened into the Cayster River (see map, p. ), which in. The Book Of Ephesians is a letter from Paul to Christians at Ephesus. Ephesus was the chief city of the coastal area of Asia Minor.

Paul spent more time there than any other city about three years. Aug 01,  · The NIV Application Commentary: Ephesians [Klyne Snodgrass] on fredjaillet.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from the twentieth century to the first century.

But they leave us there/5(46). Nov 10,  · Watch our overview video on the book of Ephesians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In Ephesians. Entry for 'Ephesians, Book of' - Holman Bible Dictionary - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this readable and easy to use dictionary takes advantage of the finest modern Bible scholarship.

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The Bible book of Ephesians with full chapters, footnotes and Bible commentary to aid your Bible search, reading, and study. Ephesians Bible Study Book includes small-group experiences for six sessions, weekly individual study opportunities, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study,” and tips for leading a group.

Although Ephesians is one of the New Testament’s shortest books in terms of word count—only 6 chapters and verses—it is perhaps the most applicable to today’s culture. In addition to the Age Min: EPHESIANS 1: THE BELIEVER'S PLACE IN CHRIST.

1 The theme of this book is that we are in Christ Jesus. 2 Remember that "Lord" is a title, not part of the name of Jesus. "Christ" is His distinction, for He is the Messiah. 3 There has to be a work of God in our lives before we can do something for Him. We need to see our position in.

Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon are called the "Prison Epistles" because they were written by the Paul while he was imprisoned in Rome. A verse by verse inductive and exegetical Bible Study series into the Book of Ephesians.

Ephesians 1: Our Blessings in Christ. Ephesians We are Chosen for Purpose. Ephesians Ephesians book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Foulkes's study of the letter to the Ephesians is part of the Tyndale New /5.

Ephesians Greeting. 1 Paul, a an apostle of Christ Jesus b by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and c are faithful 1 in Christ Jesus: 2 d Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings in Christ. THE LETTER TO THE EPHESIANS.

Ephesians is the great Pauline letter about the church. It deals, however, not so much with a congregation in the city of Ephesus in Asia Minor as with the worldwide church, the head of which is Christ (), the purpose of which is to be the instrument for making God’s plan of salvation known throughout the universe (Eph –10).

over Diana of the Ephesians. If the words of De-metrius are to be believed, she was worshipped by “all Asia and the world” (Acts ). As a result, Paul's travel companions, Gaius and Aris-tarchus of Macedonia, were dragged into the theater.

It is clear from the Bible account that these men's lives were in danger. Paul, ever the. Ephesians encourages readers with the news that, through Christ's work, the church is reconciled to God and outfitted for tasks as varied as living peacefully in a congregation, serving one another within a household, and withstanding hostile cosmic powers.

Where Do I Find It. Paul's Letter to the Ephesians is the tenth book in the New Testament. The Letter to the Ephesians Pillar New Testament Commentary by Peter T. O’Brien.

Get this book on: Amazon Reviews and Accolades: • Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on Ephesians; “perhaps the best English-language commentary on Ephesians for pastors”.

Only in Ephesians and Colossians is Christ the head of the body, in contrast to the view in 1 Cor 12 and Rom –8 where Christ is equated with the entire body or community. Fullness: see note on Col Some take the one who fills as God, others as Christ (cf.

Eph ). The Book of Ephesians is a survival manual—it equips believers to thrive in a world that hates the message of Jesus Christ. Paul the Apostle writes to encourage believers to live well—we've been lifted from the graveyard of sin and called to shout the gospel into the darkened world.

real-life documentary stories and engaging video. Ephesians has 6 Chapters. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 – Chapter 6.

Ephesians 1. 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, to the saints that are at Ephesus, and the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

3 Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us. Listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones introduces the second half of Ephesians by giving a clear connection between both right doctrine and right living.

Lloyd-Jones challenges the listener to read the Bible rightly within its context because it is the doctrine and the truths of Scripture that should inform our living.

Feb 07,  · The Book of Ephesians is held in great reverence by both Biblical scholars and lay people. American Baptist theologian, W. Carver described the Book of Ephesians as “the greatest piece of Author: Tim Soper.

Ephesians definition, a book of the New Testament, written by Paul. Abbreviation: Eph., Ephes., Ephs. See more. Ephesians definition is - a letter addressed to early Christians and included as a book in the New Testament.

The Book of Ephesians is one of four “Prison Epistles,” so titled because they were written by the apostle while he was a Roman prisoner in Rome at the time they were written. The four “Prison Epistles are: • Ephesians • Colossians • Philippians • Philemon. They insist that the role of the Church is pronounce a judgment on every current world event.

However, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones exposits Ephesians showing us that while the Church should have much to say on current events, its primary responsibility is the proclamation of God’s Word. Ephesians. Click on the chapters below to hear them.

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