The Letter to the Ephesians (The Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC)) Hardcover – October 25, 1999. 23 For the husband is head of his wife just as Christ is head of the church, he himself the savior of the body. ˝e letter to the Ephesians / Fred Long. The letter to the Ephesians provokes interpretive questions of authorship, audience, date, occasion, and purpose of writing. It is a reflection on the church , seen as the body of Christ (1.22b-23; 4.15–16. It is wise then for the preacher to remember to emphasize the gospel in every sermon. A book of the Christian Greek Scriptures, written about 60-61 C.E. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. He appointed him to be ruler over everything for the church.” (Ephesians 1:22 NIRV) The Key Question. Cf. In fact, per square inch, there is no other book that is more gospel-packed than this important little letter. The passages which describe God’s great plan of salvation reach to the highest places in heaven, and the passages which instruct us on how we are to live godly lives here on earth address in great detail our lives here on earth. – Frankin, Tennessee : Seedbed Publishing, ©2017. Compre o livro The Letter to the Ephesians: A Commentary na confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados In this lesson, we will look at Christ in the letter to the Ephesians. Ephesians is saturated, from start to finish, with the gospel. Some people wear things that they think gives them good luck—a pair of socks, a special shirt, a rabbit’s foot. The letter to the Ephesians is one of the most encouraging, instructive and inspiring books in the Bible.

Generally acknowledged to be one of the richest and most profound of the NT letters. (Eph 1:1; 3:1; 4:1; 6:20) It was carried to the congregation at Ephesus by Tychicus (Eph 6:21, 22), whom Paul also used to deliver a letter to the Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 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 ( Eph 4:15 ), the purpose of which is to be the instrument for making God’s plan of salvation known throughout the universe ( Eph 3:9–10 ).

4 Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians—How to Understand It However, Paul’s words would have reminded the Ephesian Christians of his warning which he had given them earlier, as reported in Acts 20:17–38. 22 Wives should be subordinate to their husbands as to the Lord. In doing so, he suggests a provenance for the letter around AD 61–62 from the apostle Paul during his imprisonment in Rome, very near the end of the apostle’s career.
Col 1.18), and a solid teaching about the salvation that God offers to sinners (2.4–9). More than a letter , the Epistle to the Ephesians (= Ef) is a doctrinal and exhortatory writing, which reveals in its author, fundamental pedagogical and pastoral interests. The book has clarified Paul's letter to the Ephesians for me in especially one way, which is connecting the sections of the letter together thematically to the goal of summing up of all things in Christ, whether in heaven or on earth (taken from Eph. Let me explain. “God placed all things under Christ's rule. The depth and grandeur of its concepts, the richness and fullness of its message, and the majesty and dignity of its contents have made the Letter to the Ephesians precious to believers in all ages and in all places. The Letter to the Ephesians is most noted for its description of Jesus Christ and the Church. Ephesians is the great Pauline letter about the church. The letter to the Ephesians. “God placed all things under Christ's rule. EPHESIANS, LETTER TO THE. 24 As the church is subordinate to Christ, so wives should be subordinate to their Bible. Generally acknowledged to be one of the richest and most profound of the NT letters. The Letter to the Ephesians Ephesians is the great Pauline letter about the church. He appointed him to be ruler over everything for the church.” (Ephesians 1:22 NIRV) The Key Question. Epistle to the Ephesians. Paul speaks of the Father's Plan for Salvation (Ephesians 1:3-6), that he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Christ. EPHESIANS, LETTER TO THE. 1:10). In verse 1, the phrase "in Ephesus" is missing in several early, reliable Greek manuscripts.

But there's a real question whether Paul's Letter to the Ephesians was really intended for the Church at Ephesus. Bible. By viewing Ephesians as a circular letter destined to the churches in Asia Minor, O’Brien, with others, is able to explain the ‘impersonal character’ of the letter. by the apostle Paul during his imprisonment in Rome. Letter of Saint Paul to the Ephesians: Chapter 5, verses 21 to 31 21 Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ.

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