Ephesians contains many teachings and ideas that are familiar to Latter-day Saints, including foreordination, the dispensation of the fulness of times, the Holy Spirit of Promise, the importance of prophets and apostles, the idea of one true and unified Church, and the various callings and functions within the organization of the Church.
The word walk is often used in the Scriptures to denote the course of life. Instead he feeds it generously and takes very good care of it, and this is just how Christ treats his church!!! During this time Paul was being held under house arrest, but he had the freedom to receive visitors and teach the gospel see Acts See Barnes " Matthew Its consistency is appealing and has the advantage of being easily explainable.
Works of darkness are those which please the powers of darkness.
Verse 26 He did this. Verse 10 What pleases the Lord. Wives must submit to the authority of the husbands; husbands must love the wives. On his last journey to Jerusalemthe apostle landed at Miletus and, summoning together the elders of the church from Ephesus, delivered to them a farewell charge, [ Now we are permitted to approach him with the blood of the atonement.
The promise attached to baptism 1 Peter 3: Many Saints in Ephesus were living righteously enough to be sealed up to eternal life see Ephesians 1: He encouraged them to put off the old man their former sins and put on Christ.
A description of the change in the spiritual position of Gentiles as a result of the work of Christ. The Sword of the Spirit. But now in Christ Jesus. What are some distinctive features of this book? Ephesians uses several Pauline concepts in ways not present in the letters about which Pauline authorship is not in doubt.
Put on the whole armor of God. The author greets no one by name. They were bound humbly to submit to all the enactments of the citizens, and observe all the laws and usages of the republic. The covenants of promise were those various arrangements which God made with his people, by which he promised them future blessings, and especially by which he promised that the Messiah should come.
To be in possession of them was regarded as a high honour and privilege; and Paul refers to it here to show that, though the Ephesians had been by nature without these, yet they had now been brought to enjoy all the benefits of them.
They had different laws; different institutions; a different, religion. He has by that death removed all the obstacles to reconciliation on the part of God and on the part of man. The tenderest love on one side, and loving obedience on the other.
This includes the source of these blessings, the means by which they are attained, the reason why they are given, and their final result. This great work of the atonement is thus designed to produce peace in alienated minds everywhere, and to diffuse abroad the feeling of universal brotherhood.
Now are ye light. By the coming and atonement of the Lord Jesus, and by the gospel which he preached. There must be mutual good will and mutual service. Be strong in the Lord. For he is our peace. They knew of no atonement for sin.
Reverence for Christ is both a motive, and points to the example which Christ himself set for us. Paul held perhaps more firmly than any other man to the position, that men are saved by the mere grace of God, and by a Divine agency on the soul; but it is certain that no man ever held more firmly that men must lead holy lives, or they could have no evidence that they were the children of God.
That is, we are created or formed by him, not only in the general sense in which all things are made by him, but in that peculiar sense which is denoted by the new creation.The Ephesians Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament is an indispensable resource for the intermediate Greek student.
Besides using it in studying through Ephesians in Greek, this guide is also a great tool for growing in skills of syntactical and exegetical analysis - choose a passage, work through the syntax, do your own. The Epistle to the Ephesians, also called the Letter to the Ephesians and often shortened to Ephesians, is the tenth book of the New mi-centre.com authorship has traditionally been attributed to Paul the Apostle but, starting inthis has been challenged as Deutero-Pauline, that is, written in Paul's name by a later author strongly influenced by Paul's.
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not, etc. Passionate and unreasonable rebukes, intemperate language, or cruel usage, would provoke resentment on the part of children have urged that the absence of individual salutations is a proof that this. Chapter Ephesians-New Testament Student Manual.
close. Skip main navigation. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Worldwide - English. (Ephesians ), an important part of the plan of salvation. Ephesians – The Dispensation of the Fulness of Times. Ephesians 5 Commentary, This commentary, one of over Bible commentaries freely available, takes one through the New Testament verse by verse.
“Introduction to the Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians,” New Testament Seminary Teacher Manual () Why study this book? “Ephesians is an epistle for all the world, for Jew and Gentile, for husband and wife, for parent and child, for master and servant.Download