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Ephesians

N. T. Wright

Ephesians

11 studies for individuals and groups

by N. T. Wright

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Published by IVP Connect in Downers Grove, IL .
Written in English

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  • Bible -- N.T. -- Ephesians -- Textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN.T. Wright with Lin Johnson.
    SeriesN.T. Wright for everyone Bible study guides
    ContributionsJohnson, Lin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2695.55 .W75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919932M
    ISBN 109780830821907
    LC Control Number2009279422
    OCLC/WorldCa313654495

    Paul gives thanks and prays for the Ephesians - Ephesians These important questions are answered in the book of Ephesians. Related Media Destination Determining the precise destination for the Ephesian letter would seem like a straightforward matter. Updated February 10, What does the ideal Christian church look like?

    He wrote numerous commentaries and other works, and I have personally benefited from everything that I have read by him. What's It About? Still other scholars suggest there is a lack of conclusive evidence. How should Christians behave? However, scholars who dispute Paul's authorship date the letter to between 70—80 AD.

    Chapter 3: The church is the fellow heirs of Christ. Loins Girded with Truth a 2E. In Ephesians, a general direction is given to all: "Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ" Ephesiansand then specific instructions are meted out to wives, husbands, children, fathers, slaves, and masters. The new entity called the church is not easy to describe. A general account of the blessings that the gospel reveals. Of all the Pauline letters whose authorship is disputed, Ephesians is the only one to make use of several Old Testament citations and allusions.


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Ephesians book

Even so, readers of the letter sometimes see here the beginning of professional Christian roles or offices of ministry. Final Greeting Ephesians In language nearly identical to ColossiansTychicus, the apparent carrier of the letter, is commended to readers.

It ends with an account of how Paul was selected and qualified to be an apostle to the Gentiles, in the hope that this will keep them from being dispirited and lead him to pray for them.

A complete suit of armor from God. The Call to Unity 1E. Moreover, the location of recipients named in the opening verse, "in Ephesus," is not in the earliest manuscripts, and the second-century author Marcion knew the letter as the Epistle to the Laodiceans.

The work he began on this occasion was carried forward by Apollos [—26] and Aquila and Priscilla.

The Book of Ephesians

So in John"Not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh. Eph — The church is the body of Christ. That Ephesians book is a struggle, a "battle of life," must be assumed at once by all who look at the world as it is; the question is whether it is against flesh and blood, or against a more unearthly power of evil.

The first outlines the blessings and spiritual wealth in Christ while Ephesians book second the walk in image of Christ. Christians Should Live In Unity. Light Versus Darkness.

These important questions are answered in the book of Ephesians. The author understands his work to be to proclaim the content of this mystery with boldness so that the church as well as the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places may know God's will.

Chapter 4: The church is the body of Christ working together. If Paul wrote the letter, it was probably written late in his life during an imprisonment in the early 60s C. Put on the whole armor of God to stand against the devil. The other prison epistles are the books of PhilippiansColossiansand Philemon.

Ephesians is as much prayer and praise as it is correspondence between a letter writer and recipients. During this same period, Paul also wrote Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians. He speaks of the church as the body of Christ, as a building or temple, and as the bride of Christ.

Concern for the household of God intersects with concern for households of believers.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. Ephesians 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will 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 blessed us in the heavenly realms with every.

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