7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accor… 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. Those are not saints, who are not faithful, believing in Christ, and true to the profession they make of relation to their Lord. (AA) 13 And you also were included in Christ(AB) when you heard the message of truth,(AC) the gospel of your salvation. Ephesians 1:1-2 NIV Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 7 months Ago. EPH ESIANS 2:7-10 - salvation is wholly of grace and not of works. Ephesians Chapter 2. 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, # 1:1 Some early manuscripts do not have in Ephesus. EPHESIANS.2:1-6 - God's plan provides for a spiritual resurrection from sin and the exaltation of the believer into "heavenly places". This video is unavailable. Ephesians 2:1 - 2:10. (2) Grace be to you, and peace.--On this, St. Paul's all but invariable salutation in every Epistle (found also in the Epistles of St. Peter, 2 John, and Apocalypse), see Note on Romans 1:7. With all wisdom and understanding, 9 he[d] made known to us the mystery(U) of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed(V) in Christ, 10 to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment(W)—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. 2Cor. 3. Paul describes himself as an Apostle. (AH), 15 For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus(AI) and your love for all God’s people,(AJ) 16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you,(AK) remembering you in my prayers. Mirrored from Free Audio Bible. In love 5 l he predestined us 2 for m adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, n according to the purpose of his will, 6 o to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in p the Beloved. Ephesians 3. To God’s holy people(C) in Ephesus,[a](D) the faithful(E) in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. You could say yes or no, because the Bible doest tell us specifically. Ephesians 1:2, ESV: "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." (BA) 22 And God placed all things under his feet(BB) and appointed him to be head(BC) over everything for the church, 23 which is his body,(BD) the fullness of him(BE) who fills everything in every way.(BF). Watch Queue Queue 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. The book of Acts is a transition from the old to the new. I have dealt with a portion of this verse in conjunction with the fragment of another in this chapter. Paul says he prays for the Ephesians. --Ephesians 2:1. In love(L) 5 he[b] predestined(M) us for adoption to sonship[c](N) through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure(O) and will— 6 to the praise of his glorious grace,(P) which he has freely given us in the One he loves. 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ephesians 1:3. 1. Who wrote the epistle of Ephesians and to whom was it written? 1. In Ephesians 1:1-23; Ephesians 2:1-22; Ephesians 3:1-21 Paul has dealt with the great and eternal truths of the Christian faith, and with the function of the Church in the plan of God. Exposition Of Ephesians - Chapter 1. This text presents the immeasurable nature of God’s grace which has totally changed both our reality and conduct forever. If you were writing a letter to other Christians who attend another church how would you describe yourself? Ephesians 1:2, KJV: "Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ." Chapter 2 emphasizes the theme of salvation by grace through faith in Christ Jesus. Praise for Spiritual Blessings in Christ . (DD) 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple(DE) in the Lord. Chapter. 1: 21-22 telling us again of the sealing. 1 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: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 1:1-2. 3. 1. Ephesians 1:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 1:2, NIV: "Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 2:1-4 4027 world, fallen. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Flourish In Identity. 15 # Col 1.9. 11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. Our Price: $38.49. 1 And you [hath he quickened], who were dead in trespasses and sins;. Library. 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places. Those are not saints, who are not faithful, believing in Christ, and true to the profession they make of relation to their Lord. Mirrored from Free Audio Bible. The Earnest and the Inheritance 'The earnest of our inheritance, until the redemption of the purchased possession.'--Eph. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. Bible Gateway Recommends. The character and themes of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. * 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the holy ones who are [in Ephesus] * faithful in Christ Jesus: a 2 grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 But because of his great love for us,(BN) God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions(BO)—it is by grace you have been saved. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.(DF). 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (BZ) 10 For we are God’s handiwork,(CA) created(CB) in Christ Jesus to do good works,(CC) which God prepared in advance for us to do. 3 All of us also lived among them at … Chapter 1. Did you not understand vs. 13 telling us we are sealed by the Spirit? 1 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: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ephesians 1. See Ephesians 2:8-9 (printed below) It is by grace that you have been saved through faith—and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God—(9) it is not of works, therefore no one can boast. How do you know you are saved for eternity if an evil thought could keep you out of heaven. And you—"You also," among those who have experienced His mighty power in enabling them to believe (Eph 1:19-23). Chapter 4.Ephesians 4:1-32 INTRODUCTION (Ephesians 4:1-10).With this chapter the second part of the letter begins. 2. (15-23)1,2. 1 Paul, an apostle(A) of Christ Jesus by the will of God,(B). By grace, understand the free and undeserved love and favour of God, and those graces of the Spirit which come from it; by peace, all other blessings, spiritual and temporal, … 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ephesians 1. Doug . Greeting. Sign up here! 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: 5 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will. 3 # 2 Cor. Ephesians 2:1-2 5197 walking 5367 kingdoms. Reading Ephesians With John Stott . Also with special guest! Ephesians chapter 1. Click here to download these questions as a PDF file Day One. Ephesians 2:1-22. 2. Who is the ruler of the kingdom of the air? 7 months Ago. Save: $16.50 (30%) Buy Now. The Divine Dance. In Ephesians 1:3-6, the first section of the Introduction, the Epistle ascends at once into “the heavenly places,” naturally catching therefrom the tone of adoration and thanksgiving. Commentary on Ephesians 2:1-10 View Bible Text . 17 He came and preached peace(CR) to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. Lev 11:44; 20:7; 2Sa 22:24; Ps 15:2; Eph 5:27; Col 1:22, ver 3, 11-13; Ro 11:30; 1Co 6:11; 5:8; Col 3:7; Tit 3:3; 1Pe 4:3, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture. (Q) 7 In him we have redemption(R) through his blood,(S) the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches(T) of God’s grace 8 that he lavished on us. According to your favorite Bible Dictionary, what is an Apostle? 1. 14. 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 1 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. OUR TRANSLATORS, as you observe, have put in the words "hath he quickened", because Paul had thrown the sense a little farther on, and it was possible for the reader not to catch it. CHAPTER 2. In these two verses we have eight items, which come in four pairs of two. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory. Chapter 1 includes a brief introduction (Ephesians 1:1–2) followed by two key sections. To what or whom are the sinners dead in their sins being compared? 3. Retail: $54.99. Ephesians 1-2 King James Version (KJV) 1 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: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once(CI) were far away have been brought near(CJ) by the blood of Christ. 1. Reading the Book of Ephesians Chapter 1 and 2. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ephesians 1. Ephesians 2:1-10 Love and Forgiveness During a children’s sermon one Sunday morning, the pastor Glenn Schaeffer held up a summer shirt that he wore around the house. Why or why not? Ephesians 1:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 1:2, NIV: "Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." 2 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. Ephesians 1:2 “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” “Grace”: “One of the leading words of the epistle. Bible App. (Praise for Spiritual Blessings in Christ. (BP) 6 And God raised us up with Christ(BQ) and seated us with him(BR) in the heavenly realms(BS) in Christ Jesus, 7 in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace,(BT) expressed in his kindness(BU) to us in Christ Jesus. I have dealt with a portion of this verse in conjunction with the fragment of another in this chapter. Ephesians 1:2, ESV: "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 1 – God’s Ultimate Plan A. Chapter 2 starts off with the words “As for you…” which signifies a shift in focus or a comparison with the previous topic. 6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus: 7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. Ephesians 1 ; EPH 1:1 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: EPH 1:2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints. i. 1. in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (CV), 19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers,(CW) but fellow citizens(CX) with God’s people and also members of his household,(CY) 20 built(CZ) on the foundation(DA) of the apostles and prophets,(DB) with Christ Jesus himself(DC) as the chief cornerstone. Ephesians Chapter 1 Discussion Page 2 < Back to Ephesians Chapter 1 Enter New Comment . Watch Queue Queue 2. Ephesians 1:2 "Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 1 is the first chapter of the Epistle to the Ephesians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.Traditionally, it is believed to have been written by Apostle Paul while he was in prison in Rome (around AD 62), but more recently, it has been suggested that it was written between AD 80 and 100 by another writer using Paul's name and style. 14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; 15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace; 16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby: 17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh. 1 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: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. It is used 13 times” (Vincent p. 363). First, Paul describes the spiritual blessings which believers have in Christ (Ephesians 1:3–14). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus. 1: 21-22 telling us again of the sealing. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Ephesians 1:2, KJV: "Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ." From them came the authority with which Paul spoke (verse 1), as well as the … Also with special guest! 2. Like Romans, Ephesians was not … And you, &c. — In the nineteenth and twentieth verses of the preceding chapter, the apostle had spoken of God’s working in the believers at Ephesus, in order to their conversion, and resurrection from spiritual death to spiritual life, by the same almighty power whereby he … How do you know you are saved for eternity if an evil thought could keep you out of heaven. # 1.1 Other ancient authorities read who are at Ephesus and faithful. Did you not understand vs. 13 telling us we are sealed by the Spirit? (CS) 18 For through him we both have access(CT) to the Father(CU) by one Spirit. Redemption in Christ. You could say yes or no, because the Bible doest tell us specifically. the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Reading the Book of Ephesians Chapter 1 and 2. (AL) 17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father,(AM) may give you the Spirit[f] of wisdom(AN) and revelation, so that you may know him better. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Do you think Paul had visited with the Ephesians prior to writing this letter to them? Ephesians 1 is the first chapter of the Epistle to the Ephesians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.Traditionally, it is believed to have been written by Apostle Paul while he was in prison in Rome (around AD 62), but more recently, it has been suggested that it was written between AD 80 and 100 by another writer using Paul's name and style. Now viewing scripture range from the book of Ephesians chapter 2:1 through chapter 2:2... Ephesians Chapter 2. Christian life is examined in terms of a “before and after” contrast resulting from divine intervention. Ephesians Quiz on Chapters 1 - 3. 7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; 8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; 9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: 10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him: 11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: 12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. True peace, just like true grace, comes from the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 5. 3. And you--"You also," among those who have experienced His mighty power in enabling them to believe ( Ephesians 1:19-23). Satan, the devil. Ephesians 1:2 Context. (Read Ephesians 1:1,2.) Ephesians 2:1-2. (CO) His purpose was to create in himself one(CP) new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, 16 and in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross,(CQ) by which he put to death their hostility. King James Version (KJV). 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. The first three chapters of Ephesians focus on doctrinal issues; the last three show how those principles should be applied in real life. * 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the holy ones who are [in Ephesus] * faithful in Christ Jesus: a 2 grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 2:1-3 5004 human race, and sin 5790 anger, divine 6155 fall, of Adam and Eve 6156 fall, of humanity 6186 evil scheming 6250 temptation, sources 6615 atonement, necessity 8846 ungodliness. 6… (F), 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,(G) who has blessed us in the heavenly realms(H) with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Next Chapter» Ephesians 1 (King James Version) 1 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: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Bu t it seems that He had only heard about them from verses 15 and 16 of Ephesians Chapter 1. Paul says he prays for the Ephesians. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. Answer the questions below and then click "OK" to send your answers. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath. Ephesians 1:1–23 Greeting. I’m a born again Christian. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, 4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, 5 2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,(BG) 2 in which you used to live(BH) when you followed the ways of this world(BI) and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,(BJ) the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. Praise God Always for the blessing of His Word. 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: Ephesians 2:1-5 6660 freedom, through Christ Greeting - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Eph 2:1-22. Chapter. (2 a.) 14. 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: 22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church.