by Printed and sold by Edes and Gill, in Queen-Street. in Boston .
Written in English
|Statement||By Joseph Buckminster A.M. Pastor of the church in Rutland.|
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 10572.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||59,  p.|
|Number of Pages||59|
The book of Ephesians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison). Paul wrote it about A.D. The key personalities of Ephesians are the Apostle Paul and Tychicus. It was written to encourage believers to walk as fruitful followers of Christ and to serve in unity and love in the midst of persecution. Ephesians 10 several early church documents such as The Apostle’s Creed state that Christ descended into hell. Another interpretation, however, would take the phrase to mean that Christ had to descend to earth, live, die on the cross, and resurrect from the dead in order to ascend into heaven. This exegesis will dig deep into many issues surrounding these scriptures and will explain these scriptures word for word so that the audience has a full understanding of Ephesians Section II Historical Context The book of Ephesians was written to the church of Ephesus, which was located in Asia Minor. Ephesians Along with a multitude of other verses, Ephesians makes it abundantly clear that, though works do not save a person, they are nonetheless required by works are required, understanding this aspect of the works issue comes down to comprehending when they are required and the reasons God requires them. While being called of God and led to .
15 Wood, Ephesians, 8. 16 The NA 26 marginal note is curious at this point, for though the parallel is noted there is no exclamation point (a sign indicating high degree of verbal assonance). 17 Wood, Ephesians, 9. 18 Ibid. We might add further that a decent case could be made that Ephesians is not quite as developed theologically as is. An outline of Ephesians intended to enhance and assist your study of God’s holy Word — His letter to you. Author: Paul vs. 1 Date: Ephesians was written around 62 A.D. Recipients: Ephesians, vs. 1 There has been some debate about whether this book was written to the Ephesians or was a circular letter to various churches, because not all manuscripts include . Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to Ephesians Author, Date, and Place of Writing. The author identifies himself as Paul (; ; cf. ,13; ; –20).Some have taken the absence of the usual personal greetings and the verbal similarity of many parts to Colossians, among other reasons, as grounds for doubting authorship by the apostle Paul. i ii A Prayer for Wisdom, expanded into a description of God’s power, as shown (a) in raising and exalting Christ (), (b) in raising and exalting us in Christ, whether Gentiles or Jews (ii ). ii The Gentile was an alien (11, 12), but is now one man with the Jew (); a fellow-citizen (19), and part of God’s house.
Ephesians “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” Ephesians "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes." Brief Summary: Doctrine occupies the greatest portion of the Book of Ephesians. Half of the teaching in. Although Colossians is similar to Ephesians, it is brief while the Book of Ephesians is much more articulate and extensive. Introduction to the Book of Ephesians. One cannot step over the threshold of this letter into the Book of Ephesians without being inundated with thoughts of God’s mercy and grace. Paul’s first statement, verses We see it again in Colossians , where he speaks of our "put[ting] off the old man with his deeds" and our "put[ting] on the new man." He uses the same figure of speech in Ephesians In Ephesians , the apostle goes a step further when he tells us how to dress the new man: "Put on the whole armor of God.". 2 Corinthians 4 - Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart.