Ephesians 2:1-10 (KJV)

Chapter 1 of Ephesians primarily deals with the Spiritual possessions of a Christian. Chapter 2 of the epistle has much to do with the position of a Christian within the Body of Christ.  The comparison could also be represented as benefits versus how to knowledge (Or better yet, what has already been done by Jesus).Continue reading “Ephesians 2:1-10 (KJV)”

Ephesians 1:15-23 (KJV)

1:15-16 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers Paul often reflected on his thankfulness for the testimonies and faiths of other believers. This is a pattern within the writingsContinue reading “Ephesians 1:15-23 (KJV)”

Ephesians 1:1-14 (KJV)

*Follow along in a Bible to see the verses 1:1- “Paul” is the first word of every epistle he authored. Often, Paul defended his position of apostleship early in the majority of his epistles. Here in this epistle, the pattern is reciprocated.  The pattern is of particular importance because of the constant scrutiny of falseContinue reading “Ephesians 1:1-14 (KJV)”

Ephesians Background & Introduction

Ephesians  6 chapters, 155 verses, and 3,022 words (KJV). 1 of the 9 epistles written by Paul to seven various churches. This excludes the pastoral epistles.  These 9 letters can be divided as: Salvation in Christ Romans  1 & 2 Corinthians  Galatians  Body of Christ Ephesians Philippians  Colossians Coming of Christ 1 & 2 Thessalonians Continue reading “Ephesians Background & Introduction”