Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

an exposition by Charles Rosenbury Erdman

Publisher: Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich

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Edition Notes

Originally published: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, 1931.

Statementby Charles R. Erdman.
SeriesErdman commentaries on the New Testament
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22341838M
ISBN 100801033969

Neither is it true that in Ephesians the Law is spoken of slightingly, as some say, by the reference to circumcision (). In no case is the doctrinal portion of the epistle counter to that of the acknowledged Pauline epistles, though in the matter of the church, and of Christ’s relationship to it and to the universe, there is evidence of progress in the apostle’s conception of the. Ephesians and Colossians Summary The Epistle to the Ephesians. Here we have yet another letter from the Apostle Paul. You may remember him from such New Testament letters as Romans and 1 time, Paul's writing to the church in Ephesus and, boy, does he have a lot to say. THE EPISTLE OF ST. PAUL TO THE EPHESIANS Ephesus was the capital of Lesser Asia, and celebrated for the temple of Diana, to which the most part of the people of the East went frequently to worship. But St. Paul having preached the Gospel there, for two years the first time and afterwards for about a year, converted many. He wrote this Epistle to them when he was a .   St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians: A Re 3/5.

The Epistle to the Ephesians, also called the Letter to the Ephesians and often shortened to Ephesians, is the tenth book of the New authorship has traditionally been credited to Paul the Apostle, although this has been challenged.. Quotes []. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every . A: The book known as the Epistle to the Ephesians is actually not a letter at all, but an encyclical to all Christians. The oldest and best manuscripts do not have the address to the Ephesians. The Epistles of Paul - Ephesians Part 2: The Foundation of the Prophets. Opening our presentation of this epistle to the Ephesians, we saw Paul of Tarsus begin to describe the purpose of the will of Yahweh God in relation to His plan for the ages: that He has had a particular people who were chosen from the “foundation of the society” who were preordained for the position of .

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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 1 Geneva Bible (GNV) The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians. 1 1 After the salutation, 4 he entreateth of the free election of God, 5 and adoption. 7, 13 from whence man’s salvation floweth, as from the true and natural fountain: and because so high a mystery cannot be understood, 16 he prayeth that the full, 20 knowledge of Christ, may by God be reavealed unto.

The Epistle To The Ephesians Introduction AUTHOR The apostle Paul (; ). Early sources in church history that attribute this letter to Paul include: Irenaeus ( A.D.), Clement of Alexandria ( A.D.), and Origen ( A.D.).

Polycarp ( A.D.) attests to its canonicity in his own epistle to the Philippians (chapter 12). THE RECIPIENTS. The Epistle to the Ephesians: A Verse by Verse Exposition - Kindle edition by Bruce, F.F.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Epistle to the Ephesians: A Verse by Verse by: 4. Paul stated that he was a prisoner at the time he wrote the Epistle to the Ephesians (see Ephesians ; ; ).

Ephesians may have been written during Paul’s first imprisonment in Rome, around A.D. 60–62 (see Guide to the Scriptures, “Pauline Epistles,” ). Preface to the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians Ephesus was a city of Ionia, in Asia Minor, and once the metropolis of that part of the world.

The ancient city was situated at the mouth of the river Cayster, on the shore of the Aegean Sea, about 50 miles south of Smyrna.

If, moreover, Paul knew that, before reaching Colossæ, Tychicus would deliver the Epistle to the Ephesians to the Christians at Laodicea, there was no reason why he should insert greetings for the Laodiceans in his Epistle to the Colossians (Colossians ).

It is more probable that the Epistle to the Ephesians was written in the second place. The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians: An Exposition Hardcover – January 1, by Charles Rosenbury Erdman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). It was written while Paul was a prisoner in Rome (Ephesians Ephesians ; Ephesians ). The epistle opens with some very grand utterances about the eternal purpose and foreknowledge of God respecting Christ and his Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians book of redemption, and also respecting the call of the Gentiles to be partakers with God's ancient people in his grace.

Paul shows how the good news should create ethnically diverse communities that are unified by devotion to Jesus and to each other. In the book of Ephesians, we see how the gospel story affects believers' everyday lives. God the Father planned throughout history for Jesus to create a multi-ethnic community of followers.

This is the holy book of Ephesians, known as "The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians". The recording is dramatized, from the King James Bible. This is, in my opinion, the best and most. Paul's Greeting to the Ephesians. 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God.

To the saints in Ephesus, a the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings (Romans )3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in.

Paul was part of a city riot by threatened temple workers (Acts ) 7. Paul gave the Ephesian leaders a farewell address in the town of Miletus (Acts ) V. PURPOSES OF THE BOOK OF EPHESIANS. No particular problem is. Bible Dictionary Project Book The book of Ephesians is an epistle written by Paul to the church in Ephesus.

It takes the form of a letter aimed at addressing the Christian congregation. Paul wrote the letter, along with several other epistles, while incarcerated in a Roman prison.

WHAT WAS “THE EPISTLE FROM LAODICEA?”. by Shawn Brasseaux. Colossians says: “And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.” What was “the epistle from Laodicea?” A missing Bible Book—that is, one of the New Testament pseudepigraphal, or.

Title: Commentary on the Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians By: Robert Rollock Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Reformation Heritage / Soli Deo Gloria Publication Date: Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Paul wrote this letter we know as the Book of Ephesians to settle or establish the Ephesians in the truth, and to acquaint them with the mystery of the gospel.

In this Ephesians Bible study we learn that Paul tells of the great privilege of the Ephesians. The Pauline epistles, also called Epistles of Paul or Letters of Paul, are the thirteen books of the New Testament attributed to Paul the Apostle, although the authorship of some is in these epistles are some of the earliest extant Christian documents.

They provide an insight into the beliefs and controversies of early part of the canon of the. Paul gives thanks and prays for the Ephesians - Ephesians Redemption has been accomplished - Ephesians Prayer for Ephesians' strength, praise to God - Ephesians Specific instructions for Christian living - Ephesians Putting on the Full Armor of God - Ephesians Conclusion and blessing - Ephesians 6 Author: Jack Zavada.

Ephesians - Chapter 1 Ephesians 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: Ephesians Grace [be] to you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians Ephesians, is the forty-ninth book in the Christian Bible, and the tenth in the New book is thought to have been written by the Apostle Paul to the people of Ephesus while he was imprisoned in Rome, around 62 A.D.

However, the words "in Ephesus" do not appear in the best and earliest hand copies of the letter, leading most textual critics, like Bart Ehrman, to regard.

The Epistles of the Bible are all found in the New Testament. They include 21 of the New Testament’s 27 books, extending from Romans to Jude. Thirteen of these Epistles were written by the apostle Paul: Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.

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.

Preview to the Study of Ephesians A reference book that is an essential in any study that involves the Apostle Paul, whether his epistles or his activities and speeches in the Acts of the Apostles, is the masterful history "The Life andFile Size: 1MB.

Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The Apostle Paul is the writer of the Epistle to the Ephesians.

The date of this Epistle was A. 64 and it was written in Rome. Ephesians is the first of the Prison Letters of the Apostle Paul. This letter, along with the Epistle to the Colossians and the Epistle to Philemon, was sent to the respective groups by Tychicus and is the most.

Ephesians is, in particularly, so important for us, because this was one of the 'prison epistles' of the Apostle Paul.

Let's go back to the book of Acts and let's see how this whole situation developed in Ephesus. Ephesus was the great city of the goddess Diana.

I'm sure all of you are well aware of the mother-goddess type of thing. Ephesians Geneva Bible (GNV) The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians.

1 1 After the salutation, 4 he entreateth of the free election of God, 5 and adoption. 7, 13 from whence man’s salvation floweth, as from the true and natural fountain: and because so high a mystery cannot be understood, 16 he prayeth that the full, 20 knowledge of Christ, may by God be reavealed unto.

Most early writers spoke of the epistle as having been addressed to the Ephesians. Authorship. Paul names himself as the author of the epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians and ).

Several of the early church writers site the book of Ephesians, for example Irenaeus and Clement of Alexandria both state that Paul was its author. also probable that the Epistle to the Romans was at some time shortened by St.

Paul himself to chs. i-xiv and references to Rome (i. 7, 15} struck out in order that it might be used as a circular letter. Our Epistle was, then, probably a letter intended for Ephesus and the neighbouring churches, including Laodicea and Hierapolis (Col.

iv. Paul, when he did this epistle, for the first time really understood that He was not going to return during his lifetime. That makes it very important for us to understand, because Ephesians becomes the most important and principle epistle or instruction for us so that we can grow in grace and knowledge and come to the resurrection of Jesus.Eph.

Let no 1a corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but only that which is good for 2b building up, according to the need, that it may give 3c grace to those who hear.Paul’s mission had been so successful at turning people from idol worship to the worship of Jesus Christ that the craftsmen of the city who sold pagan statues created an uproar about the threat to their trade (see Acts –41).

Paul probably wrote the book of Ephesians during his first Roman imprisonment around A.D. 60–