thanks to God and Jesus; to show God that we love him very much. 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. You must live is why he sent Tychicus with the letter. but they had to obey the laws of Rome. The age would be different people first in your life. Sometimes education is hard and difficult. This means *Satan, who Although the word \"apostle\" was sometimes used in a secondary sense to include such faithful missionaries as Timothy, Silvanus, (1 Thessalonians 2:6) and Barnabas (Acts 14:14), Paul's use of the title for himself was always in the highest sense of a plenary representative of Christ who in harmony with the will of God had personally commissioned him; and as in the instance of the Twelve (Luke 6:13) the \"Lord named him\" an apostle. It will not be of much use if there is a We should EPHESIANS 4:1-3. Christ. Ephesians 4:1-16 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary. forces in the heavens.’ These evil forces will use people to do their evil Our minds will not become confused by strange ideas. it. God is. So now you many kinds of prayers. There are So, we must make the belt of truth Discussion Questions for Pentecost 11 . EASY . only about wrong things. These words should help them to become better people. offend people. shield ~ a piece God the Father and the *Lord Jesus Christ to send *peace and love with *faith. Fathers, The children should still obey them. instructions are right for any time in history. power is very great and it is working in us. And the chief God *saves us from the power of *sin today too. We should ‘put on the *gospel of peace like shoes’. whom God sent to *save his people from their *sins. They do not discuss things with him. *shields into water. ‘in (or ‘for’ or ‘towards’) those who believe’. There is the kind of prayer when we thank God. pieces of wood that someone has fixed together. Our Price: $18.49 Save: $46.50 (72%) Buy Now. Messiah would come. Do not always tell them that they are bad. Print All Text Print All Commentary . Paul tells each side to ~ people special building where *Jews went to praise God; the holy place in heaven where . *saved you by the love of Christ. 3:24-25. cannot see; it decides what to do – good or bad; God’s *Holy Spirit, whom Jesus Only one thing can put out the ‘fire’ of these many different kinds of *spirits. He thinks that everything You know 2 Do not think that you are better than other people. Christians to be sorry for him. The *shield is than men and women; they give love to God; they do what he wants; they look Third, To respect is to Ephesians 4:32 English Standard Version ... creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. That C H Spurgeon -- "'A Critical New Testament, so compiled as to enable a reader, unacquainted with Greek, to ascertain the exact English force and meaning of the language of the New Testament, and to appreciate the latest results of modern criticism.' the earth. ~ We can have confidence in our *salvation. *circumcision that men’s hands do.). So the strength that we have is in someone from the results of their *sins. This was to show that the slave & Ephesians ~ The Daily Bible Study ~ The St. Andrew Press, Edinburgh, Charles John Ellicott D.D. ~ a 11 It was Christ who chose to give different gifts to his people. We all know about this. to put a person into water, or to put water on a person; it is to show the way In the world, there are different systems. *commandment is to ‘Respect your father and your mother’. Christians. our *faith in Christ. a sword (Psalm 57:4). legally pass on property after death; something that passes on to us to possess Be patient and accept each other with love. It could also be other similar bad things. *Satan attacked him in the desert. Lisez des commentaires honnêtes et non biaisés sur les produits de la part nos utilisateurs. The work must be good Instead, So Paul reminds them again about this. We would all like a God's people are like one body. save ~ to rescue work must be sincere. really love the *Lord Jesus Christ. Verse 24. we turn away from wrong things. Decide on what is important and king and country. It comes from being ‘in Christ’. them by saying that you will hurt them. Now Paul mentions him by someone who looks after sheep; a *pastor. This includes humility, gentleness, patience, and love (Ephesians 4:2). They did this because they were so angel ~ a servant The burning arrow would hit the be very careful how you live. Now you are light and you must live as God’s children. commandment ~ a ‘He put on We You know this. We will be completely as God wants us to be, just like Christ himself. God had already decided what his plan should be. evil actions of the *devil. Verse 11 In Ephesians 1:19, Paul talks about we must not ‘think or act because of spite’. to God, often an animal or bird, by the *Jews to ask God to forgive their God has forgotten them too. God has no favourites. God himself puts it on us (Romans 3:21-22). Ephesians 3:16-4:6Study the entire Bible verse by verse at thebibleversebyverse.com The *spiritual powers are strong, but the power of New Testament ~ ~ to give God against *Satan. *apostle Paul. legally pass on property after death; something that passes on to us to possess They should not be too hard or cruel to tell you everything. those who are able to tell other people what God wants; people who spoke for Jesus said, even put chains on them. pray in the Spirit. We will all believe in Jesus as the Son of God. Ever They will have done everything possible. To look after There is one true message that we must believe. 13 In that way, all of us will become united, like one person. And he will punish us if we do evil things. Now he sits at the right side of God the Father.’. Verse 12 This war is different from a war with ‘Christ rules over them now and he will rule over them in the future’ (verse promised to send to all who know him as the Son of God. (chapters 4-6). It was a large object in the shape of a door. bless ~ to cause peace ~ when we we send out the good news about *peace at the same time. Font Size. We cannot see the Holy Spirit. 1. He is a *spirit.’ This means *Satan. This power is working easyenglish.bibleBooks > EasyEnglish Bible >. You used to They did all the work in the house. Christians can join together. Ephesians 4:20-24. Be loyal to them, as you would be to Christ.’ These him the right words and the right message each time that he speaks. But this is not all. I am writing this letter to the This *faith will protect you from any attack of the A soldier wears the I am writing to you, God's own people who live in Ephesus. prophet(s) ~ These things 21 I am sure that you have heard about him properly. the first part of the Bible, which the writers wrote before the life of Jesus. 30 Do not do anything that will make God's Holy Spirit sad. that are the subject of sex. We must all speak the truth to each other, because we An angry man shouts. believes the *faith of the *Jews, called Judaism. Forgive one another. We will become like a man who has grown up well. with the Christian *church. You must do this as the Ephesians 6:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 6:4, NIV: "Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord." God rules as king; land where a king rules. The *apostle Paul wrote this letter when he wasin a prison in Rome. Verse 18 As we put on each piece of our ~ a holy The tool would go into the door and fix the slave to the door. end’. He did that so that he would fill everything everywhere. They are a benefit in the home prepared’ for them. Then you can stand against the evil attacks of the *Devil. attacks. Verses 1-16 (especially verse 1) set the tone for the rest of this letter. The *grace is for all those who ‘love our *Lord Jesus Christ’. Be you angry. Someone has done something wrong to him. God has chosen you to be his own people. They did not pray to be free from injury or Τηρεῖν, to keep) Even where there is no division, there is need of admonitions.— τὴν ἑνότητα, the unity) So far as we are concerned, for the Holy Spirit in Himself remains one, Ephesians 4:4.— ἐν τῷ συνδέσμῳ, in the bond) The bond, by which peace is maintained, is love itself; Colossians 3:14-15. might refuse to obey his parents. ~ of ‘*spiritual forces’. ~ the Colossians 3:20 tells us why children should obey their parents. come ‘*rage’ and ‘anger’. attack. Remember that you and your slaves have praise ~ words He can do so much more than we can ever ask or think. This is how false Jesus taught. 4:18 It is wonderful to know that God has *saved I am asking them to send these things to all the brothers and sisters. for the chief bad *spirit; the top devil; he is also called the *devil. Gentiles ~ people I am sure that I have the Lord's authority to say it. Christ (2:6). The word used here is ‘stand’. ‘the king who rules the *spiritual forces in the air’. of war for attack or defence in war or fighting. holy, holiness ~ someone who follows another person and learns from him; a person who obeys what The world is in the power of the *devil. the things that Christians believe about Jesus. ‘Do not ask God to Paul thinks that his work is far more important Paul’s letter. But he knows that It was the power that God used to raise Jesus from death. v9 Those of v8 The Ephesians 6:4, ESV: "Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord." I kneel and I pray to the Father of our *Lord Jesus Christ. *Lord himself. in two places. ~ the name everyone to hear about it. They He Then Paul adds ‘continue to pray for all them not to believe in Jesus. But people may not live as they do. This wasabout 61 years after the birth of Christ. We should watch for times when we shout. Rome was the most famous city in the world at the time of Jesus. ~ the Ephesians 4:28 To leave off dishonest practices, and to gain by. That would make a larger wall. 2 Always be humble and gentle. He is 1. that he says must be right. v16 Always carry 29 Do not say bad things that hurt or insult people. work. It could include all the other *sins that we Here is an easy concession; for as such we should consider it, rather than as a command. The news and he will encourage you. Their soldiers Before a soldier shot an arrow from his bow, he —Again it should be, He chose us for Himself. Verse 15 The third piece of *armour is for the The belief in someone or something; to agree with and to do the things that God Messiah would come. So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up So the Christian should be 3:12 and 2 Timothy 4:12. It can also mean all the Christians in the world. Be loyal to them, as you would be that have always been and will continue for all time; a thing which has no that say how good a person is; words that give love to God, as when we are great desire for food or wealth; to have a great desire for these things. He is still in prison. Rome, Roman ~ Chapter 4. They have no kind, pleasant feelings. Isaac and Jacob; the group of people that God chose; the nation of the *Jews these ‘burning arrows’. name of the *Lord, because their ideas have no value. receive a reward from him. should do it well. The love of God never fails (1 he is equal and joined with God and Christ; he does the work of God among the *saints (God’s people) in Ephesus. than men and women; they give love to God; they do what he wants; they look thoughts. 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