Ephesians 4-6

In Ephesians 1-3 Paul detailed the formation of Jews and Gentiles in Christ.  In the remainder of the epistle, Paul was concerned for how these two groups would be formed into one “new man” (4.24) in the contemporary church.  In many ways, Ephesians reads like a sermon; a doctrinal foundation … Continue reading

Ephesians 1-3

Ephesians is perhaps the most general of all of Paul’s letters.  While resembling some literary features of Colossians, it is doctrinally similar to the argument of Romans, detailing God’s work in Jews and Gentiles in history and in the church.  In Ephesians, Paul had in view especially Gentile Christians (2.11; … Continue reading