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Ephesians – Growing Up

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Ephesians – Assignment of Believers

 

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Paul’s List order Controversy (decreasing)
Apostles Evangelist
Prophets Teacher
Evangelist Shepherd
Shepherds Apostles
Teachers Prophets

Purpose

  • to prepare G_D’s people for work
  • building up of the Ekklesia
  • in unity of faith to maturity

 

Ephesians – Purpose of the Ekklesia

Don’t lose focus 

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  • Ephesians 2:11-22
    • Abolish  (Ephesians 2:15) Katargeo – Render Inoperative VS Destroy (Matthew 26:61) Katalyo – destroy, demolish

Purpose of the Ekklesia

  1. Draw to Himself gentiles
  2. Provoke unbelieving Israel to jealousy
  3. A dwelling place on earth for the G_d of Israel
  4. To make known to the world the wisdom of the G_d of Israel
  5. To bring eternal glory to the G_d of Israel

Malachi – Messenger of YHVH

Malachi  

Malachi  

Yahweh has hidden

 

Zephaniah (Study Notes)  

Zephaniah  

Ephesians – Mystery Revealed

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  • Ephesians 3:1-10
    • Ephesians 3:2 – Stewardship – oikonomia – Administration, Dispensation
    • Ephesians 3:3 – Revelation – apokalypsis – laying bare, making known
    • Ephesians 3:4 – Mystery – mystērion – hidden thing, secret, a hidden purpose of counsel
    • Ephesians 3:6 – Fellow Heirs – symmetochos – partaking together with one, a joint partaker
      • Colossians 1:24-27
    • Ephesians 3:10 – Made Known – gnōrizō – make known, be recognized
  • Ephesians 3: 11-21
    • Ephesians 3:18
      • Breadth – platos – suggesting great extent
      • Length – mēkos – length, literally or figuratively
      • Height – hypsos – of measurement, of place, heaven, high station
      • Depth – bathos – depth, of “the deep” sea, extreme, of the deep things of G_D
      • Romans 8:37-39
    • Acts 15:13-18
      • Amos 9:11-12 – all the nations – gowy / goyim – non-Hebrew people
    • Isaiah 49:6