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Ephesians – Purpose of the Ekklesia

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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

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Yahweh has hidden

 

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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

Ephesians – Two Kinds of People

 

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Ephesians – Who’s in charge?

 

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  • Ephesians 1:19-23
    • Matthew 16:18
      • Peter: Petros – “a rock or a stone”, one of the twelve disciples of Yeshua
      • Rock: petra – “a rock, a large stone”, metaphorically, by reason of firmness and strength of soul
        • referring to Matthew 16:16: Peter’s confession/statement: “You (Iesous/Yeshua: “Yehovah is salvation”) are the Christ (Christos/Messiach: “Anointed” ), the Son (huios) of the living God (Theos/Yehovah)
      • Church: (Ekklesia/Qahal): Assembly. Wrongly translated as church, Anglo-Saxon “Circ”

Ephesians – Paul’s Good News

 

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