5 years ago. Ephesians 5:7, ESV: "Therefore do not become partners with them;" Ephesians 5:7, KJV: "Be not ye therefore partakers with them." }, “Therefore, putting away lying, ‘Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,’ for we are members of one another.”  (Zechariah 8:16 and Ephesians 4:25), Even as the region of “neighbors” grew throughout the Empire, the extent of the one body of the one church also grew and the many neighbor-members of whom the church at Ephesus was spiritual joined. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him. In other words, deal with it like any other problems with action and prayer, and do not allow the devil to take advantage of you here as in any other problems. Ephesians 1:7-9 New King James Version (NKJV) 7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, 9 having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, 5 He Ephesians 1:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture. And certainly, you see in the larger context of Colossians 1, especially in 1:26 with “the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints”, an awareness of Paul that part of his ministry was revelation, “to reveal” those mysteries to the saints. 6:5  Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. In the Passion Movement, there are many very strange alliances afoot to be leaders of the millennial generation of youth, and now we learn not only are Louie Giglio, founder of Passion and his wife on the board of Regents at Baylor University, but Louie’s group is institutionalizing itself with Dallas Theological Seminary in a Global Passion Seminary. }, “‘For this reason, a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church.”  (Ephesians 5:31,32 and Genesis 2:24). Read full chapter. Ephesians Chapter 6 6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; 7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: Ephesians 6 Children and Parents. {Don’t you just love the boldness, generalizations, and comments of Carroll in a set of commentaries not verse by verse or strictly exegetical, but more topical, practical, and a total look at all of the Bible as well as some of the best of scholarship? The function or office of any Christian in the church depends upon the gift which he possesses. NOTE:  The greatest Bible arguments against these so called Christian leaders is:  (1) they are in it for the money, (2) popularity is these days of the falling away is a no-no; and (3) any leader that promotes an optimistic future for youth or anybody contrary of God’s clear statements that these are the pessimistic and realistic times of the great apostasy called the falling away, they are like all the prophets, priests, and people of Jeremiah touting “Peace, peace, peace” for the future when God has said that there will not be peace, and it is a reminder of what Paul said, “If in this life only we have peace, we are of all men most miserable.”  Plain and simple, it is not good Bible like Swaggart and these Passion people, by the way almost all Pentecostal and tending to special revelations from themselves, also condemned in Jeremiah. “‘that is may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.’” (Ephesians 6:3 and Deuteronomy 5:16). Carroll in AN INTERPRETATION OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE; well, Carroll always a lover of history and knowledgeable on history, writes–, “Colosse is only sixteen miles from Hierapolis and only six miles from Laodicea–all right there together, all on the Lycus, a tributary of the Meander. By U Turn For Christ NM. Of course, he has an answer just like he or she has answers on all questions, difficult or otherwise. 1:1: 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:: 1:2: Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Forged In Fire Podcast . 2 t "Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 "that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land." Ephesians 1. Oryou can post the link on your socialmedia (Facebook, Twitter, etc. Also, we might note that Carroll considers the book of Hebrews to be a supplement to and a commentary on Colossians and Ephesians. Colossians 1:18, Christ remains the head of the church. How would this “philosophy” from the Greek education and this empty deceit from both the Greeks and the education of the Romans come, even of the Jews who denied the Christ? And that Colossians was written before and it partly the summarizing basis for Ephesians is seen in Ephesians 3 where Paul writes about “the mystery” previously written to them, and of how the recording of this mystery was part of His designated ministry. CHAPTER 2 *. 5:22-24  Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. Cite Share Print. “And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence.”  (Colossians 1:18), We might consider this as necessary in our study flow on Colossians and Ephesians as a definition of the firstborn as “the firstborn from the dead”. FEATURES. There are options set in 'Advanced Options' Clear Advanced Options. οὗ ἐγενήθην διάκονος —“of which I became a minister.” Colossians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 3:6. {You know what I mean, “God told me”, or “God gave me a special word for you”, or something similar not specifically based on any Scripture.} Well, this is easy as there are not direct quotes of OT Scriptures in the book of Colossians, so momentarily we will look at the possible paraphrases on the five quotes n Colossians that Paul uses in Ephesians; and we will look for other possible paraphrases as well as references to the OT. Lesson 5: Your Greatest Need (Ephesians 1:7-8a) Lesson 6: God’s Plan for the Ages (Ephesians 1:8b-10) Lesson 7: Glory to Our Sovereign God (Ephesians 1:11-12) Lesson 8: Secure in Him (Ephesians 1:13-14) Lesson 9: Knowing God More Deeply (Ephesians 1:15-17) Lesson 10: What God Wants You to Know (Ephesians 1:18-19) Lesson 11: God’s Mighty Power (Ephesians 1:19-23) Lesson … New Living Translation Don’t participate in the things these people do. chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 verse: verse 1 verse 2 verse 3 verse 4 verse 5 verse 6 verse 7 verse 8 verse 9 verse 10 verse 11 verse 12 verse 13 verse 14 verse 15 verse 16 verse 17 verse 18 verse 19 verse 20 verse 21 verse 22 verse 23 verse 24 verse 25 verse 26 verse 27 verse 28 verse 29 verse 30 verse 31 Paul ( 1:1 ; 3:1 ; cf Christian Bible is episode is the second in. “ grieve the Holy Spirit ” this extra-biblical proponent, then called the Special! 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