Alienation: Who We Once Were (Eph. 2:11-12) Verses 11-12 follow the pattern of verses 1-3. They paint for us the dark picture of what life apart from Christ involves. Praise God that our Father loved us so much that He sent His Son to redeem us. Paul wants his readers and us to remember how […]
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In Christ, We Are God’s Workmanship (Eph.2:8-10) We were not saved on our won merit. We did to deserve mercy, rather we deserved judgment. Salvation is entirely by grace, although we must appropriate that grace by obedience to the commands of God. But we must realize that we can never earn our salvation. We […]
With Christ, We Are Spiritually Alive (Eph. 2:4-7) In Ephesians 2:4-7 Paul describes the character of God, and the work of Christ. It is the “after” picture as a result of God’s gift. “But God…” starts off the text. This is in contrast to the previous verses. Praise God that the text of Paul’s […]