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The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

Francis Foulkes

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

an introduction and commentary

by Francis Foulkes

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Published by Tyndale Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Ephesians -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Foulkes.
    SeriesThe Tyndale New Testament commentaries -- v. 10.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2695.3 F66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20799306M
    ISBN 100802814093

      Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians was likely written during the time of his two year house arrest in Rome (A.D. ). During this same period, Paul also wrote Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians. During this same period, Paul also wrote Colossians, Philemon, and : Keith Mathison. This book analyzes Paul's Letter to the Ephesians and demonstrates that the Letter's implied audience heard its individual units as a rich and complex pattern of chiastic structures. It shows that, not only is the entire Letter arranged in fifteen units that function as a comprehensive chiastic structure, but that each of these fifteen units in.

    1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, [] the faithful in Christ Jesus. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Praise for Spiritual Blessings in Christ. 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose. Introduction Colossians, Ephesians, Philippians and Philemon are prison epistle books that Paul wrote during his time when he was imprisoned in Rome. Lord brought Paul in a city called Rome to go and do the mission strategy which was given to the disciples by Jesus just before he ascended into heaven.

    Paul apparently wrote a letter to the Laodiceans that was also to be read in Colossae. The epistle to the Laodiceans was either another of Paul’s epistles (Ephesians?) or a letter that has not been preserved.” The “scholars” are generally agreed that the “epistle from Laodicea” was Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians. However, as you. The date of this Epistle was A. D. 64 and it was written in Rome. Ephesians is the first of the Prison Letters of the Apostle Paul. This letter, along with the Epistle to the Colossians and the Epistle to Philemon, was sent to the respective groups by Tychicus and is the most impersonal of all of Paul's letters to the churches. Bible.


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The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians by Francis Foulkes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians: An Exposition Hardcover – January 1, by Charles Rosenbury Erdman (Author)5/5(1). Paul's Greeting to the Ephesians. 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God.

To the saints in Ephesus, a the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings (Romans )3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms.

The epistle of Paul the apostle to the Ephesians Hardcover – January 1, by Oliver B Greene (Author)Author: Oliver B Greene.

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Written by some of the world's most distinguish /5. The Epistle of St. Paul to the Ephesians is one of the 4 Captivity Epistles, along with Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon.

Paul visited Ephesus in Asia Minor with Priscilla and Aquila on his second missionary journey, and returned to live in Ephesus on the Aegean Sea during his third missionary journey, for a total of three years (Acts ).

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians 1 1 After the salutation, 4 he entreateth of the free election of God, 5 and adoption. 7, 13 from whence man’s salvation floweth, as from the true and natural fountain: and because so high a mystery cannot be understood, 16 he prayeth that the full, 20 knowledge of Christ, may by God be reavealed unto the Ephesians.

We have to read the book itself and then deduce the purpose of the writer in writing it. This is the case with Ephesians.

Nowhere in this letter does Paul tell us explicitly why he wrote it. However, when we read the letter, his reasons for writing it become clear. There are four main reasons why Paul wrote this letter. The book of Ephesians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison).

Paul wrote it about A.D. The key personalities of Ephesians are the Apostle Paul and Tychicus. It was written to encourage believers to walk as fruitful followers of Christ and to serve in unity and love in the midst of persecution.

Bible Dictionary Project Book The book of Ephesians is an epistle written by Paul to the church in Ephesus. It takes the form of a letter aimed at addressing the Christian congregation. Paul wrote the letter, along with several other epistles, while incarcerated in a Roman prison. Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Circular Letter: Paul wrote the letter as a circular letter to all of the churches of Asia, but it came to be generally known as the letter to the Ephesians early on because Ephesus was the major city of Asia.

Therefore, early scribes inserted “in Ephesus” into the text 7. The Epistle To The Ephesians Introduction AUTHOR The apostle Paul (; ).

Early sources in church history that attribute this letter to Paul include: Irenaeus ( A.D.), Clement of Alexandria ( A.D.), and Origen ( A.D.). Polycarp ( A.D.) attests to its canonicity in his own epistle to the Philippians (chapter 12). THE RECIPIENTS. The EPISTLE of IGNATIUS to the EPHESIANS.

Of the Epistles of Ignatius. [The Epistles of Ignatius are translated by Archbishop Wake from the text of Vossius. He says that there were considerable differences in the editions; the best for a long time extant containing fabrications, and the genuine being altered and corrupted.

Letter of Paul to the Ephesians, New Testament writing once thought to have been composed by Paul in prison but more likely the work of one of Paul’s disciples, who probably wrote the text sometime before ad 90 while consulting Paul’s letter to the Colossians.

The words “in Ephesus” are lacking in the earliest manuscripts and citations. Paul’s mission had been so successful at turning people from idol worship to the worship of Jesus Christ that the craftsmen of the city who sold pagan statues created an uproar about the threat to their trade (see Acts –41).

Paul probably wrote the book of Ephesians during his first Roman imprisonment around A.D. 60– Others believe it to be the Epistle to the Ephesians.

The Latin Vulgate Epistle to the Laodiceans. For centuries some Western Latin Bibles used to contain a small Epistle from Paul to the Laodiceans. The oldest known Bible copy of this epistle is in a Fulda manuscript written for Victor of Capua in Christ redeems all things - Ephesians Paul gives thanks and prays for the Ephesians - Ephesians Redemption has been accomplished - Ephesians Prayer for Ephesians' strength, praise to God - Ephesians Specific instructions for Christian living - Ephesians Putting on the Full Armor of God - Ephesians 6 Author: Jack Zavada.

Introduction to the Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians Why study this book. “Ephesians is an epistle for all the world, for Jew and Gentile, for husband and wife, for parent and child, for master and servant. Ephesians Study Book: The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians KJV Study Bible Second Edition by Richard Craft.

This book is designed for group bible studies, however you can certainly use it for individual study. This Study Book is structured with colored-text to capture the attention and interest.

Paul closes the book of Ephesians with a challenge for believers to stand firm against spiritual evil that undermines unity and compromises their new humanity. It was written while Paul was a prisoner in Rome (Ephesians Ephesians ; Ephesians ). The epistle opens with some very grand utterances about the eternal purpose and foreknowledge of God respecting Christ and his work of redemption, and also respecting the call of the Gentiles to be partakers with God's ancient people in his grace.Paul wrote his letter to the Ephesians while in prison in Rome, probably around A.D.

Thus it was one of Paul’s four Prison Epistles, along with Philippians, Colossians and Philemon. The book has similarities to Colossians, suggesting it was written about the same time.If, moreover, Paul knew that, before reaching Colossæ, Tychicus would deliver the Epistle to the Ephesians to the Christians at Laodicea, there was no reason why he should insert greetings for the Laodiceans in his Epistle to the Colossians (Colossians ).

It is more probable that the Epistle to the Ephesians was written in the second place.