Ephesians Outline - • 3:1-13—Apostolic foundation of...

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Literary Analysis By Tim Thyne Unity in Christ – Our Identity (1:1 – 3:21) o Indicative - a mood that represents the act or state as an objective fact 1:3-14—Introduction Looks back to the design of God before all time Looks at the present Looks to the future Prayer and thanksgiving 2:1-10—Then and now “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.” 2:11-22—Unity of the church Jews and Gentiles united – “His purpose was to create in himself one new man out of the two, thus making peace…” (2:15b) o Unity in the body of Christ is the single most important challenge.
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Unformatted text preview: • 3:1-13—Apostolic foundation of the church • Unity in the body of Christ – Walk in Christ(4:1 – 6:24) o Imperative - something that demands attention or action; an unavoidable obligation or requirement; necessity 4:1-16 Gifts – Christ as the head 4:17-24 Then and now 4:25-32 Life in community 5:1-21 Walk in the light – be imitators of God 5:22-6:9 Household order 6:10-20 God’s armor Put on Work Cited Page: Bayer, Hans F. “Ephesians: Context”. Life and Letters of Paul (2006): 2. <http://www.covenantseminary.edu/worldwide/en/NT230/NT230 _SG_25.pdf>....
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