God’s Sovereignty in Salvation Part 4

We have already seen that the scriptures makes it very clear that both repentance and faith are gifts from God. We have seen that no human being can ever, on their own, decide to repent and place their faith in Jesus Christ. According to the correct reading and interpretation of scripture, that is clearly not […]

Ephesians 3:1-21 God’s Mystery Revealed

The Mystery of the Gospel Revealed Paul’s Stewardship of God’s grace Comment: Chapter 3 of Ephesians that we are about to study can really be titled “God’s Mystery Revealed”. Paul takes us through how God revealed the mystery, how he was used by God, the reason for the revelation and then ends the chapter with […]

Ephesians 2:19-22-We are One in Christ: The Status of Gentiles After the Cross; The Household of God and New Prophesies and Revelations

Status of Gentiles after Christ’s death on the cross 19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, Comment: Having created peace between Jews and Gentiles, having created one new man instead of two, and having reconciled us both […]

Ephesians 2:11-18 We are One in Christ: Our Status before and after the Cross

One in Christ Status of Gentiles before Christ 11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and […]

Ephesians 1: 7-10 – Spiritual Blessings in our Lord Jesus Christ Part 3

Redeemed by the Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, 8 which he lavished upon us, Word Study: Redemption, greek word “apolytrosis” which means literally an action of buying back of a slave or captive […]