ii. Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh; who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands; that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. We need not look for evidence of regeneration before we tell men to believe and be saved. Christ suffered on the cross, and the Spirit disseminated the message of the cross, in order that we can have access to the Father. God will never stop dealing with us on the basis of grace, and will forever continue to unfold its riches to us through eternity. C. The reconciliation of Jews and Gentiles in Jesus. God uses the bringing together Jew and Gentile into the Church as a preview of His ultimate work of summing up all things into Jesus Christ. a. DAY ONE Questions and Answers.

3. The sin nature inherited from Adam influenced the old man, but the world system and Satan do also. iv.

"fellow citizens ... fitted together... built together into a dwelling of God". iii. ii. May no one ever lay any other foundation.

“The precise form of words here stresses two things. -------------------- “And the separation was intensified and emphasized by those institutions which were, in part, designed to isolate Israel from the world, until the fit time for the wider blessing.

“The domain of the air, in fact, is another way of indicating the heavenly realm, which, according to Ephesians 6:12, is the abode of those principalities and powers, world-rulers of this darkness and spiritual forces of wickedness against which the people of Christ wage war.” (Bruce), ii. This is the grace secret of the Christian life. i. But the point of Christ crucified is not gore, but love. Ephesians 2 falls into three strongly connected parts. Every reason for God’s mercy and love is found in Him. And He ‘annulled’ them by fulfilling them, in His sacrificial work; thus at once reconciling man to God and man to man.” (Moule). And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins. Something was needed to "put to death the enmity" not only between people and God, but also between people and people. Through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father: They enjoy the same access to God, access that comes by one Spirit to the Father. And that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God: The work of salvation is God’s gift. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a Johannine Writings -------------------- Below are some preliminary questions to assist in the study of this passage. b.

But the hose brings water to the place you can benefit from it. c. Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone: This corner stone “literally means at the tip of the angle.

The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are united in working together to save us.