BBC: Ephesians Introduction

BBC: Ephesians Introduction

The following outline was derived after multiple readings of the text in different translations leading up to the start of the nearl 80 weeks of teaching time. Of everything written, this alone remains unchanged and continues to be an abridged roadmap for the study of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.

  1. Purposeful Plan of God (1:1 – 2:10)

    a. Praise of God (1:1 – 1:14)

    b. Power of God (1:15 – 1:23)

    c. Product of Christ (2:1 – 2:10)

  2. Purposeful Provision of Christ (2:11 – 3:13)

    a. Christ Removes Division (2:11 – 2:22)

    b. Christ Revealed for Gentiles (3:1 – 3:13)

    c. Christ Riches Given (3:14 – 3:21)

  3. Purposeful Christian Living (4:1 – 5:20)

    a. Unity and Specialty (4:1 – 4:13)

    b. Unity in Christ-like Life (4:14 – 4:32)

    c. Unity Against Darkness (5:1 – 5:20)

  4. Purposeful Relationships (5:21 – 6:24)

    a. Intimate Requirements (5:21 – 5:33)

    b. Inferior Reverence (6:1 – 6:9)

    c. Intentional Equipping (6:9 – 6:17)

    d. Insistent Encouragement (6:18 – 6:24)

*The Bible Blogging Commentary is a slow and simple treading of the Scriptures. No quotes from other theologians and no explicit Greek/Hebrew lessons.*

 

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