how the mystery was made known to me by revelation

The Mystery of Christ

By David Maby | July 17, 2020

Ephesians 3:1-6 1 For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles — 2 assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you, 3 how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. 4…

In whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.

A Dwelling Place for God

By David Maby | May 31, 2020

Ephesians 2:18-22 18 For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. 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, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being…

reconciliation: that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.

Reconciliation Brings Peace

By David Maby | May 26, 2020

Ephesians 2:14-17 14 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16…

remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

Separated from Christ

By David Maby | May 20, 2020

Ephesians 2:11-13 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 strangers to the covenants of promise,…

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them

Good Works

By David Maby | May 16, 2020

Ephesians 2:8-10 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that…

God, rich in mercy, the great love with which he loved us, dead in our trespasses, alive together with Christ, by grace you have been saved

By grace you have been saved

By David Maby | May 14, 2020

Ephesians 2:4-7 4 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, 5 even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ — by grace you have been saved — 6 and raised us up with him and seated us with him in…

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience

Dead in Sin.

By David Maby | May 10, 2020

Ephesians 2:1-3 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in the passions of our…

And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

Head over all things.

By David Maby | May 8, 2020

Ephesians 1:22-23 And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all. In the previous post we saw that Jesus is above all authorities. In these last two verses of chapter one Paul…

far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named

Above every Name

By David Maby | May 5, 2020

Ephesians 1:19-21 …and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and…