The Message of Ephesians

The Message of Ephesians

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The Message of Ephesians

Millions have caught Karl Marx's vision of a New Man and a New Society. "Paul presents a greater vision still," writes John Stott. In his letter to the Ephesians the apostle "sees the human predicament as something even deeper than the injustice of the economic structure and so propounds a yet more radical solution. He writes of nothing less than a 'new creation.'"

John Stott expounds Paul's theme of uniting all things in Christ by uniting his church and breaking down all that separates us from God, one ethnic group from another, husband from wife, parent from child, master from slave. A book for all who want to build the church into the new society God has planned it to be.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877842873
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 08/13/1984
Series: The Bible Speaks Today Series
Pages: 311
Sales rank: 879,304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

General preface
Author's preface
Chief abbreviations
Introduction to the letter (1:1-2)I. New life
1. Every spiritual blessing - 1:3-14
2. A prayer for knowledge - 1:15-23
3. Resurrected with Christ - 2:1-10II. New society
4. A single new humanity - 2:11-22
5. Paul's unique privilege - 3:1-13
6. Confidence in God's power - 3:14-21III. New Standards
7. Unity and diversity in the church - 4:1-16
8. A new set of clothes - 4:17-5:4
9. More inventives to righteousness - 5:5-21New relationships
10. Husbands and wives - 5:21-33
11. Parents, children, masters and servants - 6:1-9
12. Principalities and powers - 6:10-20
13. Conclusion - 6:21-24
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