John Piper on Ephesians 3:10

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Piper does an excellent exposition: 1) Who are these principalities and powers?the principalities and powers (of Ephesians 3:10) are supernatural hosts in league with Satan and have a cosmic influence on the course of this age, its people, inventions, and institutions. These are the beings to whom the church is to demonstrate the manifold wisdom of God. 2) What is the divine wisdom the church is to make known to them?So the mystery of Christ is that in His death on the cross He purchased not just eternal life for …

John’s Teaching Notes from Ephesians

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We’ve already gone in-depth on the verse-by-verse & this lesson assumes some knowledge of the text. We’ll try to continue bringing the teaching out of the text, but with focus on the aspect of our new identity & position in Christ, & on the hope that we now have – how that plays out in our lives. What is hope?Maybe the best way to discover what you think hope is by asking…Where do you place your own hope?HOPE… is something we anticipate w/ pleasure, expectation & confidence – it gives …

Karla’s Clever Summation

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Karla has a thing about numbers. We have to monitor her to make sure she does not slip into numerology J Here is her latest application of… special thinking. Unfortunately, her unusual procedures don’t come too far off the mark of what we have been looking for: a short overview of the argument made in Ephesians. The verse 10’s of Ephesians 1:10 And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth. 2:10 For we are …