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 …

Ephesians 2 Peace on the Construction Site

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The way things were Dead in rebellion Used to ‘walk’ World path Leader Prince of the power of the air Who is that? Spirit in people who by nature are disobedient We all were those Driven by physical and mental desires God’s general response? Wrath and our anti-life with typical humanity God’s specific response? Loved us and gave us love that gives life How are we saved from deadly world/path? Resurrection with Christ, and act of grace Where does that put us? Seated with Christ on the throne from which …

Ephesians 2 How we got adopted into God’s family

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Ephesians 2:1-22 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins (2) 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– (3) among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. (4) But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great …