Category Archives: Ephesians

There is no shame in Christ.

Joanne and I were discussing the other day an issue that we have seen in family members, friends, and others we know who have a aboriginal background. In particular we were thinking of and praying for those who are christian. And … Continue reading

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The Armour of God. Eph 6.

Matt from Life Remixed has written a nice post on the Spiritual Armour mentioned in Ephesians 6. I have read and been taught some interesting practices about putting the Spiritual Armour on. There was a time when every morning I … Continue reading

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The unifying thought in Romans / Ephesians.

I propose that of all of Paul’s writings, the letter to the Ephesians is one that is closest to the letter to the Romans. While granted Ephesians is much shorter, I believe that they both have a similar genre and … Continue reading

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Unusual construct… it pays to double check.

I’m slowly gaining some confidence in understanding Greek and have been working through the book of Ephesians. Up till now I have been writing out a verse each day and working through the words that I recognise, without really trying … Continue reading

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Overcoming the principalities of darkness through incarnational ministry.

When I first became a Christian I was heavily influenced by some bad teaching regarding intercessory prayer. So with much gusto I would privately and corporately join be praying and yelling out prayers like…I bind you demons of alcoholism that … Continue reading

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The Drama of Ephesians…Timothy G. Gombis

I visited our local Christian book store on Friday with the intention to purchase a required text for Wisdom literature. Unfortunately they were sold out and they would have to get it in for me; with a $6.00 price rise…I … Continue reading

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Paul uses the same argument in Romans 9:4-5 & Ephesians 1:3-5

I have written a couple of times about how it’s my premise that in the book of Ephesians, Paul is speaking to Gentile believers in Ephesus who had developed a superior attitude towards the Jewish believers who were coming back … Continue reading

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Similarity between Romans 9 and Ephesians 1

A friend is preaching on Romans 9 this Sunday and made the comment how it was messing with his head… so I went and read Romans 9 this morning and noticed the similarities between Romans 9:1-5 and Ephesians 1:3-12 Romans … Continue reading

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One flesh; Christ and the church.

I was reading this passage in Ephesians tonight in the TNIV. 21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is … Continue reading

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Ephesians unfolded; who is predestined in chapter 1?

It is my contention that the doctrine of personal election / predestination is not supported by Paul in his letter to the Ephesians. I often hear Christians say that they were chosen before the creation of the world to be … Continue reading

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