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    Ephesians

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    Ephesians 2. Vs. 25: Paul begins with "Therefore…" Context is always important… Summarize the previous paragraph in one or two sentances, and show how it connects with the new paragraph. Paul is saying that that the way that these people had been living their lives is not the way that they were brought up. Paul is encouraging them to begin a new way of life as a Christian. In the next few paragraphs Paul is suggesting ways to live their new lives as Christians more thoroughly. 3. Vs. 25:

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    contain farcical elements, it is a complex, layered work that draws upon and reinterprets Plautine comedy. Shakespeare combines aspects of these Latin plays with biblical source material, chiefly the Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline Epistle to the Ephesians. While Menaechmi is the most frequently cited classical source for Errors, Plautus' Amphitruo is just as relevant an influence; Shakespeare's treatment of identity and its fragility is derived from this latter work. Of course, there are many other

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    Slavery In Ancient Rome

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    Ephesians 4:1-6 states, "As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of the peace. There is one body and one Spirit "just as you were called to one hope just as you were called to one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is the over all and through all and in all". This scripture

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    Daniel 10:1-21

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    of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds… Ephesians 6:12; 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 This chapter gives us the opportunity to consider those involved in the spiritual conflict Paul describes. There are several things for us to learn. One is the reality of the conflict – and the potential for suffering

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    Journey Of The Magi

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    Epiphany and was created the very year of Eliot’s conversion to Christianity (Fleisner, 66). Therefore the theme of religion is an important one if we are to analyse the poem correctly. In the book of Ephesians in the Bible, Paul describes the rebirth of the world upon Christ’s death, emphasising the Ephesians’ new life (2:4-5). This theme of death and rebirth is present in the poem Journey of the Magi, which, I will argue, is structurally and internally divided into three stages; corresponding to the

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    Ephesians is just one of the thirteen letters of Pauline theology and the most general of them all. In this epistle, the church of Ephesians is presented and celebrated as the body and bride of Christ (Longenecker & Still, 2014). Throughout the letter it expresses gratitude, reassures, and comforts the Ephesians during Paul’s imprisonment. The book was written in order to encourage God’s people to continue living the way God intended no matter what they may hear or see that would convince them otherwise

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    27; John, x, 36), while the Fourth Gospel declares Him to be the Word (Logos), Who in the beginning was with God and was God, by Whom all things were made. A similar doctrine is laid down by St. Paul, in his undoubtedly genuine Epistles to the Ephesians, Colossians, and Philippians. It is reiterated in the Letters of Ignatius, and accounts for Pliny's observation that Christians in their assemblies chanted a hymn to Christ as God. But the question how the Son was related to the Father (Himself

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    Ephesians

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    Introduction The author of Ephesians has been debated as well as the recipients of the letter. The authorship was not challenged until the late 18th century. Some scholars claim that the theology in Ephesians is different than that of the other Pauline epistles. Therefore, they recognize Luke as the author of Ephesians. However, any questionable material can be explained with logical reasoning and thus supporting Paul as the author. In Ephesians 1:1, Paul addresses the letter to “The saints… faithful

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    Letter to the Ephesians

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    Introduction As one begins to read the letter to the Ephesians, he is intrigued not only by the many topics that the letter mentions, but also the fact that there are some major differences between this book and Paul’s other writings. The purpose of this essay is to explore the book of Ephesians by commenting on critical issues, such as date, authorship, and setting, major theological themes, the purpose of the letter, and to offer an outline of the book itself. Critical Issues Critical issues include

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    Analysis Of Ephesians

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    Ephesians is comprised of six chapters and is considered a Deutero-Pauline epistle meaning that it is considered dispute. In other words, Ephesians is thought to perhaps not been written by the apostle Paul. The audience that this book is directed towards are the people of Ephesus who are already considered to be following Christ (Ephesians 1:1). Later, in Ephesians 2:11, the author states that the audience was previously considered to be Gentiles but had since been converted into followers of

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