Though it may sound like a simple introduction, Paul’s prologue (or could be called the introduction or salutation) found in Ephesians 1:1-2, sets the foundation for the entire book of Ephesians.
Paul declares that he is an apostle of Jesus Christ by God’s will and that he is writing to the saints (the holy set-apart ones who have the life of Christ within) and believers in Ephesus.
In this expositional Bible study, we examine the keywords of this passage and show how Paul argues that our entire lives should be wrapped up and defined by Jesus Christ.
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Key Passage: Ephesians 1:1-2
Ephesians 1:1-2 – Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God,
To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
In Our Next Study Together …
I invite you to join me on this journey from the book of Ephesians to discover God’s eternal purpose, His plan for your
We will be looking at the prologue (introduction) found in Ephesians 1:1-2.
- I’d encourage you to read the entire book of Ephesians this week (preferably every day) …out loud (remember, it’s an epistle)
- look at the terms “grace” and “peace” and how the significance they play in an introduction from Paul
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The Deeper Christian Bible Study Series
The Deeper Christian Bible Study Series in Ephesians is an in-depth verse-by-verse study of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. These studies will guide you through this life-changing book of the Bible and give you practical application to help you grow in your faith, gain greater intimacy with Jesus, experience the victorious Christian life, and help you build your life around Jesus Christ.
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