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"Commentary on Saint Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians" is a collection of lectures on Ephesians given by St. Thomas Aquinas during his tenure as a lecturer at the University of Paris. This book consists of five chapters, each chapter consisting of lectures.
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A commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians, Philippians,Colossians, and to Philemon Paperback – J by Joseph Agar Beet (Author) See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Joseph Agar Beet. Preface to the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians Ephesus was a city of Ionia, in Asia Minor, and once the metropolis of that part of the world.
The ancient city was situated at the mouth of the river Cayster, on the shore of the Aegean Sea, about 50 miles south of Smyrna. “A commentary on such an epistle ought to be exegetical,” writes Macpherson in the Preface. He deals with all questions of textual and grammatical criticism where they arise, in so far as these seem of importance in elucidating the particular and precise meaning of the passages in which they occur.
Ephesians Paul, an apostle by the will of God — Not by any merit of my own; to the saints — Or holy persons, as τοις αγιοις properly signifies; who are at Ephesus — And in all the adjacent places: for this epistle was not directed to the Ephesians only, but likewise to all the other churches of Asia; and to the faithful in Christ Jesus — Or the believers, as the word.
St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians: a revised text and translation, with exposition and notes by Robinson, J.
Armitage (Joseph Armitage), Pages: We have to read the book itself and then deduce the purpose of the writer in writing it. This is the case with Ephesians. Nowhere in this letter does Paul tell us explicitly why he wrote it.
However, when we read the letter, his reasons for writing it become clear. There are four main reasons why Paul wrote this letter: 1.
Paul visited Ephesus with Priscilla and Aquila on his second missionary journey, and returned to live in Ephesus on the Aegean Sea during his third missionary journey, for a total of three years (Acts ).The Letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians follows his Letter to the Galatians and precedes his Letter to the Philippians in the New Testament of the Bible.
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See all 35 formats and editions Hide 5/5(1). 1 Much of what follows is adapted from Donald Guthrie, New Testament Introduction, pp.T. Abbott, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles to the Ephesians and to the Colossians, ICC, pp.
i-xxiii, Harold W. Hoehner, “Ephesians,” in BKC, pp.Brevard S. Childs, The New Testament as Canon: An Introduction, pp. Biblical Commentary on St. Paul's Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Thessalonians.
By Hermann Olshausen. EDINBURGH: [ Clark's Foreign Theological Library ] OLSHAUSEN, Hermann Overview. Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians begins with a comprehensive introduction, which includes an outline of the book of Ephesians, along with a Written whilst in prison in Rome, the Epistle to the Ephesians has been perceived as St.
Paul’s most important work, as it is not addressed to a specific church or ST. The Epistle to the Ephesians, also called the Letter to the Ephesians and often shortened to Ephesians, is the tenth book of the New Testament.
Its authorship has traditionally been attributed to Paul the Apostle but starting inthis has been challenged as Deutero-Pauline. Undoubtedly this mysterious dispensation of Providence was, according to the Epistle to the Ephesians, made manifest to all the Apostles, a declaration which, moreover, the Epistle to the Galatians does not contradict (Galatians ); however, this revelation remains, as it were, the special gift of St.
Paul (Ephesians ), The right of. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is one of the most comprehensive letters written by Paul to explain to us the nature of God and God’s great plan and purpose for His creation, especially the future of mankind.
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Title: Commentary on the Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians By: Robert Rollock Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Reformation Heritage / Soli Deo Gloria Publication Date: Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Introduction to the Book of Ephesians.
One cannot step over the threshold of this letter into the Book of Ephesians without being inundated with thoughts of God’s mercy and grace. Paul’s first statement, versesconsists of a long extended praise introduces a wonderful flavor to the whole epistle.
The book of Ephesians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison). Paul wrote it about A.D. The key personalities of Ephesians are the Apostle Paul and Tychicus.
It was written to encourage believers to walk as fruitful followers of Christ and to serve in unity and love in the midst of persecution. The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians, often referred to simply as Colossians, is the twelfth book of the New Testament. It was written, according to the text, by Paul the Apostle and Timothy to the Church in Colossae, a small Phrygian city near Laodicea and approximately miles ( km) from Ephesus in Asia Minor.
That throughout the whole course of the Epistle of St. James St. Paul's doctrine of justification is never called into question, and that St. Paul on his side shows nowhere the least opposition to St. James, calls for no further proof. The fundamental conceptions and the whole treatment in the two Epistles exclude all views to the contrary.
In this text, Charles Brown presents readers with Paul’s purpose in writing Ephesians. Brown designed this work for devotional reading, and he encourages readers to deepen their studies of Scripture, noting that “in the Lord Jesus are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”.
One of the four Captivity Epistles written by St. Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome — the other three being Ephesians, Philemon and they were written in prison is stated in the Epistles themselves.
The writer mentions his "chain" and his "bonds" (EphesiansColossians ; ; Philippians13, 17); he names his fellow prisoners (Colossians. The Epistle to the Hebrews, or Letter to the Hebrews, or in the Greek manuscripts, simply To the Hebrews (Πρὸς Ἑβραίους) is one of the books of the New Testament.
The text does not mention the name of its author, but was traditionally attributed to Paul the r, doubt on Pauline authorship in the Roman Church is reported by Eusebius. A summary of The Letter of Paul to the Romans (Romans) in 's Bible: The New Testament.
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The first two chapters of Paul's epistle to the Ephesians give Origen numerous opportunities for philological comments on Paul's use of language.
They also provide the basis for discussions of themes such as the creation of the world, the origin of souls, divine foreknowledge, the demonic powers, and the reconciliation of earthly beings and angels effected by Christ.
Commentary on Galatians. The Reformer had lectured on this Epistle of St. Paul’s in and again in It was his favorite among all the Biblical books. In his table talks the saying is recorded: “The Epistle to the Galatians is my epistle. To it I am as it were in wedlock.
It is my Katherine.” Much later when a. The Marcionite Epistle to the Laodiceans. According to the Muratorian fragment, Marcion 's canon contained an epistle called the Epistle to the Laodiceans which is commonly thought to be a forgery written to conform to his own point of view.
This is not at all clear, however, since none of the text survives. NOTES ON ST PAUL'S EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS. EPHESUS was the chief city of that part of Asia, which was a Romanprovince.
Here St. Paul preached for three years, Acts ; and from hence the gospel was spread throughout the whole province, Acts At his taking leave of the church there, he forewarnedthem both of great persecutions from without, and of divers.
Some think that this epistle to the Ephesians was a circular letter sent to several churches, and that the copy directed to the Ephesians happened to be taken into the canon, and so it came to bear that particular inscription.
And they have been induced the rather to think this because it is the only one of all Paul's epistles that has nothing in it peculiarly adapted to the state or case .Commentaries on Ephesians. A list of the best commentaries on Ephesians ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.
You can find the best commentary on Ephesians for you using the tools on the right side%(20).The letter may then be the work of a secretary writing at the apostle’s direction or of a later disciple who sought to develop Paul’s ideas for a new situation around A.D.
80– The principal divisions of the Letter to the Ephesians are the following: Address (–14) Unity of the Church in Christ (–).