A sermon on Ephesians 4:25-5:2
This essay, by Jeff Gibbs, aims to describe what the Bible actually says about human anger, offering some personal and pastoral reflections on how to deal with it
By James Voelz This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s letters the first portion of Ephesians focuses upon more overtly doctrinal matters, the second on more practical concerns. In ..
By Rick Marrs Paul has regaled the Ephesians with rich spiritual blessings they have in Christ (Eph 1), how both Jews and Gentiles are saved by grace alone through faith alone (Eph 2), how the mystery of the gospel has been revealed by the Spirit through the very human apostles and prophets; Paul then prays for spiritual strength ..
As I listened to Dr. William Evans during his closing address as the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church’s Moderator of General Synod in June, 2006, it was not long before I realized that Dr. Evans was speaking for the need of this work. He spoke of empowering the people of the church to be more than ..
The goal of this study is to determine Paul’s use of Zech 8: 16 and Ps 4:4 (LXX Ps 4:5) in Eph 4:25-26 and the connection with the admonitions that follow. Important parallels will be examined between the context of the Zechariah quote and the commands in the Ephesians pericope in order to establish that ..