Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

Paul's theme is the unity of the Church. He also teaches that the Gentiles are fellowheirs with Israel (Galatians 2:19 & 3:6).
Chapter 1
Paul introduces himself as an apostle of Jesus Christ.
The Saints were foreordained to receive the gospel.
[4] According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
[5] Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will.
Paul teaches about a restoration:
[10] That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:
Chapter 2

Paul teaches that the blood of Christ saves both Jew and Gentile alike.
[19] Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
[20] And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
[21] In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
[22] In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
 Chapter 3
Paul refers to the "dispensation of the grace of God" in verse 2.
God created all things by Jesus Christ, verse 9.
Paul also declares
[17] That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
[18] May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
[19] And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
Chapter 4
Paul teaches that there is "One Lord, one faith, one baptism."
He explains the role of prophets and apostles.
He exhorts the saints to have humility, love, and kind words for one another.
[32] And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Chapter 5
Paul teaches
[1] Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children.
[8] For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Paul warns against fornication, uncleanness, and covetousness.
Paul also teaches that husbands and wives should love one another.
[25] Husbands, love you wives, even as Christ also loved the church and gave himself for it.
Chapter 6
Paul teaches the children should honor their parents, and that Fathers should bring up their children in the nuture and admonition of the Lord.
He also teaches:
[11] Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Paul concludes:
[24] Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

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