Walking Worthily In Unity
Ephesians 4:1-6
Passage Selection/Division Frankly, I'm not so sure that this is the correct division.
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2008-12-25 19:05:19
2008-12-30 07:00:47
Passage Selection/Division Frankly, I'm not so sure that this is the correct division. My reasoning for splitting it at verse 6 (and not at, say vs. 3) is such: Verse 4 seems to continue the thought of verse 3 ("...maintain unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace" / "there is one body and one Spirit"). Therefore, I think we would be losing consistency of thought if I were to break here. The following verses (4-6) speak of oneness, which, again seem to carry on the flow of thought from vs. 3. Verse 7 is introduced with "but." The focus shifts slightly from global oneness to individual contributions to the whole. Therefore, while 4:1-16 should be the entire pericope, I think for study and preaching sake this is a logical segment of thought. Study Notes It seems that vss. 4-6 are the basis for 1-3. In other words, because there is intense 'oneness' in our faith and God, we too should be one. I think each of the 'worthiness descriptors' (humility, gentleness, bearing with one another in love, unity) serve to work together towards oneness in heart. Would it be fair to suggest, then, that this passage finds its main emphasis in unity? I can't say I've ever thought of it in that light. Other Notes One downside of this arcing thing is that the Greek and English don't always line up. So if you're attempting to follow the Greek, it may not look accurate. *1 - Do you think "...one body and one Spirit" should be tied together? Because I think "just as you were called..." is a comparative parenthesis. I just don't know if it's compared to "Spirit" or "body and Spirit."
10000000003725 3725 Notes 2008-12-25 19:05:19 2008-12-30 07:00:47 Passage Selection/Division Frankly, I'm not so sure that this is the correct division. My reasoning for splitting it at verse 6 (and not at, say vs. 3) is such: Verse 4 seems to continue the thought of verse 3 ("...maintain unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace" / "there is one body and one Spirit"). Therefore, I think we would be losing consistency of thought if I were to break here. The following verses (4-6) speak of oneness, which, again seem to carry on the flow of thought from vs. 3. Verse 7 is introduced with "but." The focus shifts slightly from global oneness to individual contributions to the whole. Therefore, while 4:1-16 should be the entire pericope, I think for study and preaching sake this is a logical segment of thought. Study Notes It seems that vss. 4-6 are the basis for 1-3. In other words, because there is intense 'oneness' in our faith and God, we too should be one. I think each of the 'worthiness descriptors' (humility, gentleness, bearing with one another in love, unity) serve to work together towards oneness in heart. Would it be fair to suggest, then, that this passage finds its main emphasis in unity? I can't say I've ever thought of it in that light. Other Notes One downside of this arcing thing is that the Greek and English don't always line up. So if you're attempting to follow the Greek, it may not look accurate. *1 - Do you think "...one body and one Spirit" should be tied together? Because I think "just as you were called..." is a comparative parenthesis. I just don't know if it's compared to "Spirit" or "body and Spirit." notes
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Ephesians
Ephesians 4:1-6
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tisch
esv
παρακαλῶ οὖν ὑμᾶς
I therefore,
ἐγὼ ὁ δέσμιος ἐν κυρίῳ
a prisoner for the Lord,
ideaexplanation
ἀξίως περιπατῆσαι
urge you to walk
τῆς κλήσεως
in a manner worthy of the calling
ἧς ἐκλήθητε
to which you have been called,
μετὰ πάσης ταπεινοφροσύνη�
with all humility
καὶ πραΰτητος
and gentleness,
μετὰ μακροθυμίας
with patience,
ἀνεχόμενοι ἀλλήλων
bearing with one another
ἐν ἀγάπῃ
in love,
actionmanner
σπουδάζοντες τηρεῖν τὴν ἑνότητα τοῦ πνεύματος
eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit
ἐν τῷ συνδέσμῳ τῆς εἰρήνης
in the bond of peace.
ἓν σῶμα
There is one body
καὶ ἓν πνεῦμα
and one Spirit--
καθὼς καὶ ἐκλήθητε ἐν μιᾷ ἐλπίδι
just as you were called to the one hope
τῆς κλήσεως ὑμῶν
that belongs to your call--
comparison
εἷς κύριος
one Lord,
μία πίστις
one faith,
ἓν βάπτισμα
one baptism,
εἷς θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ πάντων
one God and Father of all,
ὁ ἐπὶ πάντων
who is over all
καὶ διὰ πάντων
and through all
καὶ ἐν πᾶσιν
and in all.
inference
discourse
10000000003725 3725 Arc 2008-12-25 19:05:19 2008-12-30 07:00:47 editing Ephesians 4 1 4 6 Ephesians 4:1-6 49 NT tisch esv i130709 i130710 i130711 i130686 παρακαλῶ οὖν ὑμᾶς I therefore, i130687 ἐγὼ ὁ δέσμιος ἐν κυρίῳ a prisoner for the Lord, ideaexplanation 1 i130712 i130688 ἀξίως περιπατῆσαι urge you to walk i130713 i130714 i130689 τῆς κλήσεως in a manner worthy of the calling i130690 ἧς ἐκλήθητε to which you have been called, ideaexplanation 1 i130715 i130691 μετὰ πάσης ταπεινοφροσύνη� with all humility i130692 καὶ πραΰτητος and gentleness, i130693 μετὰ μακροθυμίας with patience, i130716 i130694 ἀνεχόμενοι ἀλλήλων bearing with one another i130695 ἐν ἀγάπῃ in love, actionmanner 1 i130717 i130696 σπουδάζοντες τηρεῖν τὴν ἑνότητα τοῦ πνεύματος eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit i130697 ἐν τῷ συνδέσμῳ τῆς εἰρήνης in the bond of peace. actionmanner 1 ideaexplanation 1 actionmanner 1 i130718 i130698 ἓν σῶμα There is one body i130719 i130699 καὶ ἓν πνεῦμα and one Spirit-- i130720 i130700 καθὼς καὶ ἐκλήθητε ἐν μιᾷ ἐλπίδι just as you were called to the one hope i130701 τῆς κλήσεως ὑμῶν that belongs to your call-- ideaexplanation 1 comparison 1 i130702 εἷς κύριος one Lord, i130703 μία πίστις one faith, i130704 ἓν βάπτισμα one baptism, i130721 i130705 εἷς θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ πάντων one God and Father of all, i130722 i130706 ὁ ἐπὶ πάντων who is over all i130707 καὶ διὰ πάντων and through all i130708 καὶ ἐν πᾶσιν and in all. ideaexplanation 1 inference 2 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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