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1 - Paul refers to himself in this opening passage as "an apostle of Christ Jesus," yet it is intere...
Ephesians 1:1-2
The Central Idea: Since God has already given you everything you need to live a godly life, you should grow in godliness.
2 Peter 1:1-11
3 We bless God because he has blessed us.
Ephesians 1:3-6
The Central Idea: Peter, a Jewish Apostle of Jesus the Messiah, is writing to elect Gentiles in order that they may have grace and peace.
2 Peter 1:1-2
Central Idea: Zealous growth in grace precludes a serious fall, in fact it leads to everlasting life.
2 Peter 1:10-11
Central Idea: Paul blesses God for planning, accomplishing, and completing our salvation.
Ephesians 1:3-14
The Central Idea Ask Jesus into your heart? Paul has a slightly different take.
Ephesians 3:14-21
The Central Idea: His divine power has given us everything we need for maturity in Christ.
Ephesians 4:11-16
Note: After working through this passage, I would actually break it after verse six.
Ephesians 4:1-10
The Central Idea: Beloved children imitate God, disobedient children will receive no inheritance.
Ephesians 5:1-6
  The Central Idea:   The Gospel requires a full-orbed repentance: out with the old; in with the new.
Ephesians 4:17-24
The Central Idea: Since the light of Christ causes God's children to bear fruit, expose yourself to ...
Ephesians 5:7-14
The gospel requires and enables godly living within a community.
Ephesians 4:25-32
  The Central Idea: To walk in wisdom is to walk in the Spirit: to walk in the Spirit is to be ...
Ephesians 5:15-21
The Central Idea: Husbands must take up their cross and die daily (love is not 'taking a bullet', but living your life for another).
Ephesians 5:25-33
The Central Idea: Spirit-filled women obey their husbands like the church obeys Jesus Explanations: ...
Ephesians 5:22-24
The Central Idea: Obey your parents and it will go well with you.
Ephesians 6:1-4
Central Idea: Server each other as slaves of Christ, for he’s coming to judge all Explanations...
Ephesians 6:5-9
Central Idea: Spirit-filled followers of Christ will be attacked by the devil, therefore gird yourself for battle.
Ephesians 6:10-12
The Central Idea Since we're in a spiritual war, we must use all the spiritual weapons available if we want to win (remain standing).
Ephesians 6:13-17
Central Idea: Since Jesus has done his part (verse 3-4) and because God promises effectiveness and f...
2 Peter 1:5-9
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Grace for Godliness Now
2 Peter 1:3-4
3-4 is very difficult for me.
Published June 1st, 2012
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2008-11-27 14:27:30
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3-4 is very difficult for me. It seemes ironic that we find Peter stating a few chapters later that Paul has said things "that are difficult to understand." Even so, here's how I see the text. There are three neuter relative pronouns that need to be reckoned with, πάντα in 3a, ὧν in 4a, and τούτων in 4b. There are also three sets of plural entities that could easily be considered as the antecedents to some of these relative pronouns: 'life and godliness' (3a), 'glory and excellence' (3b), and 'precious and very great promises' (4a). Finally, twice, the perfect form of the verb give is used in relationship to God's divinity: first, we are given all by God's divine power (3a); second, we are given things in order that me might share in God's divine nature (4b). 3a - The function of the particle ὡς (as), must be determined. BDAG sees this particular use as indicating purpose: "Because everything ..." If so, I can't see the logical inference.
10000000003304 3304 Notes 2008-11-27 14:27:30 2013-11-30 03:55:24 3-4 is very difficult for me. It seemes ironic that we find Peter stating a few chapters later that Paul has said things "that are difficult to understand." Even so, here's how I see the text. There are three neuter relative pronouns that need to be reckoned with, πάντα in 3a, ὧν in 4a, and τούτων in 4b. There are also three sets of plural entities that could easily be considered as the antecedents to some of these relative pronouns: 'life and godliness' (3a), 'glory and excellence' (3b), and 'precious and very great promises' (4a). Finally, twice, the perfect form of the verb give is used in relationship to God's divinity: first, we are given all by God's divine power (3a); second, we are given things in order that me might share in God's divine nature (4b). 3a - The function of the particle ὡς (as), must be determined. BDAG sees this particular use as indicating purpose: "Because everything ..." If so, I can't see the logical inference. notes
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ὡς πάντα ἡμῖν τῆς θείας δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ τὰ πρὸς ζωὴν καὶ εὐσέβειαν δεδωρημένης
As everything for life and godliness has been granted [pfct] to us by his divine power,
διὰ τῆς ἐπιγνώσεως τοῦ καλέσαντος ἡμᾶς ἰδίᾳ δόξῃ καὶ ἀρετῇ
through t h e knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence ,
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δι ' ὧν τὰ τίμια καὶ μέγιστα ἡμῖν ἐπαγγέλματα δεδώρηται
[so also] by these things he has granted [pfct] to us his precious and very great promises ,
ἵνα διὰ τούτων γένησθε θείας κοινωνοὶ φύσεως
so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature ,
ἀποφυγόντες τῆς ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ ἐν ἐπιθυμίᾳ φθορᾶς
having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire .
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10000000003304 3304 Arc 2008-11-27 14:27:30 2014-05-15 13:32:16 editing 2 Peter 1 3 1 4 2 Peter 1:3-4 61 NT tisch esv i83046 i83047 i83041 ὡς πάντα ἡμῖν τῆς θείας δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ τὰ πρὸς ζωὴν καὶ εὐσέβειαν δεδωρημένης As everything for life and godliness has been granted [pfct] to us by his divine power, i83042 διὰ τῆς ἐπιγνώσεως τοῦ καλέσαντος ἡμᾶς ἰδίᾳ δόξῃ καὶ ἀρετῇ through t h e knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence , actionmanner 1 i83048 i83043 δι ' ὧν τὰ τίμια καὶ μέγιστα ἡμῖν ἐπαγγέλματα δεδώρηται [so also] by these things he has granted [pfct] to us his precious and very great promises , i83049 i83044 ἵνα διὰ τούτων γένησθε θείας κοινωνοὶ φύσεως so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature , i83045 ἀποφυγόντες τῆς ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ ἐν ἐπιθυμίᾳ φθορᾶς having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire . actionresult 2 actionpurpose 2 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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