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The Grace that Saves also Sanctifies
Ephesians 2:8-10
Arc.
1 Peter 3:1-7
Arc.
1 Peter 2:18-25
Arc.
1 Peter 2:13-17
Arc.
Colossians 3:18-4:1
Main point summary. Arc.
Colossians 3:12-17
Arc.
1 Peter 2:9-10
Main point summary. Arc.
Colossians 3:1-11
Arc.
1 Peter 2:4-8
This is my first solo arc so any thoughts or suggestions are welcomed.
1 Timothy 1:1-20
Mercy was extended to all ten lepers but only the least likely one was actually saved by it.
Luke 17:11-19
Parable is self explanatory - We should pray always for justice and not give into unbelief.
Luke 18:1-8
Central idea is that we are not to continue in sin becasue through baptism we died to sin and rose to new life.
Romans 6:1-4
Jesus compares the posture/attitude of chldren recieving the kingdom and the Rich Young Ruler Receiv...
Luke 18:18-30
Big idea - Worship flows from God's Sovereign and Redemptive Mercy Salvation is act of God: all thes...
1 Peter 1:3-5
The passage has an action and a response:  People are bringing toddlers to Jesus for a blessing...
Luke 18:15-17
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Titus 2:11-15
The central idea is that discipline is acommunity project.
Matthew 18:15-17
Summary: Paul is thankful for evidences of gods Grace in the Thesselonians - a growing faith and lov...
2 Thessalonians 1:3-4
Pauls prayeris a prayer for strength: strengthend with power that Chris mad dwell with power in our ...
Ephesians 3:14-21
entral idea is the conflict or war within believer between the Spriit and the flesh.
Galatians 5:16-18
two types of burdens we are to bear/lift off others- burden of caught up in sin and burdens life bri...
Galatians 6:1-5
This is the hardest arc to date.
Romans 3:20-26
Question and anwser - two OT examples of those who were justified by faith - Abraham and David.
Romans 4:1-8
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1 Peter 1:1-2
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Ephesians
Ephesians 1:3-14
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e Blessed (is/be) the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Εὐλογητὸς ὁ θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ,
(because) who (GF) has blessed us with every spiritual blessing
ὁ εὐλογήσας ἡμᾶς ἐν πάσῃ εὐλογίᾳ πνευματικῇ
g in the heavenly places,
ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις
locative
in Christ
ἐν Χριστῷ,
ground
even as he i chose us in him (JC)
καθὼς ἐξελέξατο ἡμᾶς ἐν αὐτῷ
j before the foundation of the world,
πρὸ καταβολῆς κόσμου
temporal
that we should to be k holy and blameless (HS) before him. (GF)
εἶναι ἡμᾶς ἁγίους καὶ ἀμώμους κατενώπιον αὐτοῦ
actionpurpose
In love l he predestine d us 1
ἐν ἀγάπῃ, προορίσας ἡμᾶς
for m adoption as son s to himself
εἰς υἱοθεσίαν εἰς αὐτόν,
through Jesus Christ, ~union
διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ εἰς αὐτόν,
actionmanner
n according to the purpose of his will,
κατὰ τὴν εὐδοκίαν τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ,
o to the praise of his glorious grace ,
εἰς ἔπαινον δόξης τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ
with which he has blessed us
ἧς ἐχαρίτωσεν ἡμᾶς
in p the Beloved . ~in union w/
ἐν τῷ ἠγαπημένῳ.
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q In him (in union w/beloved)
Ἐν ᾧ
we have r redemption
ἔχομεν τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν
s through his blood, ~ death
διὰ τοῦ αἵματος αὐτοῦ,
t ~ the forgiveness of our trespasses,
τὴν ἄφεσιν τῶν παραπτωμάτων,
u according to the riches of his ~Father's grace ,
κατὰ τὸ πλοῦτος τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ
which he lavished upon us ,
ἧς ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς ἡμᾶς,
in all wisdom and insight
ἐν πάσῃ σοφίᾳ καὶ φρονήσει,
v by making known 1 to us the mystery of his will, ~ salv in X reveal
γνωρίσας ἡμῖν τὸ μυστήριον τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ,
n according to his purpose ,
κατὰ τὴν εὐδοκίαν
which he w set forth in Christ as a plan
αὐτοῦ ἣν προέθετο ἐν αὐτῷ εἰς οἰκονομίαν ἐν τῷ Χριστῷ,
for x the fullness of time,
τοῦ πληρώματος τῶν καιρῶν,
y ~ to unite all things in him,
ἀνακεφαλαιώσασθαι τὰ πάντα
things in heaven and things on earth.
τὰ ἐπὶ τοῖς οὐρανοῖς καὶ τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἐν αὐτῷ.
In him
Ἐν ᾧ
we have obtained z an inheritance, ~ heirs
καὶ ἐκληρώθημεν
a having been predestined
προορισθέντες
b according to the purpose of him
κατὰ πρόθεσιν
who works all things according to c the counsel of his will,
τοῦ τὰ πάντα ἐνεργοῦντος κατὰ τὴν βουλὴν τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ
so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be d to the praise of his glory.
εἰς τὸ εἶναι ἡμᾶς εἰς ἔπαινον δόξης αὐτοῦ τοὺς προηλπικότας ἐν τῷ Χριστῷ.
In him whom
Ἐν ᾧ
when you heard e the word of truth,
ἀκούσαντες τὸν λόγον τῆς ἀληθείας,
the gospel of your salvation,
τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας ὑμῶν,
in him whom you also and when believed in him , gospel
ἐν ᾧ καὶ ὑμεῖς πιστεύσαντες
actionresult
f were sealed
ἐσφραγίσθητε
with the g promised Holy Spirit,
τῷ πνεύματι τῆς ἐπαγγελίας τῷ ἁγίῳ,
who is h the guarantee 1 of our i inheritance
ὅ ἐστιν ἀρραβὼν τῆς κληρονομίας ἡμῶν,
until j we acquire k possession of it, 2
εἰς ἀπολύτρωσιν τῆς περιποιήσεως,
l to the praise of his glory.
εἰς ἔπαινον τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ.
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manner or location? Has he blessed us because we are in Christ or the way he has blessed us by putting us in Christ.
AC/M or ID/Exp ~ is the manner in which he chose us is by predestining us or specific way he chose us is by predestining.
Can be either optative ~ blessed be, ought to be or indicative, blessed is, descriptive. There is not verb in the greek
his will is the plan of salvation in Christ that was hidden before the foundation of the world but not unfolded in Christ.
The manner of obtaining the inheritance is predestination or obtained inheritance because we have been predestine?
When believed, were sealed or believed and result were sealed?
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In him (in union w/beloved)
Ἐν ᾧ
we now have r redemption
ἔχομεν τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν
s through his blood , ~ death
διὰ τοῦ αἵματος αὐτοῦ,
t ~ the forgiveness of our trespasses,
τὴν ἄφεσιν τῶν παραπτωμάτων,
because of according to the riches of his (F) grace ,
κατὰ τὸ πλοῦτος τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ
which he lavished upon us ,
ἧς ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς ἡμᾶς,
in all wisdom and insight
ἐν πάσῃ σοφίᾳ καὶ φρονήσει,
v by making known 1 to us the mystery of his will, ~ unite all things in X
γνωρίσας ἡμῖν τὸ μυστήριον τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ,
n according to his purpose , ~ good pleasure
κατὰ τὴν εὐδοκίαν
which he w set forth in Christ as a plan
αὐτοῦ ἣν προέθετο ἐν αὐτῷ εἰς οἰκονομίαν ἐν τῷ Χριστῷ,
for x the fullness of time,
τοῦ πληρώματος τῶν καιρῶν,
y ~ to unite all things in him,
ἀνακεφαλαιώσασθαι τὰ πάντα
things in heaven and things on earth. ~everything
τὰ ἐπὶ τοῖς οὐρανοῖς καὶ τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἐν αὐτῷ.
In him
Ἐν ᾧ
we have been made obtained z an inheritance, ~ God's possession
καὶ ἐκληρώθημεν
a because having been predestined
προορισθέντες
b according to the purpose of him
κατὰ πρόθεσιν
who works all things according to c the counsel of his will,
τοῦ τὰ πάντα ἐνεργοῦντος κατὰ τὴν βουλὴν τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ
so that we who were the first to hope in Christ ~ bf uniting of all
εἰς τὸ εἶναι ἡμᾶς εἰς ἔπαινον δόξης αὐτοῦ τοὺς προηλπικότας ἐν τῷ Χριστῷ.
might be d to the praise of his glory.
his will is the plan of salvation in Christ that was hidden before the foundation of the world but not unfolded in Christ.
The manner of obtaining the inheritance is predestination or obtained inheritance because we have been predestine?
1.7-12 Outline
Topic - Spiritually Blessed in Christ Subject : Exegetical idea: Subject: what is the question the text is asking? (3-14) Why should God be praised? Complement: God is to be praised because he has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in Christ and through Christ (3): Specifically these blessings are: 1st, God chose us for the praise his glorious grace (4-6); 2nd, the Son has redeemed us (7-12); In Christ we have been redeemed, the forgiveness for guilt of sin We have red/forg because of the riches of God's grace This grace was lavished on us (how?) in all wisdom and insight by means of making known to us the mystery of his will (hidden but now revealed: his plan to unite all things in him) grounded in his good pleasure which he planned/predetermined plan in Christ so that in God's time table he unte all things in him (mystery) In Christ we have been appointed/chosen as God's inheritance because have been predestined according to God's purpose and sovereign so that those who hope in Christ before the uniting of al lthings, we might praise his glory. In short, God has sovereignly and graciously acted on our behalf in salvation as part of uniting all things. Homiletical Idea: Subject: (3-14) Why should God be praised? Complement: Praise God because he has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in Christ (3) God chose/elected to display his glorious grace (4-6); Son has redeemed us in our past (7-12); Spirit has sealed us, securing our future (13-14). In short, God has sovereignly acted on our behalf in salvation. Father Selects; sacrifice of Son; sealing of Spirit Purpose Functional Question Application: Questions: v11: The manner of obtaining the inheritance is predestination or we have obtained inheritance because we have been predestine?
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