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Δούλος Ιησού Χριστού: Wretched man that I am! Yet God saved me nonetheless. Such amazing love!!!
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Spiritual Blessings Every Christian Should Praise God For
Ephesians 1:3-14
God designed your salvation, carried it out and made sure you persevere to the end. Praise him!
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#TrinitarianWorkOfSalvation
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Published September 10th, 2017; Updated September 13th, 2017
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Bracket of Ephesians 1:3-14
My Paraphrase of Ephesians 1:3-14
Outline of Ephesians 1:3-14
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Main point summary
God deserves my praise because he did everything that is necessary for my salvation: God the Father predestined me, then God the Son redeemed me, and finally God the Holy Spirit joined me in God’s chosen people and marked me with his seal of ownership.
Bracket of Ephesians 1:3-14
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Ephesians 1:3-14
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e Blessed be f the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
a Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Blessed 5 is 6 the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Praise ( Blessed ) be to God who is also the Father of our Lord Jesus the Messiah,
who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing g in the heavenly places,
who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in b the heavenly places in Christ,
who has blessed 7 us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ.
who has given ( blessed ) us [3b.1], in the Messiah [3b.2], every spiritual blessing [3b.3] in the supernatural realm,
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h even as he i chose us in him j before the foundation of the world,
just as a He chose us in Him before b the foundation of the world,
For 8 he chose us in Christ 9 before the foundation of the world
for God chose us [4a.1], in the Messiah [4a.2], before the creation of the world,
that we should be k holy and blameless before him.
that we would be c holy and blameless before 1 Him.
that we may be holy and unblemished 10 in his sight 11 in love. 12
[4a.3] so that we, in God’s sight, should be [4b.1] set apart and [4b.2] unblemished.
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In love l he predestined us 1 for m adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, n according to the purpose of his will, o to the praise of his glorious grace,
d In love 1 He a predestined us to b adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, c according to the 2 kind intention of His will, a to the praise of the glory of His grace,
He did this by predestining 13 us to adoption as his 14 sons 15 through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure 16 of his will - to the praise of the glory of his grace 17
[3b.3] God spiritually blessed us by predestining us [5-6a.1], in love [5-6a.2], for adoption as sons [5-6a.3] through Jesus the Messiah, [5-6a.4] *** based on the purpose of God’s will ,*** [5-6a.5] ^^^ resulting in the praise of God’s glorious grace ^^^ ,
with which he has blessed us in p the Beloved.
which He freely bestowed on us in b the Beloved.
that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son. 18
that God has graciously shown us in the Messiah - the One whom God loves dearly.
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q In him we have r redemption s through his blood, t the forgiveness of our trespasses, u according to the riches of his grace,
a In 1 Him we have b redemption c through His blood, the d forgiveness of our trespasses, according to e the riches of His grace
In him 19 we have redemption through his blood, 20 the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace
Next , we have in the Messiah , through the Messiah’s sacrificial death, redemption: the forgiveness of our trespasses, a forgiveness that is *** based on the riches of God’s grace *** ,
which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight
which He 1 lavished on 2 us. In all wisdom and insight
that he lavished on us in all wisdom and insight.
that God, in all wisdom and insight, excessively gave us
v making known 1 to us the mystery of his will, n according to his purpose,
He 1 a made known to us the mystery of His will, b according to His 2 kind intention
He did this when he revealed 21 to us the secret 22 of his will, according to his good pleasure
when God made known to us, *** based on God’s divine favor *** , the mystery of God’s will.
which he w set forth in Christ as a plan for x the fullness of time,
which He c purposed in Him with a view to an administration 1 suitable to a the fullness of the times,
that he set forth 23 in Christ, 24 toward the administration of the fullness of the times,
God planned beforehand this divine favor, in the Messiah, to carry it out at the fullness of time,
y to unite all things in him , things in heaven and things on earth.
that is, b the summing up of all things in Christ, things 2 in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
to head up 25 all things in Christ - the things in heaven 26 and the things on earth. 27
which is , to unite all things in the Messiah , things in heaven and things on earth.
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In him we have obtained z an inheritance,
1 also we 2 a have obtained an inheritance,
In Christ 28 we too have been claimed as God’s own possession, 29
This is how God united us all in the Messiah: first , we the Jewish believers have been chosen, in the Messiah , as God’s own people
a having been predestined b according to the purpose of him
having been b predestined c according to His purpose
since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him
since we were predestined *** based on the purpose of God ***
who works all things according to c the counsel of his will,
who works all things d after the counsel of His will,
who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will
who works all things *** based on the counsel of God’s will *** ,
so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be d to the praise of his glory.
to the end that we who were the first to hope in 1 Christ would be a to the praise of His glory.
so that we, who were the first to set our hope 30 on Christ, 31 would be to the praise of his glory.
so that we who were the first to hope in the Messiah might ^^^ bring praise to God’s glory ^^^.
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In him you also, when you heard e the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation,
In 1 Him, you also, after listening to a the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—
And when 32 you heard the word of truth (the gospel of your salvation) -
Then , you Gentile believers heard the word of truth: the gospel of your salvation,
and believed in him ,
having also 2 believed,
when you believed in Christ 33 -
then believed in the Messiah ,
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f were sealed with the g promised Holy Spirit,
you were b sealed in 1 Him with c the Holy Spirit of promise,
you were marked with the seal 34 of the promised Holy Spirit, 35
so you also were sealed, in the Messiah, with the promised Holy Spirit,
who is h the guarantee 1 of our i inheritance until j we acquire k possession of it, 2 l to the praise of his glory.
who is 1 a given as a pledge of b our inheritance, with a view to the c redemption of d God’s own possession, e to the praise of His glory.
who is the down payment 36 of our inheritance, until the redemption of God’s own possession, 37 to the praise of his glory.
who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, thus ^^^ resulting to the praise of God’s glory ^^^.
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My Paraphrase of Ephesians 1:3-14
Spiritual Blessings Every Christian Should Praise God For 3 Praise be to God who is also the Father of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, who has given us, in the Messiah, every spiritual blessing in the supernatural realm, 4 for God chose us, in the Messiah, before the creation of the world, so that we, in God’s sight, should be set apart and unblemished. 5 God spiritually blessed us by predestining us, in love, for adoption as sons through Jesus the Messiah, *** based on the purpose of God’s will*** , 6 ^^^ resulting in the praise of his glorious grace ^^^ , that he has graciously shown us in the Messiah - the One whom God loves dearly. 7 Next , we have in the Messiah , through his sacrificial death, redemption: the forgiveness of our trespasses, a forgiveness that is *** based on the riches of God’s grace*** , 8 that he, in all wisdom and insight, excessively gave us 9 when he made known to us, *** based on his divine favor*** , the mystery of his will. 10 God planned beforehand this divine favor, in the Messiah, to carry it out at the fullness of time, which is , to unite all things in the Messiah , things in heaven and things on earth. 11 This is how God united us all in the Messiah: first , we the Jewish believers have been chosen, in the Messiah , as God’s own people, since we were predestined *** based on the purpose of God*** who works all things *** based on the counsel of his will*** , 12 so that we who were the first to hope in the Messiah might ^^^ bring praise to God’s glory ^^^. 13 Then , you Gentile believers heard the word of truth: the gospel of your salvation, then believed in the Messiah , so you also were sealed, in the Messiah, with the promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, thus ^^^ resulting to the praise of God’s glory ^^^.
Outline of Ephesians 1:3-14
Title: Spiritual Blessings Every Christian Should Praise God For Why should a Christian like me praise God? Because God the Father Predestined Me (vv.4-6) When was I predestined: before the creation of the world (v.4a) What is the purpose of my predestination: so that I be set apart (v.4b); and unblemished (v.4b) What other things are true regarding my predestination: Manner of my predestination: in love (v.5) Reason for my predestination: for adoption as God’s son (v.5) Agent of my predestination: Jesus the Messiah (v.5) Basis of my predestination: the purpose of God’s will (v.5) Goal of my predestination: that I may praise God’s glorious grace (v.6) Because God the Son Redeemed Me (vv.7-10) What does this redemption mean: that my sins were forgiven (v.7) What is the basis for the forgiveness of my sins: the riches of God’s grace (v.7) What’s the manner in which God gave his grace to me: in all of his wisdom and insight (v.8) What word describes God’s giving of his grace to me: excessively (v.8) When was this grace given to me: when God made known the mystery of his will (v.9) What is God’s basis in making known the mystery of his will to me: his divine favor (v.9) When did God plan this divine favor: beforehand (v.10a) To whom did God plan this divine favor: the Messiah (v.10a) When will this divine favor be carried out: at the fullness of time (v.10a) What is this divine favor: the unity of all things in heaven and on earth under the Messiah (v.10b) How was my redemption accomplished: through the Messiah’s sacrificial death (v.7) Because God the Holy Spirit Marked His Seal of Ownership on Me (vv.11-14) How has God joined me among his chosen people God chose the Jewish believers as his own people first (vv.11-12) Into whom were the Jewish believers chosen: in the Messiah (v.11a) Why have the Jewish believers been chosen: because they were predestined (v.11b) What was the basis of their predestination: the purpose of God (v.11b) What can be said about God’s purpose in predestining the Jewish believers: that he works all things based on the counsel of his will (v.11c) Why does God work this way: to bring praise to his glory (v.12) Then God chose the Gentile believers, with whom I am a part of (vv.13-14) When have I received this seal of ownership: it happened when I heard the word of truth (v.13a) What is this word of truth: the Gospel (v.13a) then, believed in the Messiah (v.13b) Into whom was I sealed: in the Messiah (v.13c) With what was I sealed with: the promised Holy Spirit (v.13c) What does the Holy Spirit’s sealing do for me: it guarantees my inheritance until I possess it (v.14)
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Mildred Codilla
Ang theology mo ay tumutugma sa reformed teaching..nice
p1lgr1m.one
Yes, that’s right :)
Mildred Codilla
Can u share this in arc form also?...im familiar with arcing only..
p1lgr1m.one
Sure! I'll share a copy of this in arc form to our group :)
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