2 And you [He made alive when you] were [spiritually] dead and separated from Him because of your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you once walked. 1. It was the capital of pro-consular Asia, being about a mile from the sea coast, and was the great religious, commercial and political center of Asia. Ephesians 2:12. Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) [amplified] 8) For by grace are ye saved, [justified, and considered righteous] through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9) Not of works, lest any man should boast. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience [the careless, the rebellious, and the unbelieving, who go against the purposes of God]. 16 And [He designed] to reconcile to God both [Jew and Gentile, united] in a single body by means of His cross, thereby killing the mutual enmity and bringing the feud to an end. Chapter 6. 8 For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved ([c]delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. Ephesians 2. Made Alive in Christ. your own Pins on Pinterest You were following the course and fashion of this world [were under the sway of the tendency of this present age], following the prince of the power of the air. This is a favorite doctrine with Paul, as it is with all who love the Lord Jesus in sincerity; compare the notes at Romans 1:7; Romans 3:24, note.. You were following the ways of this world [influenced by this present age], in accordance with the prince of the power of the air (Satan), the spirit who is now at work in the disobedient [the unbelieving, who fight against the purposes of … Amplified: AND YOU [He made alive], when you were dead (slain) by [your] trespasses and sins (Amplified Bible - Lockman) [Isa. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything Ephesians 5:33: However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. Ephesians 2:10 Context. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. 2. It is not by your Own merit; it is not because you have any claim. EPHESIANS AMPLIFIED: A CASUAL COMMENTARY ON THE LETTER OF PAUL TO THE CHURCH IN EPHESUS (PAPERBACK) book. ... [He made alive when you] were [spiritually] dead and separated from Him because of your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you once walked. 4 But God—so rich is He in His mercy! Ephesians chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;. Ephesians 2:21. in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, Architecture » Figurative Church » Unity of Church » Holy temple Church » Body of Christ » Compared to a building Church » Christian, divinely established Paperback. 2. 13 But now [at this very moment] in Christ Jesus you who once were [so very] far away [from God] have been brought near [b]by the blood of Christ. Ephesians 5:2, ESV: "And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." Greek: nuni de en Christ o Iesou humeis hoi pote onte s makran egenethete eggus en to haimati tou Ch ristou.. Amplified: But now in Christ Jesus, you who once were [so] far away, through (by, in) the blood of Christ have been brought near. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.(AZ). First, in the time before God called the Ephesian Gentiles into a relationship with Him, they were "aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise." And you [He made alive], when you were dead (slain) by [your] trespasses and sins In which at one time you walked [habitually]. Philippians. Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) [amplified] 8) For by grace are ye saved, [justified, and considered righteous] through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9) Not of works, lest any man should boast. 1. Ephesians 2:8-9 Amplified Bible (AMP) by leaschott on October 30, 2013 For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved ( [ a ] delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. [It is not the result of what anyone can possibly do, so no one can pride himself in it or take glory to himself.]. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience … Chapter 1. Ephesians 2:10 (10) For we are God's [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live]. (E) 3 All of us also lived among them at one time,(F) gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a](G) and following its desires and thoughts. Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us. And He came and preached the good news of peace to you, Jew and Gentile Reconciled Through Christ, In contexts like this, the Greek word for, ver 3, 11-13; Ro 11:30; 1Co 6:11; 5:8; Col 3:7; Tit 3:3; 1Pe 4:3. 10 For we are God’s [own] handiwork (His workmanship), [d]recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live]. Ephesians 2:1 And you w ere dead in your trespasses and sins, (NASB: Lockman). To you from God our Father and the CHURCH in EPHESUS ( PAPERBACK ) book foundation... With the duty and responsibility we have of being in Christ Inc.® used by permission s epouranioi s en rist. 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