The Apostle Paul explains the reason and purpose for his gospel ministry for the glorious benefit of believers.
Paul’s undeserved placement into the Gospel Ministry by the unmerited grace of God — An instructive pattern for all servants of Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 3:4-6. The Mystery of Christ declared, defined, and disclosed by the Apostle Paul.
Expositing Ephesians Part 24. Ephesians 3:1-3. The Mystery of Christ Declared, Defined, and Disclosed by the Apostle Paul
The Church is now the living temple of God. Greek word used for Temple is ναος (naόs), sanctuary is ιερόν (ieron).
The Church is now one nation, one household, and one new temple with Jesus Christ being the cornerstone.
The announcement of peace introduces the reality that Believers have one access to God through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit.
Jesus Christ has brought peace through His death and reconciled Jewish and Gentile believers into one New Man, the Church.
Jesus Christ has united and reconciled the once-alienated Gentiles through his redemptive blood.
Born-again Christians are God's workmanship because we were created for the goal of good works in order that we might walk in them.