The New Testament
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Ephesians

OUTLINE

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  1. Introduction 1:1-2
  2. The Blessings and Position Received by the Church in Christ 1:3 -- 3:21
    1. God's Blessings to the Church 1:3-14
      1. The Father's Selection and Predestination, Speaking Forth God's Eternal Purpose vv. 3-6
      2. The Son's Redemption, Speaking Forth the Accomplishment of God's Eternal Purpose vv. 7-12
      3. The Spirit's Sealing and Pledging, Speaking Forth the Application of God's Accomplished Purpose vv. 13-14
    2. The Apostle's Prayer for the Church regarding Revelation 1:15-23
      1. His Thanks for the Church vv. 15-16
      2. His Supplication for the Church That the Saints May See: vv. 17-23
        1. The Hope of God's Calling vv. 17-18a
        2. The Glory of God's Inheritance in the Saints v. 18b
        3. God's Power toward Us vv. 19-21
        4. The Church -- The Body, the Fullness of Christ vv. 22-23
    3. The Producing and Building of the Church 2:1-22
      1. The Producing of the Church vv. 1-10
      2. The Building of the Church vv. 11-22
    4. The Stewardship of the Grace and the Revelation of the Mystery concerning the Church 3:1-13
      1. The Stewardship vv. 1-2, 7-8, 13
      2. The Revelation of the Mystery vv. 3-6, 9-12
    5. The Apostle's Prayer for the Church regarding Experience 3:14-19
      1. That the Saints May Be Strengthened into the Inner Man vv. 14-16
      2. That Christ May Make His Home in the Saints' Hearts v. 17a
      3. That the Saints May Apprehend the Dimensions of Christ vv. 17b-18
      4. That the Saints May Know the Love of Christ v. 19a
      5. That the Saints May Be Filled unto the Fullness of God v. 19b
    6. The Apostle's Praise to God for His Glory in the Church and in Christ 3:20-21
  3. The Living and Responsibility Needed for the Church in the Holy Spirit 4:1-- 6:20
    1. The Living and Responsibility Needed in the Body of Christ 4:1-16
      1. The Keeping of the Oneness of the Spirit vv. 1-6
      2. The Functioning of the Gifts and the Growth and Building Up of the Body of Christ vv. 7-16
    2. The Living Needed in the Daily Walk 4:17 -- 5:21
      1. Basic Principles 4:17-24
      2. The Details of This Living 4:25 -- 5:21
    3. The Living Needed in Ethical Relationships 5:22 -- 6:9
      1. Between Wife and Husband 5:22-33
        1. Between Children and Parents 6:1-4
        2. Between Slaves and Masters 6:5-9
      2. The Warfare Required for Dealing with the Spiritual Enemy 6:10-20
    4. Conclusion 6:21-24
      1. Recommendation vv. 21-22
      2. Blessing vv. 23-24

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