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Tag Archives: Ephesians 2
“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves” (Ephesians 2:8a). The word “for” (gar) points backwards. The gentiles, before salvation, were dead in trespasses and sins [Ephesians 2:1 (“you” refers to the gentiles. See … Continue reading
The word “mystery” appears, in some form, 27 times in the KJV New Testament. Some might wonder, if the Bible is a “mystery” can anyone understand it? I believe this misses how this word is commonly used in the New Testament. … Continue reading
These words are used six times by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Two verses are helpful in interpreting these words. (1) Matthew 5:20, “For I say to you, unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and … Continue reading