When Paul wrote Ephesians, he wanted his readers to see God's eternal purpose for the church. Paul claimed to have received a revelation about the church that hadnever been known before--that the church would be comprised of both Jewish and Gentile believers, sharing equal status in the body.
Written by the team who designed and wrote the Life Application Bible, this commentary series is factually accurate, theologically sound, and intensely practical. Every serious student of the Bible wants to understand the text, to discover the biblical principles, and to apply those timeless truths to his or her life.
The Life Application Bible Commentary series is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary. Each volume in the series provides in-depth explanation, background, and application for every verse in the text. Perfect for sermon preparation and lesson planning, this one-of-a-kind reference provides excellent quotes and a bibliography for additional commentary.
Additional features include
- Charts, diagrams, and maps on the same page as their related verses
- Quotes from various versions, such as the NIV, NRSV, and NLT
- Key information graphically highlighted