Ephesians Chapter 6 – Part 2

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 6:10-24 – The Armor of God We have now come to the last part of this letter. And for his closing, Paul caps his message with this very beautiful line: “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.” – Eph. 6:10 Paul also uses this verseContinue reading “Ephesians Chapter 6 – Part 2”

Ephesians Chapter 6 – Part 1

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 6:1-9 – God’s Instructions for Children, Fathers, Servants, and Masters In chapter 5:22-33, Paul talked about submission and reverence in the context of a husband and wife relationship. Now, Paul will discuss the role of parents toward their children and vice versa, as well as the roles of servants and mastersContinue reading “Ephesians Chapter 6 – Part 1”

Ephesians Chapter 5 – Part 2

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 5:22-33 – God’s Instructions for Husbands & Wives In verse 21, Paul said, “submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.” When he said this, he was referring to every Christian. Instead of being proud, Paul wants Christians to be humble and submissive to one another. In continuation, Paul willContinue reading “Ephesians Chapter 5 – Part 2”

Ephesians Chapter 5 – Part 1

by Jeff Dominguez Ephesians 5:1-21 – Walking in Love The first part of chapter 5 is a continuation of Paul’s discourse about the characteristics of a godly life in chapter 4:17-32. This passage is not hard to dissect since it is a very straightforward preaching of what Christians should and shouldn’t do. But of course,Continue reading “Ephesians Chapter 5 – Part 1”

Ephesians Chapter 4 – Part 2

by Jeff Dominguez Ephesians 4:17-32 – Put On the New Self Outline: In the previous chapters, we learned that the church is made up of Jews and Gentiles. And as we mentioned in the previous article, these are people who come from different backgrounds. Because of that, the chances of conflict are highly possible. That’sContinue reading “Ephesians Chapter 4 – Part 2”

Ephesians Chapter 4 (Part 1)

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 4:1-16 – Maintain the Unity of the Church Outline: Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is perfectly divided into two halves. The first three chapters deal with doctrinal concepts (orthodoxy). And in this chapter, Paul will begin with the second half which is about the right application of the doctrines that heContinue reading “Ephesians Chapter 4 (Part 1)”

Ephesians – Chapter 3

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 3 – The Immeasurable Love of God Outline: In the previous chapter, the mystery of the church was unraveled. We’ve learned that contrary to traditional Jewish belief, the church is not a reorganization of the Jewish community. Rather, it is an entirely new entity where there’s no more distinction between JewsContinue reading “Ephesians – Chapter 3”

Ephesians – Chapter 2 (Part 2)

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 2:11-22 – A People Brought Near to God | The Church as the Temple of Christ Outline: In the second half of chapter 2, we will continue to study the blessings that we received when we became Christians. In the first half (vv1-10), we learned that we are a people madeContinue reading “Ephesians – Chapter 2 (Part 2)”

Ephesians – Chapter 2 (Part 1)

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 2:1-10 – A People Made Alive | Saved by the Grace of God Outline: In chapter 2, Paul revealed two major blessings that Christians received when they believed in Christ: The first is being made alive in Christ (vv1-10) and the second is being brought near to God (vv11-22). To understandContinue reading “Ephesians – Chapter 2 (Part 1)”

Ephesians – Chapter 01

by Jeff Dominguez Chapter 01 – The Church as the Body of Christ | Chosen by God and for God Before the Foundation of the World Outline: Hello there! we will now begin with our study of Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians. And as we discussed in the introduction, Paul’s goal in writing this letterContinue reading “Ephesians – Chapter 01”