In this historical novel, David deSilva paints a vivid portrait of Ephesus and brings to life the compelling struggles faced by early Christians. Supplemented by historical images and explanatory sidebars, this imaginative novel digs into the early Christians' conflict with the religious cults of the day as well as the Roman empire.
In first-century Ephesus, life is not easy for women. In this gripping novel, Holly Beers introduces us to the first-century setting where Paul first proclaimed the gospel. Illuminated by historical images and explanatory sidebars, this lively story not only shows us the rich tapestry of life in a Greco-Roman city, it also foregrounds the interior life of one woman—and the radical new freedom the gospel promised her.
Unlike Paul's letters to the Galatians or the Corinthians, the letter to the Ephesians contains almost no clues about the situation and issues its recipients faced, yet it vividly depicts how God's will revealed in Christ reorients believers' lives toward new life in Christ. In this Tyndale Commentary, Darrell Bock shows how this precious jewel of a letter combines gospel doctrine, enablement, and exhortation to life.
In Timothy Gombis's dramatic reading of Ephesians we are drawn into a theological and cultural engagement with this epochal story of redemption. The Drama of Ephesians stands in the space between commentaries and specialized studies in Ephesians. Here you will renew your excitement for studying, preaching and teaching this great letter of Paul.
For those who long to delve into the mind and purposes of God, few books are more helpful than Paul's letter to the Ephesians. Here Walter Liefeld's commentary illuminates the writings of the apostle as he paints in broad strokes the great plan of God for his church, centered on its head, Jesus Christ, and living out its calling in praise of God's glory.
Millions responded to Karl Marx's vision of a new man and a new society. But "Paul presents a greater vision still--a new creation," writes John Stott. He expounds the text of Paul's letter to the Ephesians and describes God's radical, satisfying solution for the human predicament.
This commentary, edited by Mark J. Edwards, offers a clear view of the early church's best thought on three important New Testament epistles: Galatians, Ephesians and Philippians. It focuses on the central Christian doctrines of Christ, salvation and the church.
In this first volume of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, you will encounter the reformers? fervor for the gospel of justification by faith as they retrieve it from these two letters of Paul. Spanning Latin, German, French, Dutch and English authors from a variety of streams within the Protestant movement, this commentary speaks with singular passion to a diverse contemporary church.
This ACT volume is the second of two volumes that will offer a first English translation of the anonymous fourth-century commentary on the thirteen letters of Paul. Widely viewed as one of the finest pre-Reformation commentaries on the Pauline Epistles, this commentary, until the time of Erasmus, was attributed to Ambrose. The name Ambrosiaster ("Star of Ambrose") seems to hav been given to the anonymous author of the work by its Benedictine editors (1686- 1690).
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