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In summation, this passage pours out the blessings we as believers have because of the work of Chris...
Ephesians 1:3-14
All notes are from 2-5-09: Not only is Paul intent on praising God for who he is and what he has done for the saints (Eph.
Ephesians 1:15-23
Paul takes a significant turn from Eph 1 here in chapter 2 as he implicates that the things he has b...
Ephesians 2:1-10
A few questions: Why the repetition of hoti in verses 11-12? Could this be important in the understa...
Ephesians 2:11-22
Some questions and initial answers for this passage: Q: What is the sense of why this "mystery" sudd...
Ephesians 3:1-13
Questions in this section: Q: What type of "love" is being talked about in verse 17b? Is it God's et...
Ephesians 3:14-21
Some of the questions and initial answers: Q: Who are the captives?  In Psalm 68:18, "he received gifts.
Ephesians 4:1-16
This passage is basically full of several practical applications flowing out from what it means to put on the new self (Eph 4:24).
Ephesians 4:25-5:2
This passage was first completed back the week after it was due (I wasn't in class the week that we studied this passage).
Ephesians 4:17-24
The main idea from Eph.
Ephesians 5:3-14
Thoughts and ideas and questions: Q: How does this section go together? How are the imperative verbs...
Ephesians 5:22-33
This passage contains two distinct relationships which at first may not appear connected, but are more so when some attention is given them.
Ephesians 6:1-9
As a final "content" section, this passage brings up many of the themes that have been seen througho...
Ephesians 6:10-20
There is not really a lot of "new" instruction in this section, as Paul relates how Tychicus will le...
Ephesians 6:21-24
The flow of verses 6-8 is a question-response, and Jesus' response was to his disciples' question ab...
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Walk Wisely in Understanding
Ephesians 5:15-21
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Published June 1st, 2012
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2009-04-13 07:46:53
2009-04-16 20:17:37
Thoughts... The dia touto in verse 17 seems to be the major dividing point here in this passage, and is explaining 15-16 in this way: "because the days are evil, we should be carefully how we walk, and therefore we should not be foolish/unwise in our living, but understanding the ways of Jesus and being wise in imitating him." The ideas of chapters 4-5 continue here: the light/darkness contrast is for the will of the Lord to shine and for the sleepers to rise up from the dead and not do the deeds of darkness (the deeds of darkness are implied in the dia touto and correspond with the idea of evil days), imitating Christ is done by being filled with the Spirit (Jesus himself had the Spirit descend on him), putting on the new man means no longer getting drunk and filling oneself (and allowing oneself to be filled) with anything but the Spirit. Clearly, the message of Eph. 4:1 continues in this section, as the usage of the verb "to walk" continues; walking in a worthy manner means being careful that one is living as wise, and understanding the will of the Lord and being filled with the Spirit and by the Spirit (resulting from how we interact with others and with our hearts toward God and also as a purpose, i.e. Christians are to perform v 19-21 in order that God will work through that to fill other CHristians with his Spirit--God delights to use the unity of the body and the encouragement of worship to fill his people with his Spirit! other notes: getting drunk fills one up physcially, being filled with the Spirit (which happens through encouragement through psalms/hyms/singing) does this as well...and it is God who fills us with his Spirit through these things (his Word, spoken through others, etc.). Q: Verse 17 seems to be the key here...how does it fit in with the idea of walking (verse 15), and where does it fit in with the rest of the passage? Q: What does it look like to be filled with the Spirit? getting drunk fills one up physcially, being filled with the Spirit (which happens through encouragement through psalms/hyms/singing) does this as well...and it is God who fills us with his Spirit through these things (his Word, spoken through others, etc.).
10000000006211 6211 Notes 2009-04-13 07:46:53 2009-04-16 20:17:37 Thoughts... The dia touto in verse 17 seems to be the major dividing point here in this passage, and is explaining 15-16 in this way: "because the days are evil, we should be carefully how we walk, and therefore we should not be foolish/unwise in our living, but understanding the ways of Jesus and being wise in imitating him." The ideas of chapters 4-5 continue here: the light/darkness contrast is for the will of the Lord to shine and for the sleepers to rise up from the dead and not do the deeds of darkness (the deeds of darkness are implied in the dia touto and correspond with the idea of evil days), imitating Christ is done by being filled with the Spirit (Jesus himself had the Spirit descend on him), putting on the new man means no longer getting drunk and filling oneself (and allowing oneself to be filled) with anything but the Spirit. Clearly, the message of Eph. 4:1 continues in this section, as the usage of the verb "to walk" continues; walking in a worthy manner means being careful that one is living as wise, and understanding the will of the Lord and being filled with the Spirit and by the Spirit (resulting from how we interact with others and with our hearts toward God and also as a purpose, i.e. Christians are to perform v 19-21 in order that God will work through that to fill other CHristians with his Spirit--God delights to use the unity of the body and the encouragement of worship to fill his people with his Spirit! other notes: getting drunk fills one up physcially, being filled with the Spirit (which happens through encouragement through psalms/hyms/singing) does this as well...and it is God who fills us with his Spirit through these things (his Word, spoken through others, etc.). Q: Verse 17 seems to be the key here...how does it fit in with the idea of walking (verse 15), and where does it fit in with the rest of the passage? Q: What does it look like to be filled with the Spirit? getting drunk fills one up physcially, being filled with the Spirit (which happens through encouragement through psalms/hyms/singing) does this as well...and it is God who fills us with his Spirit through these things (his Word, spoken through others, etc.). notes
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βλέπετε οὖν ἀκριβῶς πῶς περιπατεῖτε
Therefore, look carefully how you walk,
μὴ ὡς ἄσοφοι
not (walking) as unwise (people)
ἀλλ' ὡς σοφοί
but (walking) as wise (people),
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ἐξαγοραζόμενοι τὸν καιρόν
making the most of the time,
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ὅτι αἱ ἡμέραι πονηραί εἰσιν
because the days are evil.
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διὰ τοῦτο μὴ γίνεσθε ἄφρονες
For this reason (because the days are evil), do not be foolish,
ἀλλὰ συνίετε τί τὸ θέλημα τοῦ κυρίου
but understand what is the will of the Lord.
καὶ μὴ μεθύσκεσθε οἴνῳ ἐν ᾧ ἐστιν ἀσωτία
And (as an example) do not be drunk with wine, in which is reckless living (which is not the will of the Lord),
ἀλλὰ πληροῦσθε ἐν πνεύματι
but be filled (being drunk in a different way!) with (and by) the Spirit (which is the will of the Lord),
λαλοῦντες ἑαυτοῖς ἐν ψαλμοῖς καὶ ὕμνοις καὶ ᾠδαῖς πνευματικαῖς
speaking to each other with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
ᾄδοντες καὶ ψάλλοντες τῇ καρδίᾳ ὑμῶν τῷ κυρίῳ
(and) singing and singing praises in your hearts to the Lord,
εὐχαριστοῦντες πάντοτε ὑπὲρ πάντων ἐν ὀνόματι τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρί
(and) giving thanks always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to (our) God and Father,
ὑποτασσόμενοι ἀλλήλοις ἐν φόβῳ Χριστοῦ
(and) submitting to each other in reverence/fear of Christ.
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10000000006211 6211 Arc 2009-04-13 07:46:53 2009-04-16 20:17:37 editing Ephesians 5 15 5 21 Ephesians 5:15-21 49 NT tisch mine i177508 i177509 i177510 i177511 i177495 βλέπετε οὖν ἀκριβῶς πῶς περιπατεῖτε Therefore, look carefully how you walk, i177512 i177496 μὴ ὡς ἄσοφοι not (walking) as unwise (people) i177497 ἀλλ' ὡς σοφοί but (walking) as wise (people), negativepositive 2 ideaexplanation 1 i177498 ἐξαγοραζόμενοι τὸν καιρόν making the most of the time, actionmanner 1 i177499 ὅτι αἱ ἡμέραι πονηραί εἰσιν because the days are evil. ground 1 i177513 i177514 i177500 διὰ τοῦτο μὴ γίνεσθε ἄφρονες For this reason (because the days are evil), do not be foolish, i177501 ἀλλὰ συνίετε τί τὸ θέλημα τοῦ κυρίου but understand what is the will of the Lord. negativepositive 2 i177515 i177502 καὶ μὴ μεθύσκεσθε οἴνῳ ἐν ᾧ ἐστιν ἀσωτία And (as an example) do not be drunk with wine, in which is reckless living (which is not the will of the Lord), i177516 i177503 ἀλλὰ πληροῦσθε ἐν πνεύματι but be filled (being drunk in a different way!) with (and by) the Spirit (which is the will of the Lord), i177517 i177504 λαλοῦντες ἑαυτοῖς ἐν ψαλμοῖς καὶ ὕμνοις καὶ ᾠδαῖς πνευματικαῖς speaking to each other with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, i177505 ᾄδοντες καὶ ψάλλοντες τῇ καρδίᾳ ὑμῶν τῷ κυρίῳ (and) singing and singing praises in your hearts to the Lord, i177506 εὐχαριστοῦντες πάντοτε ὑπὲρ πάντων ἐν ὀνόματι τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρί (and) giving thanks always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to (our) God and Father, i177507 ὑποτασσόμενοι ἀλλήλοις ἐν φόβῳ Χριστοῦ (and) submitting to each other in reverence/fear of Christ. series actionresult 2 negativepositive 2 ideaexplanation 1 inference 2 1 1 1 tisch 25 mine 25 a 50 discourse
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