which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
Cross ReferencesJohn 1:16
From His fullness we have all received grace upon grace.
1 Corinthians 12:6
There are different ways of working, but the same God works all things in all men.
1 Corinthians 12:27
Now you are the body of Christ, and each of you is a member of it.
His purpose was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms,
and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
He who descended is the very one who ascended above all the heavens, in order to fill all things.
to equip the saints for works of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God, as we mature to the full measure of the stature of Christ.
For we are members of His body.
And He is the head of the body, the church; He is the beginning and firstborn from among the dead, so that in all things He may have preeminence.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is lacking in regard to Christ's afflictions for the sake of His body, which is the church.
and he loses connection to the head, from whom the whole body, supported and knit together by its joints and ligaments, grows as God causes it to grow.
Here there is no Greek or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, or free, but Christ is all and is in all.
Chapter Outline1. After Paul's salutation,
3. and thanksgiving for the Ephesians,
4. he treats of our election,
6. and adoption by grace;
11. which is the true and proper fountain of man's salvation.
13. And because the height of this mystery cannot be easily attained unto,
16. he prays that they may come to the full knowledge and possession thereof in Christ.
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Ephesians 4:4, 12
1 Corinthians 12:12-27
Colossians 1:18, 24
1 Corinthians 12:6
1 Corinthians 15:28
Colossians 2:9, 10
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