January 10, 2017
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul reminds his readers of who they are: once alienated, but now, through the work of Christ, reconciled to God and to each other to become God’s dwelling place on earth. In issuing this reminder, Alistair Begg explains, Paul was showing God’s grace to the people he served. Indeed, Paul was a prisoner for Christ, pouring himself out for them. Today, we have the same responsibility: to serve and to show grace to the ones God has placed around us.
1For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles—
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