Book of Ephesians
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No salvation without Jesus Christ; union with Christ; obstacles to union with Christ; the condition of man needs dramatic measures; our need to understand what our salvation means; the greatness of God's power and the depths of sin; to understand sin is to understand what God has done for us; a burden for evangelism.
The greatness and glory of the Christian salvation; the Biblical view of man contrasted with the worldly views; life; our relationship with God; outside the life of God there is only corruption; man in sin is dead; the misery of the life of sin; to be without God is to be in the world; the reality of the devil.
The importance of doctrine; the explanation of the condition of man; man in sin and his ideas about himself; natural man hates Christ; Adam; the only man who had free-will; born with a disobedient nature; sins are nature; not actions; the doctrine of original sin. (Includes comments about the death of Latimer and Ridley).
The desires of the mind and the lust of the flesh; the Scriptural meaning of the word 'flesh'; the desires of the mind; none are exempt; jealousy; envy; malice : the desires of the mind.
Under the wrath of God by nature; modern ideas of the wrath of God; the word 'wrath' defined; the compatibility of wrath and love; our condition by nature; our position in Christ; the significance of death before the Law; in Christ as in Adam.
A defence of expository preaching; man in sin without the grace of God; man governed by the flesh and the mind; God has put a control on the powers of sin and evil; citizens of another kingdom; the Christian and war.
The gospel of hope; the Gospel revolutionises our thinking; to think in a spiritual manner; a new creature in Christ; salvation entirely the result of God's action; why God acts in salvation; the contrast between God and man; held captive by the devil.
The condition and state of the Christian; that which is true is to be grasped experientially; the doctrine of our union with Christ is fundamental to Christian life; Adam our federal head; this teaching explained; mystical union with Christ; a new spirit of life; regeneration makes a new Christian.
Salvation comparable to the resurrection of Christ; no longer under Law; but grace; born a child of Adam; crucified with Christ; a new humanity; the desires of the new man; the will of the Christian is exercised in a new direction.
The practical meaning of being seated in the heavenly places; the desires that govern the life of believer and unbeliever; strangers and pilgrims separated from the world; this is the position of the believer; hid with Christ in God; a foretaste of glory; the importance of the word 'seated'.