Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 17, 2020
In his salutation, Paul presents the dual resources of Grace & Peace through 1) The dual source of his apostolic authority (Eph.1:1a), 2) A dual description of believers (Eph.1:1b), 3) A dual blessing for believers (Ephesians 1:2a), and 4) The dual source of those blessings (Eph. 1:2b).
Ephesians 1:1-2 [1:1] Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus) Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (ESV)
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