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The Purpose of God: An Exposition of Ephesians

ISBN: 9781857926095


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Paul's epistle to the Ephesians is possibly best known for its description of the 'Christian's Armor.' The letter is a reminder to the churches in Asia to live out their faith in the light of the redemption unveiled by God. It is a section of scripture that has lastingly influenced many believers throughout church history.

R. C. Sproul lootheks at the main issues raised in Ephesians. These include how to overcome idolatry, God's sovereignty in ALL things and the importance of fellowship and commitment to the church for healthy spiritual growth.

There are many areas in the epistle which have occasioned real dispute in the Christian Church and these are dealt with in Sproul's customary style–deep profundity allied to a sure touch in communicating illuminating truth. You will be surprised at how freshly Paul's understanding of the Christian faith leaps off the page.

For more from Dr. Sproul, check out the Crossway R.C. Sproul Collection (6 vols.).

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“The key work of the Holy Spirit in regeneration is not giving new knowledge to the brain but changing the disposition of the heart.” (Page 39)

“Gentlemen, the essence of Christian theology is grace and the essence of Christian ethics is gratitude.’” (Page 59)

“The majority viewpoint today is that, in all probability, the epistle to the Ephesians was written originally as a circular letter.” (Page 11)

“But the reason why certain gifts are given for leadership is to equip the believers for ministry. The church is to be a mobilised army.” (Page 103)

“The first is that election and predestination belong to the whole scope of salvation” (Pages 22–23)

There is a freshness and vigor in this work which makes for easy reading, yet clearly it is under-girded by sound biblical scholarship...immensely practical.

—Frederick S. Leahy, Banner of Truth Magazine

R.C Sproul is undoubtedly a gifted communicator and writer ... He is extremely clear and relevant.

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  • Title: The Purpose of God: Ephesians
  • Author: R. C. Sproul
  • Series: R. C. Sproul Exposition Collection
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Print Publication Date: 1994
  • Logos Release Date: 2010
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. Ephesians › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781857926095, 1857926099
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-30T02:31:20Z

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R. C. Sproul

R. C. Sproul (1939– 2017) was a respected teacher, theologian, pastor. He was the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries where he served as executive editor of Tabletalk magazine.

Sproul held degrees from Westminster College, Pittsburgh-Xenia Theological Seminary, Free University of Amsterdam, and Whitefield Theological Seminary. He taught at several colleges and seminaries including Reformed Theological Seminary and Knox Theological Seminary. He served as senior minister of preaching and teaching at Saint Andrew’s Chapel, in Sanford, Florida. Sproul’s teaching can be heard daily on the ‘Renewing Your Mind’ radio broadcast which plays in over 40 countries.

Sproul wrote over 70 books and articles including the classic The Holiness of God and several theological articles in Tabletalk magazine.


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