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by Bryan Chapell




The apostle Paul wrote to the house churches of the ancient metropolis of Ephesus with this amazing truth: through such as you the purposes of Christ will fill the world; he is transforming all things for you and through you. For this collection of churches in a culture antagonistic to the gospel, the apostle Paul pens themes so grand they can still take our breath away, and they often move the apostle to doxology and prayer.Bryan Chapell, noted preacher and teacher of preaching, unfolds Paul's glorious description of how the triumph of the church will occur and what our roles are in Christ's ultimate victory. When we lift our eyes beyond personal borders to share even a glimpse of Paul's expansive vision, then we, too, will join his doxology for God's amazing grace that saves individuals, empowers the church, and through both, transforms the world.This exposition of Ephesians is accessible to both pastors and lay readers, as are all titles in the Reformed Expository Commentary series. Each provides exposition that gives careful attention to the biblical text, is doctrinally Reformed, focuses on Christ through the lens of redemptive history, and applies the Bible to our contemporary setting.
Download Ephesians (Reformed Expository Commentary) epub
ISBN: 1596380160
ISBN13: 978-1596380165
Category: Bibles
Subcategory: Bible Study & Reference
Author: Bryan Chapell
Language: English
Publisher: P & R Publishing (August 10, 2009)
Pages: 400 pages
ePUB size: 1466 kb
FB2 size: 1373 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 951
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Gamba
This is the first volume in this series that I have purchased so far (I fully intend to own them all eventually). I have been thoroughly impressed! Bryan Chapell writes clearly and concisely but lacks nothing in godly inspiration. I sometimes am so impressed with something he writes that I must immediately share it with other Christian friends (via Facebook, for example). I am currently doing an in-depth (for a layman) study of Ephesians for a Sunday School class, and am systematically reading through nine different commentaries. Chapell's is by far my favorite in terms of readability and the sense of inspiration that I receive from it.

Without taking anything away from a well-deserved five-star recommendation, potential readers should, however, be aware that this commentary is not purely exegetical in nature, giving a detailed verse-by-verse exegesis of each passage. Rather, it is an expository commentary, meaning that it has more of the feeling of a series of sermons than of a scholarly tome. This, of course, is by design. Anyone looking for a detailed analysis of the Greek text, with extensive exploration of the many textual variants, should look elsewhere. But I consider this to be an excellent work, and I highly recommend it to everyone, no matter their level of formal theological training.
Ichalote
I led a group through an Ephesians Bible study and this was one of four commentaries that I read in preparation. It was my favorite for relatablilty of deep truths that were presented in an easy to understand way without losing theological grounding. Would be a great devotional read alongside ephesians for personal study.
Thorgahuginn
Excellent commentary, non-academic but full of interesting and useful background information, with deep devotional insights. It was a great help as I prepared to lead Bible studies on Ephesians. And reasonably priced!
Kazijora
Dr. Chapell is excellent in his exegesis of Ephesians. Highly recommend!
Cordabor
Excellent, informative, accurately written and biblical.
Unnis
This commentary is a great source for preaching and teaching material dealing with Paul's letter to the church at Ephesus. I utilize it on a regular basis.
greed style
It's Bryan Chapell... Of course it's great!
Awesome work