19+ Barnes Commentary On Ephesians 6 Background. 6:59 christian sermons and audio books 22 664 просмотра. The spiritual armour needed against spiritual foes.
And, after exploring previous explications of this hymnic and admonitory epistle in detail, he concludes that it was intended for gentile christians converted after paul's visits to ephesus. Ephesians, (335) all of the repeated phrases from the whole letter of ephesians found. 389) wrote, all the church's triumphs over sin and error have been effected by the word of god.
The spiritual armour needed against spiritual foes.
If we take 'the spirit' as meaning 'the spiritual life' in general, it is possible that he is telling the ephesians to arm themselves with the word (or message) of god, which acts upon the spirit like a sword (cf. The letters to philemon, the colossians, and the ephesians: Ephesians 6:24 or grace and immortality to all who love our lord jesus christ. 24 grace be with all them that love our lord jesus christ in asincerity.