Apostolic Writings:  

The Assembly of Ephesios

Chapter 2

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Elohim's Power Manifest in the Salvation of Goyim and Yehudah (2:1-10)

Mashiach's letter through the Shliach Paulos

2:1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins

2:2 In which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the ruach who now works in the sons of disobedience,

2:3 Among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the others.

2:4 But Elohim, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

2:5 Even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Mashiach (by grace you have been saved),

2:6 And has raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Mashiach Yehoshua (יהושע):

2:7 That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Mashiach Yehoshua (יהושע).

2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of Elohim:

2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Mashiach Yehoshua (יהושע) to good works, which Elohim has before ordained that we should walk in them.

One New Man in Mashiach, Non-Jews graft into Yisrael as One People of YHWH

2:11 Wherefore remember, that you being in time past Goyim in the flesh, who are called "arelim" (uncircumcised ones) by that which is called the Brit-Milah in the flesh made by hands;

2:12 That at that time you were without Mashiach, utterly estranged and outlawed from the rights of Yisrael as a nation, and strangers with no share in the covenants of promise, having no tikvah, and without Elohim in the world:

2:13 But now in Mashiach Yehoshua (יהושע) you who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Mashiach.

2:14 For HE is our shalom, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of partition [between us];

2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the Torah of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making shalom;

2:16 And that he might reconcile both to Elohim in ONE BODY by the execution stake, having slain the enmity thereby:

2:17 And came and proclaimed shalom to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

2:18 For through him we both have access by ONE Ruach to ha AVI.

2:19 Now therefore you are no more zarim and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the Set-Apart Ones, and of the household of Elohim;

2:20 And are built upon the Yesod of the shlichim and neviim, Yehoshua (יהושע) Mashiach himself being the Rosh Pinah;

2:21 In whom the whole building fitted together, grows into a Set-Apart Dwelling Place in YHWH (יהוה):

2:22 In whom you also are builded together for an habitation of Elohim through the Ruach.

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2:13 faroff is a hebraic expression including in Daniel 9:7

Aliens - no residence
Strangers - no relations
Foreigners - no rights

2:20 Rosh Pinah = chief corner [stone]

Building blueprint

Eph 2:1-10 Materials for the Building
- Past Sentence of Guilt (Eph 2:1-3)
- Present Salvation of Elohim (Eph 2:4-6)
- Permanent Standing in Unmerited favour (Eph 2:7-10)

Eph 2:11-22 Making of the Building
- Past Isolation from the Commonwealth (Eph 2:11-12)
- Peaceful Integration into Mashiach (Eph 2:13-18)
- Pleasant Incorporation unto the Rosh Pinah (Chief Corner) (Eph 2:19-22

Togetherness in building making

Recovery - "He might gather together in one all things in Mashiach" Eph 1:10
Restoration - "has quickened us together with Mashiach" Eph 2:5
Resurrection - "has raised us up together" Eph 2:6
Rest - "made us sit together in heavenly places in Mashiach Yeshua" Eph 2:6
Renovation - "fitly framed together grows unto a Set Apart temple in Adonay" Eph 2:21
Reuniting - "builded together for an habitation of Elohim through the Ruach" Eph 2:22
Reciprocation - "the whole body fitly joined together" Eph 4:16