We continue in our two week series through Ephesians 1–3, with guest writer Dr. David Starling.
Beginning with a Blessing | Eph. 1:1–10
You can tell a lot about a letter from the way it begins: Paul’s letter-openings are never just conventional throat-clearing, warming up his voice (and warming up the audience) before he gets into the things that really matter. In every letter, the opening paragraphs are already aimed at accomplishing something—setting the tone and anticipating the issues that the rest of the letter will deal with.