For this reason… (Eph. 2:15, 3:1, 14)

We continue in our two week series through Ephesians 1–3, with guest writer Dr. David Starling.

For this reason… | Eph. 2:15, 3:1, 14

Today we focus on just one phrase, “For this reason…”, repeated by Paul three times in the first three chapters of the letter, as a kind of introduction to the prayers that he prays for the Ephesians.

Before you turn to Ephesians to explore what Paul says about his reasons for prayer, it would be worth taking a moment or two to ponder your own: if you had to give a reason for what you pray, and for why you pray for the things that you pray for, what would it be?

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