We’re going to try to frame our study of this remarkable letter by thinking about how it is addressed. It comes from …
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God
Which betrays Paul’s understanding of himself, his purpose, his reason to live – and all of it is traced back to God. He is one sent by God.
But it is also written to …
… the saints in Ephesus
But these saint are distinguished – are ought to be distinguished – by one characteristic: faithfulness. They are called to be those who are faithful to God.