By comparing what we were
Ephesians 2:1 And you hath he quickened where as ye were deed in treaspasses and synnes, Ephesians 2:2 in the which in tyme passed ye walked, accordyng to the course of this worlde, euen after the gouerner that ruleth in the ayer, the sprete that nowe worketh in the chyldren of vnbelefe
Ephesians 2:3 amonge whom we all had oure conuersacyon also in tyme past, in the lustes of oure flesshe, and fulfylled the wyll of the flesshe and of the mynde: and were by nature the chyldren of wrath, euen as well as other. Ephesians 2:4 But God which is riche in mercy (for his greate loue wher with he loued vs,
with what we are by grace,
Ephesians 2:5 euen when we were deed by synnes) quyckened vs together in Christ (by grace are ye saued) Ephesians 2:6 and raysed vs vp together with hym and made vs sytte together with him amonge them of heauen in Christ Iesu. Ephesians 2:7 That in tymes to come he myght shewe the exceadynge, ryches of hys grace, in kyndnes to vs warde thorowe Chryst Iesu. Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye made safe thorow fayth, and that not of youre selues. It is the gyfte of God, Ephesians 2:9 and commeth not of workes, lest eny man shulde boast him selfe
he declareth, that we are made for good works:
Ephesians 2:10 For we are his worckmanshyppe, created in Chryst Iesu vnto good workes, whiche God ordeyned, that we shulde walke in them.
and should not live as Gentiles,
Ephesians 2:11 Wherfore, remember that ye beynge in tyme passed gentyls in the flesshe, were called vncircumcisyon from that whych is called circumcisyon in the flesshe, which circumcision is made by handes:
and foreigners in time past,
Ephesians 2:12 remember (I saye) that at that tyme ye were without Chryst, beynge aliauntes from the comen welth of Israel, and straungers from the testamentes of the promes hauynge no hope, and beynge with out God in this worlde.
being brought near by Christ,
Ephesians 2:13 But nowe by þe meanes of Christ Iesu, ye which somtyme were farre of, are made nye by the bloude of Chryst. Ephesians 2:14 For he is oure peace, which hath made of both one, and hath broken downe the wall that was a stoppe betwene vs, Ephesians 2:15 and hath also put awaye thorowe his flesshe, the cause of hatred, euen the lawe of commaundementes contayned in the lawe wrytten, for to make of twayne one newe man in hym selfe, so makynge peace, Ephesians 2:16 and to reconcyle both vnto God in one body thorowe the crosse, & slewe hatred therby: Ephesians 2:17 and came, and preached peace to you which were a farre of, and to them that were nye. Ephesians 2:18 For thorowe hym we both haue an intraunce, in one sprete vnto the father.
but as citizens with the saints, and the family of God.
Ephesians 2:19 Now therfore, ye are not straungers, and foreyners: but citesyns with the sayntes & of the housholde of God: Ephesians 2:20 and are buylt vpon the foundacyon of the Apostles and Prophetes, Iesus Chryst him selfe beynge the heed corner stone, Ephesians 2:21 in whom what buyldynge soeuer is coupled together, it groweth vnto an holy temple in the Lorde, Ephesians 2:22 in whom ye also are buylt together, to be an habitacion of God thorowe the ghost.