By comparing what we were
Ephesians 2:1 And you hath he quickened also that were deade in treaspas & synne, Ephesians 2:2 in the whiche in time passed, yet walked accordynge to the course of thys worlde, & after the gouerner that ruleth in the ayer, the spyrite that nowe worketh in the chyldren of vnbelefe,
Ephesians 2:3 amonge whiche we also had our conuersation in tyme paste, in the lustes of oure fleshe, and fulfylled the wyll of the fleshe and of the mynde, and were naturallye the chyldren of wrath, euen as well as other. Ephesians 2:4 But God whiche is ryche in mercye thorow his great loue wherewith he loued vs,
with what we are by grace,
Ephesians 2:5 euen when we were dead by synne, hath quickened vs together in Christ (for by grace are ye saued) Ephesians 2:6 and hath rayseth vs vp together, & made vs sitte together in heauenly thynges thorowe Christ Iesu, Ephesians 2:7 for to shewe in tymes to come the excedinge riches of hys grace in kyndnes to vswarde in Christe Iesus. Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye made safe thorowe fayth, and that not of youre selues. For it is the gyfte of God, Ephesians 2:9 and commeth not of workes, leste anye man should bost him selfe.
he declareth, that we are made for good works:
Ephesians 2:10 For we are his worckmanshyp created in Christe Iesus to good workes, vnto the, whyche God ordeined vs before, þt we should walke in them.
and should not live as Gentiles,
Ephesians 2:11 Wherfore remember that ye, beynge in tyme passed Gentyles in fleshe, and were called vncircumcision to them whiche are called circumcision in the fleshe, whiche circumcision is made by handes:
and foreigners in time past,
Ephesians 2:12 Remember I saye, that ye were at that tyme without Christe, and were reputed aliantes from the commen welth of Israel, and were straungers from the testamentes of promes, and had no hope and were wythout God in thys worlde.
being brought near by Christ,
Ephesians 2:13 But nowe in Christ Iesu, ye whych a whyle ago were farre of are made nygh by the bloud of Christe. Ephesians 2:14 For he is our peace, whiche had made of both one, and hath broken doune the wall þt was a stop betwene vs, Ephesians 2:15 and hath also put awaye thorowe hys fleshe the cause of hatred (that is to saye, the lawe of commaundementes contayned in the lawe written) for to make of twayne one newe man in hym selfe, so makinge peace: Ephesians 2:16 and to reconcile both vnto God in one body thorowe his crosse, and slew hatered therby: Ephesians 2:17 and came and preached peace to you, whiche were a farre of, and to them that were nygh. Ephesians 2:18 For thorowe hym we both haue an open waye in, in one spyrite vnto the father.
but as citizens with the saints, and the family of God.
Ephesians 2:19 Nowe therfore ye are no more straungers and foreners, but citizyns with the sainctes, and of the houshold of God: Ephesians 2:20 and are buylt vpon the foundation of the Apostles & Prophetes, Iesus Christe beynge the head corner stone, Ephesians 2:21 in whom euerye buyldinge coupled together, groweth vnto an holye temple in the Lorde, Ephesians 2:22 in whom ye also are buylde together, and made an habitacion for god in the spyryte.