And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the Spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: among whom also we all behaved in times past in the lusts of our Flesh, fulfilling the desires of the Flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. But Elohim, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with the Messiah, by grace ye are saved; and hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in the Messiah Yahshua: that in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness towards us through the Messiah Yahshua. For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of Yahweh: not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in the Messiah Yahshua unto good works, which Elohim hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the Flesh, who are called uncircumcision by that which is called the circumcision in the Flesh made by hands; that at that time ye were without the Messiah, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of Promise, having no hope, and without Yahweh in the World: but now in the Messiah Yahshua ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the Blood of the Messiah. For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; having abolished in his Flesh the enmity, even the Law of Commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace; and that he might reconcile both unto Elohim in one Body by the [torture] stake, having slain the enmity thereby: and came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh. For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father. Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the Saints, and of the household of Elohim; and are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Yahshua the Messiah Himself being the Chief corner stone; in whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an Holy temple in Yahweh: in whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of Elohim through the Spirit.

(Ephesians 2:1-22)

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KEY CONCEPTS



You were Spiritually Dead due to your own doing.


In the Past, you conformed to the world's reality
as determined by the Enemy, who is A Prince of God,


Although, this Prince now deliberately promote disobediance,
in all humans who still let Lust and Fleshly desires
rule us; making them prone to Gods Wrath.


Even through this all, God so loved us,
by grace alone - even while we were sinners,
that he now transformed us
together with Yeshua, the Messiah.


He raised us up with the Messiah
and called us to sit with Him in Heavenly Places,
so that in the ages to come, grace will follow us.


We are saved by Grace, and Faith, not because of ourselves.
Grace, the Elohim orderred upon us, as we are His handiwork.


Remember that before, you used to be Gentiles,
aliens to the nation of Israel,
and not included in the Promises that belonged to them alone.
You had no hope, and was without Yahweh in the world.


The Blood of Yeshua, made you enter the new reality.
For Yeshua made both, Jew and Gentile.
He broke the wall between us,
by abolishing the vain practices of tradition.


He made the Jew and Gentile into one family and so made peace.
By this reconciliation, Yeshua defeated the enemy,
The prince of the Air, or Death.


Now, we all have access to the Father,
through the Spirit of Elohim.


This initiated Gentiles into God's household,
making us rightful heirs, brothers and children of the Almighty Father.


This started a building process,
where the Prophets and Apostles are the foundations,


Yeshua, the main corner stone,
and the new Israel, the formation of the Holy Temple of Elohim.


In this temple, you are a brick and in this community,
Yahweh will dwell through His Spirit.



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