Ephesians

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 30 Jul 2019

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I love these kinds of studies on the books of the Bible. It leaves me feeling encouraged and my life is greatly enriched. Thank you for making this available and I would really love to see more of these kinds of studies available soon.
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This is the first book in the Deeper Life  Biblical Commentary  by Joyce Meyer. I have been reading this is a daily devotional, and I feel that, as always, Joyce has a special way of explaining Bible passages that helps me to  understand the Bible in ways that I didn't before. I am grateful to her for undertaking this series.

In this commentary, Joyce begins with background information about the book  of Ephesians that really helped me to understand the conditions Paul lived in while writing it. After that Joyce shares the verses from the Amplified  Bible and adds her own inspired comments. There is much to absorb, and I found I could not skim rapidly through the book because I did want to fully understand and think about the message she shares.

I am looking forward to reading  James from this same series.  This is  definitely a five star book.
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A wonderful commentary from someone we all know and trust.   Takes a deep look into the book of Ephesians and helps us to understand what the writer was trying to tell the church at Ephesus.    Such a great help and a wonderful tool to use.
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Good book by Joyce Meyers. I love the book of Ephesians and her book helps with the context. I highly recommend this book.
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I read this biblical commentary as a devotional and it’s fantastic. Deeply rooted in the word, it’s educational and inspiring. This is a fantastic tool to dig deeper into the Bible and keep yourself rooted in the word. Going forward, any biblical commentary from Joyce Meyer will be an automatic read for me. This was a fantastic book!
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Ephesians by Joyce Meyer is such an enlightening read. This book can be used as a devotional or a bible study. It’s packed with such inspiring words. Joyce has such a way to not only inspire you to be your best you but gives practical ways to live Christ like. She explains God’s word so effectively and meets you where ever you are in your walk of faith. 

Thank you Netgalley for an early copy for my honest review.
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This is a great in depth look at the book of Ephesians. I enjoyed the stroll through the verses and a deeper look at what they mean and how they apply to our lives.

I did get to see a hardcover copy at the story and I would recommend grabbing that so you can actually write down you reflections and thoughts.

A copy of this book was given to me through Netgalley.com. All opinions are my own.
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Joyce Meyer does what I try to do. She sees the content of the message thru God's eyes. She puts prospective into her comments and makes what she sees through God's eyes, into her words. Her insight is then passed onto the reader in easy understood language and content. This books brings into clear insight the book of Ephesians. Would highly recommend it for personal study and devotionals.
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Ephesians is a Biblical commentary that I used as a devotional. Every section has a "Personal Reflections" section that I found to be really insightful. This book will help you dive deeper into a wonderful book of the Bible.
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Meyer's teaching is deeply rooted in the Word and it is no surprise that she would write Bible commentaries. This book is a good general devotional commentary on Ephesians. It is good for general audiences as it does not go into Greek although there is background material included. Meyer at times comments on one verse while at other times covers up to eleven verses in her writing. She spends some time on topics like the fruit of the Spirit and the armor of God. There is usually a personal reflection question at the end of each section with space for journaling although some sections do not have it.

Meyer's commentary is very encouraging. She emphasizes who we are in Christ, encouraging readers to live into that reality. She reminds us of our right standing with God and the intimate relationship we can have with Him. Reviewing Paul's prayers, she encourages us to pray for deeper spiritual things, not what makes us comfortable or fulfills our carnal desires. She also reminds us to pursue spiritual growth and holy living, not to somehow gain God's approval but because of all He has done for us.

This commentary would be good for new Christians or ones not very familiar with the Bible. Meyer writes about the truth contained in a very understandable way. She does not explore some of the more difficult issues in Ephesians, such as what “He led captivity captive” might mean. Readers will gain encouragement and inspiration from the Word in reading this book.

I received a complimentary egalley of this book from the publisher. My comments are an independent and honest review.
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The only option is epub, but I don't have the program to open the document. If there was a kindle option I could make it work! wish I could have read it.
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This is a Bible study on Ephesians that allows the participant a lot of self reflection on their personal walk with the Lord. Meyer also added scripture from throughout that Bible to tie topics together and show how everything was interrelated. This is a good study for a new Christian or a good refresher for Believers.
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"Ephesians" is a Bible commentary on Ephesians that can be used for personal Bible study or even as a devotional. The author provided an amplified version of the verses, doing one to seven verses at a time and working her way through Ephesians. She talked about each group of verses and brought out insights to improve our understanding. She stayed focused on the verses rather than telling funny stories, but it wasn't highly academic or difficult to follow. It's written at a layman's level and contained short enough sections that it could be used for daily devotional reading. She included questions for personal reflection along with space to write in your answer. I have read several commentaries on Ephesians lately, and this is one of the better ones, in my opinion. Overall, I'd recommend this to anyone wanting to better understand Ephesians.
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Ephesians is an in-depth study of the book of Ephesians and the life of Paul. Joyce Meyer consistently creates content that assists the reader in forming a stronger, more developed personal relationship with Jesus Christ. I loved how their was intricate break down of scripture while also giving the opportunity to spend time with the text. I think this is a great resource!
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