Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand discussion of the Scriptures, without relying on jargon or slogans. An Online Bible Commentary You Can Understand Welcome to BibleRef.com, the free online Bible study site. Commentary on Ephesians 4:7-16 (Read Ephesians 4:7-16) Unto every believer is given some gift of grace, for their mutual help. A call for unity among God’s people. 4 1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called,. Ephesians 4:26. All is given as seems best to Christ to bestow upon every one. (1) The foundation for all exhortation. Ephesians 4:1 “I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called” “Therefore”: “This conjunction makes a transition, denoting that what follows is a logical and necessary result from what has preceded” (Boles p. 263). Ephesians 4 – Living to God’s Glory A. 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 1. Ephesians 4 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Here, you can find book-by-book, chapter-by-chapter, and verse-by-verse commentary on the entire Bible (eventually). Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. Ephesians 4:11-16 The Intended Plan Of God To Use Offices And Gifts In The Church; Ephesians 4:17-24 The Importance Of Being Who We Are In Christ; Ephesians 4:25-32 Paul Warns The Ephesians To Avoid The Kind Of Behavior That Destroys Fellowship; Ephesians 5:1 … I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you … The Unity of the Spirit. Designed to strengthen the global church with a widely accessible, theologically sound, and pastorally wise resource for understanding and applying the overarching storyline of the Bible, this commentary series features the full text of the ESV Bible passage by passage, with crisp and theologically rich exposition and application. Anger is neither commanded, nor quite prohibited; but this is commanded, not to permit sin to enter into anger: it is like poison, which is sometimes used as medicine, but must be managed with the utmost caution. He received for them, that he might give to them, a large measure of gifts … Ὀργίζεσθε καὶ μὴ ἁμαρτάνετε , be angry and sin not ) So the LXX, Psalm 4:5 .