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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1By comparing what we were by nature, with what we are by grace,
10he declares that we are made for good works: and being brought near by Christ, should not live as Gentiles and foreigners, as in time past, but as citizens with the saints, and the family of God.
 
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Chapter 2

Verse 1
And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;


you
5,6; 1:19,20; John 5:25; 10:10; 11:25,26; 14:6; Romans 8:2; 1 Corinthians 15:45; Colossians 2:13; 3:1-4
dead
5; 4:18; 5:14; Matthew 8:22; Luke 15:24,32; John 5:21; 2 Corinthians 5:14; 1 Timothy 5:6; 1 John 3:14; Revelation 3:1

Verse 2
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:
in time
3; 4:22; Job 31:7; Acts 19:35; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Colossians 1:21; 3:7; 1 Peter 4:3; 1 John 5:19
walked according
Psalms 17:14; Jeremiah 23:10; Luke 16:8; John 7:7; 8:23; 15:19; Romans 12:2; 1 Corinthians 5:10; Galatians 1:4; 2 Timothy 4:10; James 1:7; 4:4; 1 John 2:15-17; 5:4
the prince
6:12; John 8:44; 12:31; 14:30; 16:11; 1 John 5:19; Revelation 12:9; 13:8,14; 20:2
of the air
Job 1:7,16,19; Revelation 16:17
the spirit
Matthew 12:43-45; Luke 11:21-26; 22:2,3,31; John 13:2,27; Acts 5:3; 2 Corinthians 4:4; 1 John 3:8; 4:4
the children
3; 5:6; Isaiah 30:1; 57:4; Hosea 10:9; Matthew 11:19; 13:38; Colossians 3:6; 1 Peter 1:14; *Gr:; 2 Peter 2:14; *Gr:; 1 John 3:10

Verse 3
Among whom also we all had our conversation 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.
we
Isaiah 53:6; 64:6,7; Daniel 9:5-9; Romans 3:9-19; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Galatians 2:15,16; 3:22; Titus 3:3; 1 Peter 4:3; 1 John 1:8-10
in times
4:17-19; Acts 14:16; 17:30,31; Romans 11:30; 1 Peter 2:10; 1 John 2:8
in the
4:22; Mark 4:19; John 8:44; Romans 1:24; 6:12; 13:14; Galatians 5:16-24; 1 Timothy 6:9; James 4:1-3; 1 Peter 1:14; 2:11; 4:2; 2 Peter 2:18; 1 John 2:16; Jude 1:16-18
fulfilling
Romans 8:7,8; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Galatians 5:19-21
desires
Gr. wills.
John 1:13
by
Genesis 5:3; 6:5; 8:21; Job 14:4; 15:14-16; 25:4; Psalms 51:5; Mark 7:21,22; John 3:1-6; Romans 5:12-19; 7:18; Galatians 2:15,16
children
2; Romans 9:22
even
Romans 3:9,22,23; 1 Corinthians 4:7

Verse 4
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
who
7; 1:7; 3:8; Exodus 33:19; 34:6,7; Nehemiah 9:17; Psalms 51:1; 86:5,15; 103:8-11; Psalms 145:8; Isaiah 55:6-8; Daniel 9:9; Jonah 4:2; Micah 7:18-20; Luke 1:78; Romans 2:4; Romans 5:20,21; 9:23; 10:12; 1 Timothy 1:14; 1 Peter 1:3
his
Deuteronomy 7:7,8; 9:5,6; Jeremiah 31:3; Ezekiel 16:6-8; John 3:14-17; Romans 5:8; 9:15,16; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 3:4-7; 1 John 4:10-19

Verse 5
Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
dead
1; Romans 5:6,8,10
quickened
1; 5:14; John 5:21; 6:63; Romans 8:2
grace ye
Gr. whose grace ye.
8; Acts 15:11; Romans 3:24; 4:16; 11:5,6; 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Titus 2:11; 3:5; Revelation 22:21

Verse 6
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
hath
1:19,20; Romans 6:4,5; Colossians 1:18; 2:12,13; 3:1-3
sit
Matthew 26:29; Luke 12:37; 22:29,30; John 12:26; 14:3; 17:21-26; Revelation 3:20,21
in
1:3

Verse 7
That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.
in the
3:5,21; Psalms 41:13; 106:48; Isaiah 60:15; 1 Timothy 1:17
shew
4; 2 Thessalonians 1:12; 1 Timothy 1:16; 1 Peter 1:12; Revelation 5:9-14
in his
Titus 3:4

Verse 8
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
by
5; Romans 3:24; 2 Thessalonians 1:9
through
Mark 16:16; Luke 7:50; John 3:14-18,36; 5:24; 6:27-29,35,40; Acts 13:39; Acts 15:7-9; 16:31; Romans 3:22-26; 4:5,16; 10:9,10; Galatians 3:14,22; 1 John 5:10-12
that
10; 1:19; Matthew 16:17; John 1:12,13; 6:37,44,65; Acts 14:27; 16:14; Romans 10:14,17; Philippians 1:29; Colossians 2:12; James 1:16-18

Verse 9
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Romans 3:20,27,28; 4:2; 9:11,16; 11:6; 1 Corinthians 1:29-31; 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 3:3-5

Verse 10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
we are
Deuteronomy 32:6; Psalms 100:3; 138:8; Isaiah 19:25; 29:23; 43:21; 44:21; 60:21; 61:3; Jeremiah 31:33; 32:39,40; John 3:3-6,21; 1 Corinthians 3:9; 2 Corinthians 5:5,17; Philippians 1:6; Philippians 2:13; Hebrews 13:21
created
4:24; Psalms 51:10; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15; Colossians 3:10
good
Matthew 5:16; Acts 9:36; 2 Corinthians 9:8; Colossians 1:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Timothy 2:10; 5:10,25; 1 Timothy 6:18; 2 Timothy 2:21; 3:17; Titus 2:7,14; 3:1,8,14; Hebrews 10:24; 13:21; 1 Peter 2:12
which
1:4; Romans 8:29
ordained
or, prepared. walk.
2; 4:1; Deuteronomy 5:33; Psalms 81:13; 119:3; Isaiah 2:3-5; Acts 9:31; Romans 8:1; 1 John 1:7; 1 John 2:6

Verse 11
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;
remember
5:8; Deuteronomy 5:15; 8:2; 9:7; 15:15; 16:12; Isaiah 51:1,2; Ezekiel 16:61-63; 20:43; Ezekiel 36:31; 1 Corinthians 6:11; 12:2; Galatians 4:8,9
Gentiles
Romans 2:29; Galatians 2:15; 6:12; Colossians 1:21; 2:13
Uncircumcision
1 Samuel 17:26,36; Jeremiah 9:25,26; Philippians 3:3; Colossians 3:11
made
Colossians 2:11

Verse 12
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
without
John 10:16; 15:5; Colossians 1:21
aliens
4:18; Ezra 4:3; Isaiah 61:5; Ezekiel 13:9; Hebrews 11:34
the covenants
Genesis 15:18; 17:7-9; Exodus 24:3-11; Numbers 18:19; Psalms 89:3-18; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Jeremiah 33:20-26; Ezekiel 37:26; Luke 1:72; Acts 3:25; Romans 9:4,5,8; Galatians 3:16,17
having
Jeremiah 14:8; 17:13; John 4:22; Acts 28:20; Colossians 1:5,27; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Timothy 1:1; Hebrews 6:18; 1 Peter 1:3,21; 3:15; 1 John 3:3
without
2 Chronicles 15:3; Isaiah 44:6; 45:20; Hosea 3:4; Acts 14:15,16; Romans 1:28-32; 1 Corinthians 8:4-6; 10:19,20; Galatians 4:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:5

Verse 13
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
in
Romans 8:1; 1 Corinthians 1:30; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 3:28
were
12,17,19-22; 3:5-8; Psalms 22:7; 73:27; Isaiah 11:10; 24:15,16; 43:6; 49:12; Isaiah 57:19; 60:4,9; 66:19; Jeremiah 16:19; Acts 2:39; 15:14; 22:21; 26:18; Romans 15:8-12
are
16; 1:7; Romans 3:23-30; 5:9,10; 1 Corinthians 6:11; 2 Corinthians 5:20,21; Colossians 1:13,14,21,22; Hebrews 9:18; 1 Peter 1:18,19; 3:18; Revelation 5:9

Verse 14
For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
our
Isaiah 9:6,7; Ezekiel 34:24,25; Micah 5:5; Zechariah 6:13; Luke 1:79; 2:14; John 16:33; Acts 10:36; Romans 5:1; Colossians 1:20; Hebrews 7:2; 13:20
both
15; 3:15; 4:16; Isaiah 19:24,25; Ezekiel 37:19,20; John 10:16; 11:52; 1 Corinthians 12:12; Galatians 3:28; Colossians 3:11
the middle
Esther 3:8; Acts 10:28; Colossians 2:10-14,20

Verse 15
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;
in his
Colossians 1:22; Hebrews 10:19-22
the law
Galatians 3:10; Colossians 2:14,20; Hebrews 7:16; 8:13; 9:9,10,23; 10:1-10
one
4:16; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15; Colossians 3:10

Verse 16
And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
reconcile
Romans 5:10; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21; Colossians 1:21-22
having
15; Romans 6:6; 8:3,7; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 2:14; 1 Peter 4:1,2
thereby
or, in himself.

Verse 17
And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
and preached
Psalms 85:10; Isaiah 27:5; 52:7; 57:19-21; Zechariah 9:10; Matthew 10:13; Luke 2:14; Luke 15:5,6; Acts 2:39; 10:36; Romans 5:1; 2 Corinthians 5:20
that
13,14; Deuteronomy 4:7; Psalms 75:1; 76:1,2; 147:19,20; 148:14; Luke 10:9-11

Verse 18
For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
through
3:12; John 10:7,9; 14:6; Romans 5:2; Hebrews 4:15,16; 7:19; 10:19,20; 1 Peter 1:21; 1 Peter 3:18; 1 John 2:1,2
by
4:4; 6:18; Zechariah 12:10; Romans 8:15,26,27; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Jude 1:20
the
3:14; Matthew 28:19; John 4:21-23; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Galatians 4:6; James 3:9; 1 Peter 1:17

Verse 19
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
strangers
but
3:6; Galatians 3:26-28; 4:26-31; Philippians 3:20; *Gr:; Hebrews 12:22-24; Revelation 21:12-26
household
3:15; Matthew 10:25; Galatians 6:10; 1 John 3:1

Verse 20
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
built
4:12; 1 Peter 2:4,5
the foundation
4:11-13; Isaiah 28:16; Matthew 16:18; 1 Corinthians 3:9-11; 12:28; Galatians 2:9; Revelation 21:14
Jesus
Psalms 118:22; Isaiah 28:16; Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10,11; Luke 20:17,18; Acts 4:11,12; 1 Peter 2:7,8

Verse 21
In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
all
4:13-16; Ezekiel 40:1-42; 1 Corinthians 3:9; Hebrews 3:3,4
fitly
Exodus 26:1-37; 1 Kings 6:7
an
Psalms 93:5; Ezekiel 42:12; 1 Corinthians 3:17; 2 Corinthians 6:16

Verse 22
In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
an
John 14:17-23; 17:21-23; Romans 8:9-11; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 6:19; 1 Peter 2:4,5; 1 John 3:24; 4:13,16


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