Ephesians: Gifts from Above

Sha’ul, however, makes a midrash of the passage (Psalm 68), replacing Moshe with Yeshua, and the Torah with the servant gifts necessary to build up the body of Messiah. He does this by asking of the text the question, “Who has ascended?” This is a fair question, since the psalm seems to have contexts appropriate to several possible key figures interwoven throughout—King David, YHWH himself, and Moshe. With all this ambiguity, Sha’ul suggests his own interpretation—that the one who ascends is the one who first descended, Yeshua.

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Ephesians Background

Background Shalom! Before we get started, I want to welcome you to this study in the book of Ephesians. There are lots of other things you could be doing with your time, and I appreciate that you are choosing to read this blog and join in with a community of nearly 100 people who are reading this series. Caveat Because […]

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