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Q&A#96 Election in Ephesians 1

Alastair Roberts

Q&A#96 Election in Ephesians 1

December 9, 2018
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Today's question: "Trying to understand Eph. 1 and was wondering if you could help. Paul seems to be addressing the visible/historical church in Ephesus. If my assumption is right then he is saying that the people in the visible church of Ephesus are predestined to adoption as sons, have redemption through Christ's blood, have been gifted with every spiritual blessing, etc. My trouble is that as a Calvinist I don't know how to make sense of the fact that he calls all of that visible church elect? Could you help me work through this important passage?"

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