Ephesians 2:  Alive In Christ

1.  Define the word “quickened.”  (2:1)

2. In 2:1-3, is Paul saying your body is itself evil?  Explain.

3. Who is the “prince of the power of the air?”  (2:2)

4. This “prince” is also called a what?  (2:2)

5. What does Paul mean by “the course of this world?”  (2:2)

6. In what category does a person who rejects Christ belong?  (2:2)

7. According to 2:2-3, by what is a sinner’s life primarily controlled?

8. In 2:2-3, Paul uses the phrase “times past”. What “times” is he referring to?

9. What does Paul mean by “a child of wrath?”  (2:3)

10. Define the word “conversation.” (2:3) (It doesn’t mean talk!)

11. In 2:4, what does Paul tells us that God has plenty of?

12. According to 2:4, with what kind of love does God love us?

13. Who and what saves us?  (2:5)

14. What word is used three times in 2:5-6 and why?

15. From verses 5, 6, 7 and 10, find and write the words which appear
      just before the word “Christ” List these four words.

16.  In 2:7, what does Paul tell us about the grace of God?

17. What is God’s true attitude toward His children?  (2:7)

18. According to 2:8, we are saved by what and through what?

19. Can our good works in any way help us to get to heaven?  (2:9)  Explain.

20.  Now that you are “in Christ Jesus” (2:10) what is your responsibility? 
21. What is meant by the term “in the flesh?”  (2:11)

22. Without Jesus, we are what?  (2:12)

23. From the last part of 2:12, we see that, without Jesus, we have no what?

24. According to 2:13, by what are we brought near to Jesus?

25. What caused this petition (wall) between you and Jesus?  (2:14)

26. According to 2:16, what is the ultimate purpose of God’s salvation plan?

27. What same word occurs in verses 14, 15 and 17?

28. According to 2:18, what is now possible through the Holy Spirit?

29. From 2:12, name some things you used to be in your old life.
      According to 2:19, now that we know Christ, we are no longer what?

30. According to 2:20, Jesus is the Chief what?

31. Who wants to now indwell in us and why?  (2:22)


Maxim of the Moment

He who speaks ill of his wife dishonors himself.