All the World’s a Stage: Understanding the Ultimate Purpose of Our Salvation (Eph 2:7)

Ephesians 2:7 teaches that God saves sinners by His great grace in order to put the glory of His marvelous grace on public display. Paul answers five important questions about this grand demonstration: (1) When Is the Exhibition?; (2) What Is the Exhibition?; (3) How Does God Exhibit His Grace?; (4) Who Is the Audience?; and (5) What Are the Implications? Each question and Pauline answer is carefully discussed, concluding with four implications for true believers, which include humility, assurance, privilege, and priority.

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Turabian: Pennington, Tom. "All the World’s a Stage: Understanding the Ultimate Purpose of Our Salvation (Eph 2:7)." The Master's Seminary Journal 22, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 99-113.

APA: Pennington, T. (2011). All the World’s a Stage: Understanding the Ultimate Purpose of Our Salvation (Eph 2:7). The Master's Seminary Journal, 22(1), 99-113.