Paul‟s letter to the Ephesians has been portrayed as: “…the grandest of all the Pauline letters. There is a peculiar and sustained loftiness in its teaching which has deeply impressed the greatest minds and has earned for it the title of the „Epistle of the Ascension.‟ It tarries largely among „the heavenlies.‟… It is characterized by a dignity and a serenity which is entirely in harmony with the elevation of its thoughts.” (Wuest 1997:Eph Preface).

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