Ephesians (Reformed Expository Commentary)
“Bryan Chapell is one of the outstanding expositors of our day, and this new commentary on Ephesians reflects his love for scripture and his pastoral mind and heart. Chapell approaches the text from the perspective of the preacher–teacher, yet his treatment is thoroughly grounded in the finest New Testament scholarship. Any pastor planning to preach or teach in Ephesians should consider this new volume a ‘must have’ resource for study.”See All
Dean, College of Christian Studies, Anderson University, Anderson, SC; Editor, Preaching magazine
“The church in America today is indeed facing a crisis and the answer is not structural renovation (as we are often told) but spiritual renewal. With a sharp exegetical mind and a soft pastoral heart, Bryan Chapell shows how Paul’s letter to the Ephesians was written with the hope that Christians would become individuals full of the knowledge of God so that we would become a community full of the knowledge of God. In order for the church to live in this dark world as Christ’s transformed, light–bearing community, our vision of God must be enlarged. For, it is only when the weightiness of God rests on the church and spills out from the church, that the world is changed. Chapell’s commentary on Paul’s letter is a great reminder that the ultimate factor in the church’s engagement with society is the church’s engagement with God.&rdquo:See All
— Tullian Tchividjian
Pastor, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church; author, Unfashionable
“Bryan Chapell is one of the most influential homileticians, preachers, and evangelical leaders in the church today. In Ephesians we see the fruit of his preaching available now for us all. Over the last several years, Bryan Chapell has helped to shape a generation of preachers who are committed to the Gospel and to the art and craft of preaching sermons that set forth the Word of God with power and practical application. All this is on display in this fine commentary and I greet this publication with enthusiasm.”See All
—R. Albert Mohler Jr.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
“Bryan Chapell has done an outstanding job of making Paul’s letter to the Ephesians both clear and compelling. He handles both difficult doctrines and difficult points of application with both conviction and love. This book will be profitable for both lay people and clergy. I highly recommend it.”See All
— Jerry Bridges
bestselling author and longtime staff member with The Navigators
The apostle Paul wrote to the house churches of the ancient metropolis of Ephesus with this amazing truth: through such as you the purposes of Christ will fill the world; he is transforming all things for you and through you. For this collection of churches in a culture antagonistic to the gospel, the apostle Paul pens themes so grand they can still take our breath away, and they often move the apostle to doxology and prayer.
Bryan Chapell, noted preacher and teacher of preaching, unfolds Paul's glorious description of how the triumph of the church will occur and what our roles are in Christ’s ultimate victory. When we lift our eyes beyond personal borders to share even a glimpse of Paul's expansive vision, then we, too, will join his doxology for God’s amazing grace that saves individuals, empowers the church, and through both, transforms the world.