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Breaking down the dividing wall of hostility

John R. Donahue

Breaking down the dividing wall of hostility

a Biblical mandate for the new millennium

by John R. Donahue

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Published by Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life.,
  • Christian life -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-21).

    StatementDonahue, John R.
    SeriesThe Santa Clara Lectures -- v.4:2, Santa Clara lectures -- v.4, no. 2.
    ContributionsSanta Clara University (Calif.). Dept. of Religious Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16629911M

    “Breaking Down the Dividing Wall” Sermon preached at Skyline Presbyterian Church Pentecost Sunday, J Pastor Robyn Hogue One of the most famous walls ever built is the Great Wall of China. It’s more than 2, years old, but it remains one of the great wonders of the world.   Jesus died on the cross to destroy the dividing walls of hostility between ethnic groups, to reconcile them together, and to draw them both up into a reconciled relationship with God. That was revolutionary news when Paul proclaimed it in a divided world years ago and it .

      The truth is making peace is an exciting job – one that calls for a Savior strong enough to have “broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us,” as Ephesians says. So Peacemaker Jesus is a real action hero, right?   Ephesians: Christ has broken down the dividing wall of hostility. Ephesians —what Christ did to the dividing wall of hostility. To appreciate this, need to recognize the hostility that existed between J & G: Religious tension, but especially ethnic, racial tension.

      BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS - Genesis ; Ephesians Salisbury Congregational Church, Salisbury, Ct. July 3, For Christ is our peace.(who) has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us. Ephesians Most of my sermons focus on biblical characters, but on this national holiday weekend. Directed by Bernard Girard. With Alfred Hitchcock, James Gregory, Chris Robinson, Katharine Ross. A wall separating the innocent from the guilty is perilously breached when ex-cons mistakenly steal radioactive cobalt, then abandon it. Thinking the cobalt container hides industrial diamonds, they open it in their front, an auto repair shop, endangering the neighborhood.


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Breaking down the dividing wall of hostility by John R. Donahue Download PDF EPUB FB2

He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us. English Standard Version. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility.

Berean Study Bible. A while back, I was reading through Ephesians with my family, and we stumbled across the phrase, "the dividing wall of hostility." To explain what this means, and to show that Paul was not just being metaphorical, I opened the Bible Lands first thing I did was to go to the Temple Mount subarticle of the Jerusalem article and show a reconstruction of the Herodian temple.

Devotion: Breaking Down the Dividing Wall. For he is our peace; in his flesh he has made both groups into one. and has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us. EphesiansNRSV. In the early ’s Dr. W.E.B. DuBois published a broad and exhaustive study of the quote “Negro problem in the United States.”.

The dividing wall of hostility between Jews and Gentiles. Jeremy Sarber. May 6th, Paul says,“Christ has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility”(Eph ). I believe he’s alluding to the physical separation between Jews and Gentiles in the Jerusalem temple.

Gentile proselytes had a special court in the temple and were not allowed to go any further. “For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility.” ephesians The current social climate of our society is tumultuous, at best.

It can feel like a new scandal, issue, or flat-out culture war. He is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the dividing wall of partition (or hostility) between us by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances that He might create in Himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to YHVH in One Body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility (or enmity).".

“For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one, and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.” Ephesians Conflict can produce hostility.

Years ago, I was asked to be one of the worship leaders at a church where they had never experienced a woman in a leadership position. The opening line of Eph makes the remarkable statement that Yeshua “broke down” the dividing wall. The Greek term translated “broke down” is λύω (luo) which can mean “to loose,” “untie,” “set free,” “break up,” “destroy,” “bring to an end,” “abolish,” or “do away with.”.

Paul calls it the dividing wall of hostility. It is the wall that separates and fragments and isolates. It is the wall that keeps people apart. It makes them suspicious and distrustful of each other. Jesus came to break down the dividing walls of hostility, not just between the Jew and Gentile but between all people.

God intends to create “one new humanity.” As Paul says in my favorite verse, Galatians“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.

Curiously, this middle wall of partition had a great deal to do with Paul's arrest and imprisonment, for the multitude of the Jews became infuriated, not merely because of their general hostility to him as an apostle of Christ and a preacher of the gospel for the world, but specially because it was erroneously supposed that he had brought.

The dividing wall of hostility – Theophany of our Lord Reading yesterday a Romanian Akathist Hymn dedicated to Epiphany (You can read it here in Romanian) I was moved by the following verse “Glory to you cause with Your body You broke down the dividing wall of hostility ‚ so even us ‚ who are far of upon the sea ‚ will get closer to you.

For He Himself is our peace, the One having made both one and having broken-down the dividing-wall of partition, the hostility— in His flesh DRA For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and breaking down the middle wall of partition, the enmities in his flesh.

Ephesians Dear Father, reconciler of humanity, Thank you for sending Jesus to break down the dividing wall of hostility between Jew and non-Jew. By the way he lived and the way he died - in his flesh - he rendered ineffective the law of commandments given as "decrees.".

“For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.”.

He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.

He did this by ending the system of law with its commandments and regulations. He made peace between Jews and Gentiles by creating in himselfone new people from the two groups. 14 For he himself is our peace,(AF)who has made the two groups one(AG)and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility,15 by setting aside in his flesh(AH)the law with its commands and regulations.

Ephesians Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] EphesiansNIV: "For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility," EphesiansESV: "For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility" EphesiansKJV: "For he is our peace, who hath.

“For He himself is our peace, who has made us both one, and has broken down in His flesh the dividing wall of hostility.” (Ephesians ). For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations.

His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, and in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the.The Apostle Paul writes in the book of Ephesians: “God is our peace, breaking down the dividing walls of hostility, making two different people (Jew and Greek) one.

Christ came to preach peace and to teach peace.” The word for peace in Jewish is shalom.“For he is our peace, who has made us both one, and has broken down the dividing wall of hostility" (Ephesians ).

It was the week of my final interview for ordination. I had turned in my paper on pastoral theology, passed one round of interviews at the conference level, and was headed into my interviews on the national level.