ephesians

Eph. 3:3 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

Rightly, then, the apostle says that it was by revelation that he knew the mystery: "As I wrote afore in few words, according as ye are able to understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ."[338]

Eph. 3:3 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book V

Rightly, therefore, the divine apostle says, "By revelation the mystery was made known to me (as I wrote before in brief, in accordance with which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ), which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets."[110]

Eph. 3:3 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book VII

Now this (mystery) was not made known to previous generations, as he says, it has been written, "By revelation was made known unto me the mystery; "[50]

Eph. 3:5 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book V

For now that is clearly shown "which was not made known to other ages, which is now revealed to the sons of men."[163]

Eph. 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

The apostle declares that to himself, "less than the least of all saints, was the grace given" of enlightening all men as to "what was the fellowship of the mystery, which during the ages had been hid in God, who created all things."[811]

Eph. 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

Nay, rather, as has been already said above, He gave proof of His presence with us forthwith, and did most abundantly impart Himself to Paul, whose testimony we also believe when he says, "Unto me only is this grace given."[328]

Eph. 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

is this grace given; "[352]

Eph. 3:8 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIII

and as Paul said, "Unto me who am less than the least of all saints was this grace given,"[183]

Eph. 3:9 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Vision First

God, who dwells in the heavens, and made out of nothing the things that exist, and multiplied and increased them on account of His holy Church,[7]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

With reason, therefore, the apostle has called the wisdom of God" manifold," and which has manifested its power "in many departments and in many modes"[51]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

-by art, by knowledge, by faith, by prophecy-for our benefit. "For all wisdom is from the Lord, and is with Him for ever," as says the wisdom of Jesus.[52]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

which He purposed in Christ."[194]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

For the apostle goes on to infer (from his own statement): "in order that unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might become known through the church the manifold wisdom of God."[814]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse III. Thaleia

For the mountains are to be explained by the heavens, and the ninety and nine sheep by the principalities and powers[15]

Eph. 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs IV

And after these things shall Abraham and Isaac and Jacob arise unto life, and I and my brethren will be chiefs, even your sceptre in Israel: Levi first, I the second, Joseph third, Benjamin fourth, Simeon fifth, Issachar sixth, and so all in order. And the Lord blessed Levi; the Angel of the Presence, me; the powers of glory,[28]

Eph. 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book VI

But the self-love of the Greeks proclaims certain men as their teachers. As, then, the whole family runs back to God the Creator;[108]

Eph. 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

. Who is that father to be understood by us to be? God, surely: no one is so truly a Father;[83]

Eph. 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Five Books in Reply to Marcion

Is every fatherhood[215]

Eph. 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book VI

This, he says, is what has been written in Scripture: "On this account I bend my knees to the God and Father and Lord of our Lord Jesus Christ, that God would grant you to have Christ dwelling in the inner man,"[91]

Eph. 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse VIII. Thekla

by communication of the Spirit, the Church contributing here their clearness and transformation into the image of the Word. And Paul confirms this, teaching it plainly, where he says:[27]

Eph. 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book V

For that in the head the substance is the formative brain from which the entire family is fashioned.[59]

Eph. 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Dogmatical and Historical Fragments

For to this effect John also has said, "Which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty."[218]

Eph. 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII

Then let the high priest say: It is very meet and fight before all things to sing an hymn to Thee, who art the true God, who art before all beings, "from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named; "[89]

Eph. 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

Thus when, writing to the Ephesians, he spoke of "Christ dwelling in their inner man," he meant, no doubt, that the Lord ought to be admitted into their senses.[264]

Eph. 3:21 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

Paul also, they affirm, very clearly and frequently names these Aeons, and even goes so far as to preserve their order, when he says, "To all the generations of the Aeons of the Aeon."[31]