The Even As of Sinners ~ “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience. Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest” (Ephesians 2:1-3)
The Even As of Calling ~ “There is one body and one Spirit, even as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in youall” (Ephesians 4:4-6).
The Even As of Following ~ “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32).
The Even As of Headship ~ “For the husband is head of the wife, even as Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body” (Ephesians 5:23).
The Even As of Love ~ “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her” (Ephesians 5:25).
The Even As of Care ~ “For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church” (Ephesians 5:29).
The Even As of Identity ~ “Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife even as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband” (Ephesians 5:33).
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