f 38 STUDIES I EPHESIAS. calling," and to comprehend " the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints." ' We would be greatly aided l)y knowing the " exceeding great- ness of His power," '^ which lifted Christ to the right hand of IIajesty in the heavenly places, '' far above " all beings, putting " all things under His feet," and giving Him " to be head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him that filleth all in all."^ There is one Head, and hence, according to nature, one body. The church is spoken of in these terms, " winch is His body." He has but one body. This body is His fullness, and hence there cannot be "twain," but "one new man;" one can no longer say " both," but " one ; " there can be no " far oft'," but all " are made nigh by the blood of Christ;" and there are "no more strangers and foreigners," but all are " fellow-citi- zens with the saints and of the household of God."* All middle walls of partition are broken down, and all believers " are Imilded together for -^ an habitation of God through tlie Si)irit."^ The Jews and Gentiles, if members of Christ at all, are members "of the same body." The immediate aim in this chajjter is to show that the ideal glory of the church as united to her Lord is only accomplished when all are brought to " equal 1 Chap. 1 : 18. ''Chap. 1:19. 3 chap. 1 : 31-23. * Ver.'^es 13, 14, 17, 19. "" Verse 32.