Reading commentaries can be a great way to grow in our knowledge of (and love for!) God and His Word. I was recently reminded of the value of reading commentaries in this excerpt on Ephesians 3:17-18 from John Stott's God's New Society: The Message of Ephesians (InterVarsity, 1979), p. 137:
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