For he is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of partition between us;…
1. Christ Jesus is the author of all our peace.
(1) In restoring the amity and friendship which we had in creation, but lost by the Fall.
(2) In vanquishing those enemies which had taken us captive, and wrongfully detained us.
2. There was a separation between Jew and Gentile, before they came to be in Christ.
3. The way to obtain peace is to take away that which bars it. To make two rooms into one, you must beat down the wall which forms the partition.
Parallel VersesKJV: For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;