Even when we were dead in sins, has quickened us together with Christ, (by grace you are saved;)…
I. THE PAST ESTATE OF THOSE TO WHOM THE APOSTLE WROTE.
1. Dead in point of law.
2. Dead as under the power of sin.
II. THEIR PRESENT STATE. "Quickened." The mercy of God is exercised still in the same way.
1. He has delivered you from the sentence of condemnation.
2. You have experienced the production of spiritual life by the influences of the Holy Spirit.
III. THE SOURCE OF THIS QUICKENING. Union with Christ.
IV. THE LIGHT IN WHICH THIS SUBJECT PLACES THE LOVE OF GOD.
Parallel VersesKJV: Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)