The love of Christ for the Christian is beyond comprehension. May God expand the limitations of our hearts and minds to be able to take in more.
A house from God, by God, and for God - this one is indestructible and will glory in her Redeemer forever and ever.
Saved by faith alone, but saving faith will not be alone. The grace that gives life and faith also gives the good works for the living to do.
How can a person transition from "You are dead" to "You were dead"? (see 2.1) Verses 4-5 provide the answer. Give God the glory.
Paul is writing to Christians but how would these verses read if Paul were writing to the non-Christian - the unbeliever. A dreadful condition for sure.