Know Who You Are In Christ (Part 2)

10/5/2014

Know Who You are in Christ Pt. 2

Ephesians 1:18-19

(I pray)…that the eyes of your understanding might be enlightened; that you may know the hope of His calling, and the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, the exceeding greatness of His power for us who believe…

 

God’s Power Works in Believers

Ephesians 1:19-20 I pray that you would know…what the exceeding greatness of His power is toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead…

 

Christ’s Exaltation is our Security

Ephesians 1:20-21  …and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come…

 

Christ’s Lordship is Total

Ephesians 1:22-23  And hath put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be the Head over all things to the church, Which is His body, the fullness of Him that filleth all in all.

 

We were Spiritually Dead to God’s Life

Ephesians 2:1-2  And you were dead in your trespasses and sins in which you previously walked according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler who exercises authority over the lower heavens, the spirit now working in the disobedient.

 

Our Lostness was Total

Ephesians 2:3  We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

 

Believers are Spiritually Positioned With Christ

Ephesians 2:6-7  Together with Christ Jesus He also raised us up and seated us in the heavens, so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace through His kindness to us in Christ Jesus.

 

Salvation is Gifted to Believers; Not Earned

Ephesians 2:8-9  For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift—not from works, so that no one can boast.

 

Our Spiritual Service is Planned by God

Ephesians 2:10  For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.

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