Spiritual Gifts Spiritual Gifts in the Book of Ephesians
 
A Different Perspective <ul><li>Romans begins with the disabilities of man </li></ul><ul><li>Not just in terms of salvatio...
The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>Ephesians is still dealing with the relationship between Jews and Gentiles   </li></ul><u...
The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>Chapter 3- The revelation of the mystery of the Church </li></ul><ul><li>The audience to ...
The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>To accomplish this purpose God gave spiritually gifted people to the Church to build upon...
The Unique Contribution of Ephesians <ul><li>Look at the magnitude of what God is doing! </li></ul><ul><li>A magnitude of ...
The Unique Contribution of Ephesians <ul><li>Second, our focus needs to be on the Word of the Lord   </li></ul><ul><li>Thi...
I Believe in Jesus <ul><li>I believe in Jesus, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe He is the Son of God, </li></ul><ul><li>I belie...
<ul><li>I believe in You, Lord, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe You are the Son of God, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe You died a...
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Spiritual Gifts Week 5

  1. 1. Spiritual Gifts Spiritual Gifts in the Book of Ephesians
  2. 3. A Different Perspective <ul><li>Romans begins with the disabilities of man </li></ul><ul><li>Not just in terms of salvation (chapters 1-3) but also in terms of sanctification (chapters 6-8) </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 8:25 “ What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? ” </li></ul><ul><li>Ephesians looks from the top down perspective </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>Ephesians is still dealing with the relationship between Jews and Gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>God’s salvation is about what God did- not Jewish or Gentile people did ! </li></ul><ul><li>THE CHURCH IS THE GOAL TO WHICH GOD HAS BEEN WORKING TOWARDS FOR ALL TIME </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 2- God is reconciling mankind </li></ul><ul><li>Jews and Gentiles have been brought together into one body through the work of Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>Chapter 3- The revelation of the mystery of the Church </li></ul><ul><li>The audience to what is taking place are the celestial powers in verse 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 4 & 5- Unity and spiritual growth of the Church </li></ul><ul><li>The power for us to accomplish our mission is in proportion to the victory Jesus won on the cross </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Outline of Ephesians <ul><li>To accomplish this purpose God gave spiritually gifted people to the Church to build upon the foundation of the Word of the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>All 4 gifts have one thing in common- all four are central to the Word of God </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 5- Right relationship through proper submission </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 6- Spiritual warfare </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Unique Contribution of Ephesians <ul><li>Look at the magnitude of what God is doing! </li></ul><ul><li>A magnitude of time- eternity past to eternity future </li></ul><ul><li>The magnitude of who is encompassed- Jews, Gentiles and the angelic powers </li></ul><ul><li>So do not minimize your spiritual gift! </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Unique Contribution of Ephesians <ul><li>Second, our focus needs to be on the Word of the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>Third, spiritual gifts operate in community </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth, all of this begins with the gift of salvation found only in Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  8. 9. I Believe in Jesus <ul><li>I believe in Jesus, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe He is the Son of God, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe He died and rose again, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe He paid for us all. </li></ul><ul><li>And I believe that He’s here now, </li></ul><ul><li>(I believe that He’s here) </li></ul><ul><li>standing in our midst. </li></ul><ul><li>Here with the power to heal now </li></ul><ul><li>(With the power to heal) </li></ul><ul><li>And the grace to forgive. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>I believe in You, Lord, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe You are the Son of God, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe You died and rose again, </li></ul><ul><li>I believe You paid for us all. </li></ul><ul><li>And I believe that You’re here now, </li></ul><ul><li>(I believe that You’re here) </li></ul><ul><li>standing in our midst. </li></ul><ul><li>Here with the power to heal now, </li></ul><ul><li>(With the power to heal) </li></ul><ul><li>And the grace to forgive. </li></ul>

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