The Strength of the Church - Ephesians 1

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This lesson was delivered during a gospel meeting held in Peytona, WV.

The lesson deals with Ephesians chapter 1.

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The Strength of the Church - Ephesians 1

  1. 1. The Benefits of “in” Strength How Do I “in” Get “in” BattleStrength The “in” MysteryMarriage of “in” Strength The “in” Strength Walking of “in”
  2. 2. The Benefits of Being “in” Christ“Blessed be the God and Father of our LordJesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ withevery spiritual blessing in heavenly places...” (Ephesians 1:3, ESV)
  3. 3. The Benefits of Being “in” ChristPaul, the apostle: • “a Hebrew of the Hebrews” (Philippians 3:4b-6) • Brought up at the feet of Gamaliel. (Acts 22:3) • The chief of sinners. (2 Timothy 1:15) • Paul was redeemed by the blood of Christ. (Ephesians 1:7)
  4. 4. The Benefits of Being “in” ChristPaul knew Christ: • Paul saw Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:8) • Paul talked with Christ. (Acts 9:4-6) • He wanted to know only Christ. (1 Corinthians 2:2; Philippians 3:10) • He preached Christ. (1 Corinthians 1:23)
  5. 5. The Benefits of Being “in” Christ• Every spiritual blessing is found in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3)• You can be holy and without blame before Him. (Ephesians 1:4)• You have redemption and forgiveness of sins. (Ephesians 1:7)
  6. 6. The Benefits of Being “in” Christ• You have obtained an inheritance. (Ephesians 1:11)• You have the seal of the Holy Spirit of promise. (Ephesians 1:13)
  7. 7. The Benefits of Being “in” Christ“For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put onChrist” (Galatians 3:27)“Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized intoChrist Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buriedtherefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just asChrist was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, wetoo might walk in newness of life.” (Romans 6:3-4) All Scripture taken fromThe Holy Bible : English standard version. 2001 (Ro 6:3-4). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.

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