Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

God has blessed us with every spiritual blessing, but we often choose to live as paupers—we ignore the blessing of the Father. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians reminds us who we are in Christ. God the Father send His Son to save us, and sealed us through the Holy...
Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

1 Corinthians 2: Relying on the Spirit

No matter your cultural or ethnic background, the wisdom of the cross is always upside down when compared to the wisdom of the world. The world teaches us to rely on ourselves and on our own knowledge, but the way of the cross teaches us that we must rely on the...
Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

The Power of God in Us

Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:17–19 is life-changing—it reminds us of our identity, causing truth to sink deeply into the fabric of our lives. In particular, this prayer contains three things Paul wants the Ephesian believers to grasp about their position in...
Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

Our Glorious Inheritance

In this world, we need to walk in faith, hope, and love. But faith and hope are temporary. One day, we will see Christ in our resurrected body, and there will not be a need for faith and hope. Instead, He will complete our sanctification and we will love Him perfectly...
Ephesians 1: The Blessing of the Father

Salvation in Three Tenses

Ephesians 1:3–14 shows us the beautiful truth of our salvation in three tenses. Past Verses 3–6 show us what God did in eternity past. He declared us His own before the foundation of the world. We are not an accident, but He has called us to Him to be like...