In Christ

Previously, we discussed the responsibilities of church members to be three things: doctrinal fact-checkers, workers of the ministry, and a congregation with collective authority. We conclude our series this week by studying the qualifications for being a church member. Since elders and deacons are offices of leadership, Paul helpfully provided a list of qualifications for …

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Chosen in Christ | Ephesians 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. Ephesians 1:3-4 ESV Verses 3-14 of chapter one …

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By Grace You Have Been Saved | Ephesians 2:1-10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=091yhWX4hYI&feature=youtu.be And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—among whom we all once lived in the passions of the flesh, carrying out …

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Our Inheritance in Christ | Ephesians 1:11-14

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pChwNQM59_0&t=3s In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you heard …

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Forgiven in Christ | Ephesians 1:7-10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKeC3CHx1x4&t=7s With the self-quarantines and social distancing from COVID-19 happening, my church also decided to suspend our physical services for the next couple of weeks. So until we are meeting physically again, I'll will be recording my sermons to YouTube as I've done above. My regularly scheduled sermon notes are below. Grace to you and …

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Adopted in Christ | Ephesians 1:4-6

In love he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved. Ephesians 1:4-6 ESV Having begun our walk through the beautiful and lengthy doxology with which Paul begins his …

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Grace & Peace | Ephesians 1:1-2

 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 1:1-2 ESV Having first observed Paul’s over two-year ministry in Ephesus and the spiritual conflict that …

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