Here is the outline for part 2 of the Ephesians series.
What being a Christ follower looks like
Pastor Steve Lummer
I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints Ephesians 1:18 (niv)
Ephesians is has a two part theme:
1. Who we are in Christ Chapters 1-3 – DOCTRINAL chapters
2. How we should live Chapters 4-6 – PRACTICAL chapters
Paul gives us a great look at how we can understand how the Christian life works.
” ‘Who are you, Lord?’ … “‘What do you want me to do, Lord?’ I asked Acts 22::8-10
1. Our Status – SIT
I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, ..That power is like the working of his mighty strength, 20 which he exerted in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms – Eph. 1:18-21
And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus Ephesians 2:6
PEOPLE WHO TOOK A SEAT
1. The PROVIDED.
Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” John 6:10
2. The DELIVERED.
they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus’ feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. – Luke 8:35
3. The RESTED.
Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught – Luke 10:39
SEATED OR DEFEATED
Christianity starts not with DO, it starts with DONE.
On the sixth day …God said, “Let us make man in our image Genesis 1:26
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God Eph 2:8