All Spiritual Blessings in Christ

Text: Ephesians 1:3-14 There are many reasons to praise God. In our text, Paul emphasized the spiritual blessings that we have in Christ. Spiritual Blessings Predestination (v. 4-5) – tied to God’s foreknowledge (Romans 8:29); what God foreknew about the ones who would be predestined was their character; God predestined a specific class of people (holy and blameless) Grace […]

“If God Is For Us”

Text: Romans 8:31-39 Paul’s words at the end of Romans 8 were meant to be a source of encouragement for the saints in Rome. They ought to be encouraging for us as well. “God is for us.” Knowing this, we can make it through any challenge that may come against us. “If God is for us…“ […]

Four Trustworthy Statements

Text: 1 Timothy 1:15; 4:7-9; 2 Timothy 2:11-13; Titus 3:8 In Paul’s letters to Timothy and Titus, he included several trustworthy statements. The facts contained in these statements are worthy of our trust. The ones we will notice in our lesson relate directly to our salvation. Jesus Came to Save Sinners (1 Timothy 1:15) This was […]

Giving Thanks to God

Text: Colossians 3:17 Why Should We Give Thanks? The Creation (Genesis 1:31) His care for us (Psalm 8:3-4) The scheme of redemption (Ephesians 3:11) The sacrifice of Christ (John 3:16) The church (Ephesians 1:22-23) The word of God (1 Corinthians 2:10-11,16) The hope of heaven (1 Peter 1:4) How Do We Give Thanks? Verbal expressing […]

Blessings of this Life

Text: Psalm 100 Physical Blessings Life & health – Acts 17:25,28 Material possessions – James 1:17 Spouse – Proverbs 31:10 Children – Psalm 127:3-5 Friends – Proverbs 17:17 Spiritual Blessings Children of God – Ephesians 1:5 Forgiveness of sins – Ephesians 1:7 Avenue of prayer – 1 Peter 3:12 Hope of heaven – 1 Thessalonians […]