Things We Must Know, Eph 1:15-23

This lesson covers Eph 1:15-23.  In this passage, Paul prayed for the Ephesians [Eph 1:16] to know three things every Christian must know.  We must know “what is the exceeding hope of his calling,” [Eph 1:18], “what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,” [Eph 1:18],...

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Calling and Election, 2 Pet 1:1-10

In 2 Pet 1:1-10 Peter exhorted us to making your calling and election sure.  There are certain important aspects of our calling and election that we will not discuss today.  Instead, we will concentrate primarily on the main one, your salvation. When you are saved you can be sure you...

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Moses’s Excuses, Exodus 3:10-11

Exodus 3:1-10- Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.  Exodus 3:11- “And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children...

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That Ye May Know

That Ye May Know Eph.1:18-23 Wisdom, revelation, and understanding are the three things that Paul ceased not to mention in his prayers for the Ephesians [1:16]. We have learned the advantage of praying for others and ourselves to have these things. Paul now tells the Ephesians that they need these...

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Paul’s Calling, Titus 1:1-3

Paul wrote this epistle to Titus.  According to the postscript to this epistle, Titus was ordained the first bishop of the church of the Cretians.  He was an uncircumcised Greek, Gal 2:3.  Titus was a very close companion of Paul.  Paul called him “mine own son after the common faith,”...

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Keep the Unity of the Spirit, Eph 4:1-7

In Eph 4:1-7, Paul continues writing about the body of Christ.  In this passage, he emphasizes the need to keep the unity of the Spirit.  If we are going to keep the unity of the Spirit, we must: Walk worthy of our calling – Eph 4:1.  Paul wrote, “that ye...

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Three Things Every Christian Must Know, Eph 1:15-23

This lesson covers Eph 1:15-23.  In this passage, Paul prayed for the Ephesians [Eph 1:16] to know three things every Christian must know.  We must know “what is the exceeding hope of his calling,” [Eph 1:18], “what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,” [Eph 1:18],...

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God Given Desires, Ps 37:4

Our text is Ps 37:4, “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.”  Do you ever wonder how God calls individuals into the ministry?  I know how he called me.  My call started with a desire. Perhaps by studying a few passages...

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Not Already Perfect, Phil 3:12-14

Paul was an exemplary Christian.  He served God with a good conscience [Acts 23:1].  He kept his body in subjection [1 Cor 9:27].  He was careful to limit his liberty [1 Cor 10:23] so as not to offend or weaken a brother or cause him to stumble [Rom 14:21; 1...

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