Sermons from February 2017

Sermons from February 2017

Blessings: United

Ephesians 1:9-10 Sermon Application Questions What is a “mystery?” What do you think of when you hear the word? How is mystery presented in the Bible? Does God owe us an explanation of what he is doing in our lives and in the world? If not, can you think of times when we act as though he does? Although God does not reveal everything to us, he does reveal many…

Blessings: Delivered

Ephesians 1:7-8 Sermon Application Questions Can you define “redemption?” Can you think of some examples of how we commonly refer to redemption, i.e. “he redeemed himself with that last-minute field goal?” How does Paul’s use of the word differ from our common use of the word? Does it differ? What accomplished redemption for the faithful in…

Blessings: Adopted

Ephesians 1:4b-6 Sermon Application Questions  God’s sovereign choice in salvation was not a cold, arbitrary decision. How does Paul describe God’s disposition toward us in his choosing and predestining? What is “predestination,” anyway? Not only were the saints, the faithful in Christ Jesus, chosen to be holy and blameless before God, Paul says…