Sunday, November 18, 2018

Made Alive Together With Christ

Ephesians 2:4-7 by Dr. Cory Gonyo
Series:Ephesians

Made Alive Together With Christ Ephesians 2:4-7 Purpose: God glorified in how He made believers alive 1. God’s Mercy & Love Made Us Alive Ephesians 2:4 But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), God is rich in mercy and His love is great Even when? we were dead in our transgressions See Romans 5:8,10; 8:7 “Enemies” God made us alive together with Christ How? By grace you have been saved Past tense! Passive verb A drowning man 2. Caught Up Together in His Resurrection Ephesians 2:6 and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, God raised us up with Christ, and God seated us with Christ in heavenly places See Colossians 3 3. God’s Riches on Display Forever Ephesians 2:7 so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. Why did God do this? The words “so that” introduce the purpose clause God’s surpassing riches of His grace are exalted in His kindness towards us See 1 Peter 1:12; Revelation 1:6; 4:9,11; 5:12-13; 7:12; 19:7 This is all about His glory.
Duration:50 mins 27 secs