Earthly adoptions are a powerful metaphor for spiritual adoptions. With earthly adoptions, we see a glimpse of a greater divine adoption, and the assurance of salvation comes with divine adoption. Learn more as we look at Ephesians 1:3-6. You can find more content from Redemption Church at www.redemptionhilldsm.org and www.cornfieldtheology.com.
Christian, you are redeemed. But what does it mean for you to apply your redemption? Ephesians 1:13-14 charts the path forward.
Tychicus is not a celebrity apostle or pastor, but he is a guy coming off the bench. You may have never heard of him, but he is the reason why the Ephesian church can read Paul’s essential words. Tychicus is the reason why we still have these words. He doesn’t have a Youtube channel or Twitter account. But his friendship with Paul and faithfulness to the gospel of Jesus Christ cannot be measured with a human metric.
If a person is in Christ (Ephesians 1), then there is unity between all kinds of people. But here is the deal. The devil wants to reconstruct the wall between people. The devil is at work to create consternation and division. Therefore, Paul writes Ephesians 6:10-20 to inform us of where the more significant battle is taking place. So, we need to pay attention and consider what God is saying about spiritual warfare.
When you are a slave to Christ, you have lasting freedom. Therefore, in all situations, at all times, God calls his people to serve Him and Him alone.
The Bible is amazingly practical. Even though the main theme of the Bible is about redemption, reconciliation, and restoration through faith in Jesus Christ, God knows the power of the…
What is marriage all about? You might be surprised to know that marriage is a living picture of Christ and the church. Listen or watch Ephesians 5:22-33 to learn more about your marriage.
Christians are saved by God to be different from the world. The filling of the Spirit is what causes Christians to be different. In Ephesians 5:15-21, we receive a glips of the saving power of the gospel to transform a person.
How are Christians called to live in the light? In Ephesians 5:6-14 Christians are given several warnings, while at the same time a tremendous hope (v. 14). Listen or watch on YouTube to learn more.
Christians are constantly confronted with a myriad of ways to walk and live. Scripture is clear about what it looks like to honor God and what it looks like to…