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February 19, 2023

Ephesians 1:3-4

  1. What is benediction?
  1. What are some unique elements of Paul’s benediction in Eph. 1:3-14?
  1. Find the 10 “in” statements that refer to Christ in Eph. 1:3-14.
  1. What are the seven ways, mentioned so far, that Jesus is radically distinct from and infinitely superior to all false gods?
  1. Why does the world hate the exclusivity of Christ or the truth that Jesus Christ is the one and only Savior of sinners?
  1. What is a spiritual blessing? What is grace?  What is the special grace of God?
  1. What connects every spiritual blessing to the heavenly places?
  1. What is the first spiritual blessing mentioned by Paul in his benediction?
  1. God’s people were graciously chosen by God to His treasured possession permanently. How did God accomplish this?  When did God accomplish this?  Why did God accomplish this?
  1. Robbing God of His glory was mentioned near the end of the sermon. What are some ways that you have attempted to rob God of the glory that He deserves?
  1. God promises that His people, whom He graciously chose, before the foundation of the world, in and through Christ, to be His treasured possession permanently, will w be perfect when they enter into His presence. How does this promise encourage us in our daily living for Christ?
  1. What amazes you about being chosen by God to be His treasured possession permanently?
  1. Pray for MBC.