https://www.facebook.com/1394425402/videos/240564478166291/ In Ephesians 1:10 God exposes, “that in the dispensation of the fullness of time, He might gather together all things in Christ.” God has given two dispensations or Covenants where He revealed Himself. God gave the First Covenant through Moses where the Law required animal sacrifices to cover their sin. The Second Covenant was Jesus Christ coming as the Savior of the world to declare the Father to people. (John 1:18; 3:13-21) Jesus...
Sixth Spiritual Miracle in Jesus!
https://www.facebook.com/1394425402/videos/476177127245953/ In Ephesians 1:9 God discloses, “having made known to us the mystery of His will according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself…” In Mark 4:11, mystery is a truth that was formerly written in the Old Testament, but its meaning was not revealed until the New Testament, when Jesus came to earth. In the Old Testament, the people were under the Law, which was intended to show them that they needed a Savior outside of...
Fifth Spiritual Miracle in Jesus!
https://www.facebook.com/1394425402/videos/317635776975227/ In Ephesians 1:7-8, Jesus gives us salvation and forgiveness of sins according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence! Where is the Wisdom of God found? In His WORD! Wisdom is spiritual knowledge given to us by the Holy Spirit, after receiving Jesus. (Cf. John 1:12) Prudence is understanding this knowledge through Holy Spirit, our teacher. (Cf. 1 Corinthians 2:7, 10-13) Because of love,...
Fourth Spiritual Miracle in Jesus!
https://www.facebook.com/1394425402/videos/471512961203808/ In Ephesians 1:7 God says, “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.” Salvation is a free gift to every person, but each one has to receive Jesus' gift. (Romans 3:22-26) By His grace, we are made 100%holy if we ask forgiveness of our sins. In Ephesians 2:8-9, God makes His offer of salvation clear. “For by grace you have been saved through faith and that not of...
Third Spiritual Miracle in Jesus
In Ephesians 1:4c-5a God pronounces, “…In love, having predestinated us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself…” God’s love is so very vast that He was willing to have His perfect Son to be made sin for us. (Romans 5:6-11) Jesus desires to give us His perfect righteousness, even when we are sinners. (Colossians 2:11-15) When God looks at the people that choose to follow Christ, God sees them as having never sinned. (Psalm 103:8-18) Predestinated means God evaluated us in...
Second Spiritual Miracle in Jesus
https://www.facebook.com/1394425402/videos/1310323662773789/ In Ephesians 1:4 God makes it clear, “just as He (God) chose us in Him (Jesus) before the foundation of the world that we should be holy and without blame before Him.” (Cf. 2 Thessalonians 2:13-16) God chose and elected us, because He knew what choices we would make in this life. (Romans 9:11; 8:28; 11:5; cf.10:9-11) Salvation, which depends totally on God, was initiated in God’s eternal mind. We are not saved because we deserve it,...
First Spiritual Miracle in Jesus
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in heavenly places in Christ.” (Ephesians 1:3) God promised through Abraham that Jesus would bless all the families of the earth. (Genesis 12:3; 17:17-18; Matthew 1:2-23; cf. Galatians 3:13-14) In Christ, we have all the benefits of knowing God. When Jesus died on the cross, the veil of the Temple was torn from top to bottom, giving us access into the throne room of Almighty God. (Cf....
Divine Blessing Recap Part 2 – Traits Jesus is looking for in His followers.
In John 8:12, Jesus declares, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk-in darkness, but have the light of life.”
Divine Blessing Recap Part 1- Key Lessons from the 8 Divine Blessings!
In Matthew 5:3-12, Jesus has shown us the essential character of the children of God that we will experience in eternity.
Divine Blessing #8 – How does God form His likeness in His children?
In Matthew 5:10-12, Jesus said, “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile…persecute… and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”
Divine Blessing #7 – What are major ways to get PEACE in this dark world?
In Matthew 5:9 Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”
Divine Blessing #6 – How can we be sure we know God?
In Matthew 5:8 Jesus said, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Pure in heart means clean throughout, undefiled, without blemish.
Divine Blessing #5 – What is God’s will in this life for every Christian?
In Matthew 5:7 Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.” Merciful means having compassion or kind-heartedness toward others.
Divine Blessing #4 – What is one thing that will give you the greatest blessing in your entire life?
In Matthew 5:6 Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be filled.”
Divine Blessing #3 – Who are “the Meek”?
In Matthew 5:5 Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Meekness in not weakness, but is a gentle and humble attitude with self-discipline that will never seek worldly power to uplift self.
Divine Blessing #2 – What are two words that God is wanting everyone to say?
In Matthew 5:4 God says, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Divine Blessing #1 – Who Does God Notice?
“Blessed are the poor in spirit” (Matthew 5:3) means God wants to revive the spirit of those who are humble and repentant, not arrogant and prideful.
Ninth Key to Unity with Others—Think on Good Things
“Finally, my brethren, whatever things are true…noble…just…pure…lovely…good report, if there is any virtue or anything praiseworthy, meditate on these things… and the God of peace will be with you.”
Seventh Key to Walking in Unity—Guard Hearts and Minds
Philippians 4:7 says “and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”