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Beautifully Composed with a Limitless Love (1 of 24)
Chapter 1 "God's Composition of a Limitless Union.....The Body
Series: That Glorious Union (Ephesians)
Ephesians 1: 3-12
Intro: The Apostle begins this epistle on a platform of praise. Notice he stated "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ". This should be the permanent platform in which we approach any revelation of God's Word. Paul has broken the silence and fills the room with praise for what he is about to reveal about God's love for mankind. This word "blessed" is an attempt by Paul to break the narrow circle in which we live. This outcry by the Apostle is an earnest endeavor of a burning heart to lay praise at the feet of his God. Our constant hope should be that we could reach the realm of "oh for a thousand tongues to sing, My great Redeemer's praise!. We should be brought low in our spiritual state when we relish the thought that the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is also our Father. That we share the same Father, and that we are members of the same family, in the midst of such royalty and splendor, dazzles even the most heavenly minded person. When we grasp the thought that God the Father brought forth His Son, that His Son might, in turn, bring forth more sons,our vocal praise should be "Hallelujah, What a Saviour". In approaching this blessed portion of scripture, we should be mindful and grateful for the blessings God has bestowed upon us, according to His limitless supply. We have never earned one blessing, nor can we create one blessing, but God, in his great love for us, has blessed us with blessings that are the rarest and richest in existence. We have been regenerated, justified, adopted, sanctified and perfected, to name a few. There are past blessings, present blessings, and promised blessings. We indeed, do live a blessed life. As we partake of Paul's compared epistle, we will be amazed by the love that God expresses in His compos ...
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