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Pass the Caviar (4 of 8)
Series: It's a Wonderful Life
Pastor Jeff Schreve
We're in a series in the Book of Ephesians called, "It's a Wonderful Life." Today, we're going to be looking at this subject: "Pass the Caviar." The Bible says this in Ephesians chapter 1 and verse 15: "For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints, do not cease giving thanks for you while making mention of you in my prayers; that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him. I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened so that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in the one to come. And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all."
This passage is a prayer, and Paul prays such a great, magnificent prayer. He prays that the eyes of our hearts would be enlightened. Our eyes in our inner man would be enlightened so that we can see. It's so important to be able to see. It's so important that your eyes be open inside. One of my favorite movie characters is Rocky Balboa. I just love all the Rocky movies, the Italian Stallion. You know, Rocky was a guy with limited ability, but he had such a great heart. And I love sports. And when I played sports, I was a guy with limited ability, but I had a lot of heart, and so I always related to R ...
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