The Higher Place (3 of 7) by Lenny Ports

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The Higher Place (3 of 7)
Series: Instruments of God
Lenny Ports
Ephesians 1:1-3

There is a higher place that God is calling us to. We can't settle for less. I know we live in the world, but we are not of this world. The world is not our home. There is a longing in us to be with the Lord. I am not talking about dying and leaving this world. I am talking about being where He is right now. I need a breakthrough. You need a breakthrough. We need a breakthrough. The status quo won't do any longer. But this is not our doing. This is a God thing. He is calling us higher.

Revelation 4:1 After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And the first voice which I heard was like a trumpet speaking with me, saying, ''Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.''

Paul in his letter to the Ephesians showed them this truth. We have been saying it almost every week. There are 2 vitally important necessities in life - 1) to know God, and 2) to know who we are in God. Paul tells the Ephesians who God is and who they are in God. And he tells them there is a heavenly realm or a heavenly place in Christ, a higher place where God tells us we can go to. Let's take a look:

Eph 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ

He has already blessed us. He is not going to bless us. He has already blessed us. Just a little bit? No! He has blessed with a few spiritual blessings? No! He has blessed with every spiritual blessing! But those spiritual blessings are in the spirit realm. They are in the heavenly places in Christ! Let me explain. It is like what I was telling you last week. There is a natural realm and a spirit realm. Most of the ...


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