Ordained by the Father

November 8, 2020 Preacher: Tyler Clark Series: Ephesians: The Glory of Christ and the Beauty of the Church

Topic: Ephesians Passage: Ephesians 1:3–1:6

Ordained by the Father
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 11/8/2020
Ephesians 1:3-6

Sermon Theme: The character of God and the glorious blessings of the Father are displayed in His plan of salvation, as He not only lovingly predestines His saints for adoption, but sovereignly chooses them for holiness that befits their sonship and daughtership, all to the praise of His glorious grace in Christ Jesus.

I. BLESSINGS FROM THE TRINITY (Ephesians 1:3-14)

II. GLORIOUS GRACE FROM THE FATHER (Ephesians 1:3-6)
    A. He Reveals Himself for Our Understanding (Ephesians 1:3)
        1. The Mystery of God
        2. The Revelation of God
    B. He Chooses Us for Holiness (Ephesians 1:4)
        1. The Sovereignty of God
        2. The Holiness of God
    C. He Predestines Us for Adoption (Ephesians 1:4-6)
        1. The Love of God
        2. The Grace of God

III. BLESSINGS FOR BELIEVERS (Application)
    A. Blessed to Bow
    B. Blessed to Love
        1. Imitate the Father
        2. Forgive One Another

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