Ephesians

Dec 07, 2014 | Frank Vargo II

God's Guarantee

Ephesians 1:11-14

God's Guarantee         Ephesians 1:11-14

 

Ephesians 1:11-14

11 In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, 12 so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. 13 In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise

 

Hebrews 10:23

he who promised is faithful.

 

Romans 4:21

fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.

 

Titus 1:2

in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

 1. Gift of Our Inheritance

 

Ephesians 1:11-12

11 In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, 12 so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory.

  

John 6:37

All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.

  

2 Corinthians 1:20

For all the promises of God find their Yes in him

 

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

 

Philippians 1:6

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

 

2. Guarantee of our Inheritance

 

Ephesians 1:13

13 In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit

 

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test!

3. Goal of our Inheritance

14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.

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