Ephesians

Dec 14, 2014 | Frank Vargo II

Prayer and Privileges

Ephesians 1:15-23

Prayer and Privileges    Ephesians 1:15-23

Ephesians 1:15-23

15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, 18 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might 20 that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. 22 And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

 

James 5:16

The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

 

Ephesians 1:15

15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints

 

John 13:35

"By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

 

1 John 4:12

No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

 

Ephesians 1:16

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers

 

Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

 

Ephesians 1:17

 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him

 

1. Hope in the Plan

 

Ephesians 1:18

 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints

 

2. Help from the Power

 

Ephesians1:19-20

19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might 20 that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places

 

3. Heed  to the Person

 

Ephesians 1:21-23

21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. 22 And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

 

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