Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Crossroads Community Church, Waukesha

Home

Directions | What We Believe | Our Pastor | Calendar and Coming Events | Recent Sermons | Contact Us | Links
2003-11-23

November 23, 2003

Spiritual Blessings 

Text - Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ephesians 1:3 

I. Myself (Ephesians 1:4---He chose us (individually) )

    A. He created us as spiritual beings capable of fellowship with Him (v 5---adopted as his sons)

    B. He created us as particular individuals. (Psalm 139:14-16, 2-5)

    C. He chose us. (v 4) 

II. Our Church 

A. Pauls example in being thankful for the church in Ephesus (vv 1b, 13a, 15-16)

    B. The example of the original church in Jerusalem (Acts 2:46-47) 

III. The gift of salvation (vv 7-8)  

A. Redemption: The forgiveness of our sins (vv 7-8)

B. Redemption: Deliverance from a life of sin (Romans 7:24-25)

C. Redemption: A new life lived for Gods glory (v 12)

D. Redemption: Our future inheritance (vv 13b-14)