Ephesians

Living from His Grace for His Purposes

Ephesians 1:7-10

The Riches of His Grace

1) Redemption
Ephesians 1:7

Romans 6:18
And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.

Romans 6:22
But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord

2) Abounding Grace
Ephesians 1:7b-8

John 1:17
For the law was given through Moses, [but] grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

John 3:17
"For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

3) Revealing Grace
Ephesians 1:9

2Corinthians 3:5
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God,

2Corinthians 3:6
who also made us sufficient as ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

2Corinthians 3:7
But if the ministry of death, written [and] engraved on stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of the glory of his countenance, which glory was passing away,

2Corinthians 3:8
how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious?

4) Timely Grace
Ephesians 1:9

1Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it

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