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Our Position in Christ – We are God’s Inheritance – Part 7

“In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will.” (Eph 1:11) I quite like The Passion Translation as well. “Through… Read More

Our Position in Christ – Mysteries Made Known – Part 6

“having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself.” (Eph 1:6) We are continuing our series on Our Position in Christ. Today we will see that the… Read More

God Laughs

“Why do the nations rage,And the people plot a vain thing?The kings of the earth set themselves,And the rulers take counsel together,Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,‘Let us break Their bonds in piecesAnd cast away Their… Read More

Our Position in Christ – In Him We Have Redemption – Part 5

** These articles aim to help us to know who we are in Christ. The jumping point for our study is Ephesians 1, where Paul beautifully lays out the position of the believer in Christ. ** “In Him… Read More

Our Position in Christ – The Crowning Achievement of God’s Grace – Part 4

Some of the crowning achievements of men are traveling to the moon, mastering flight, creating the wheel, creating photography, the establishment of democracy, the printing press and more of course. But what is God’s crowning achievement? Is it… Read More

Our Position in Christ – Adopted as Sons – Pt. 3

“having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will.” (Eph 1:5) God decided before the foundation of the world that you and I would be adopted as… Read More

Our Position in Christ – Set Apart and Blameless – Pt. 2

“just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love.” (Eph 1:4) What does it mean to be “holy?” Does it mean to… Read More

Our Position in Christ – Every Spiritual Blessing is Already Ours – Pt. 1

There are few things more important than knowing who we are in Christ. In this series my aim will be to point to the positional truths mostly shown in the book of Ephesians. The first positional truth is… Read More