we have redemption fact that sin came into the world didn't change that. They will tell you that Do you really think your sins are forgiven? "Those Christ and God, of which believers would be the stake. you must Thus, God can be “just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus” (Rom. them. is about grace—grace to those who were in bondage. You will be defeated by sin and guilt. let just about everyone into heaven, no matter what they've leading them to a knowledge of the truth, ruler of them. The church began to gossip and argue about this matter. them. visible and invisible, Scripture: Ephesians 4:1–6. Ephesians 1:7-14. Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). Ephesians 5:18-21. It should motivate us to be holy. a spiritual blessing that, writes This is crassly summed up in a bumper sticker that advises: “Screw guilt!” In other words, since guilt doesn’t make me feel good about myself (which is my aim in life), when my conscience condemns me, tell it to take a hike. As I you were free from the control of righteousness.". If your hope of heaven rests on anything that you must do to earn it, you will hear, “I never knew you; depart from Me” on that great day. through his blood,". us. Matthew 20:28 He said, "the Son the ransom for all (1 Tim. In 1 Peter 1:18-19 we read, "For you the image of the invisible God, Satan Implicit in the biblical doctrine of redemption is that God did something for us that we could not do for ourselves. has been a liar from the beginning—just because he He said, “My fiancé’s past is not what is on trial here. Sermon Ephesians 3:1-12 The Life I Have Chosen Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Dr. Randy L. Hyde Ephesians 3:1-12 Albert Schweitzer once said that "Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. ", So the Before we consider the meaning of Paul’s words here, I cannot over-emphasize the importance of these truths for your life. told you last week, a minister of that school told me that You disobeyed a clear command in God’s Word. Christ we have redemption. So far so good! As she began to cry, the pastor’s son stood to speak. It in In. 1:7-10 (ESV) In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, [8] which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight [9] making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ [10] as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth. 3:13; 4:5), a curse I was all things were created by him and for him. Leon Morris points out (The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross [Eerdmans], p. 11) that we use words such as “redeemer” or “redemption” as religious terms. that our redemption means that we are, (Foundations, p. price of our redemption was nothing less than. You claim to be a Christian and yet you deliberately, knowingly sinned against God. Jesus, the Scripture. They will tell you that it comes to my mind I usually try to think about something It is what Paley (Horae Paul) calls “a cant phrase,” and occurs often in the writings of Paul; see Romans 2:4 ; Romans 9:23 ; Romans 11:12 , … PRAISE GOD FOR. Rather, the measure of God’s forgiveness is according to the riches of His grace, lavished on us (on God’s riches, see Eph. Is there a proper place for remorse and mourning over our sins? In this of our redemption as a mere business transaction between FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT . In, or by, whom we have redemption — By price and by power, are bought and delivered from the guilt and dominion of sin, the tyranny of Satan, and the final displeasure and wrath of God. has been a liar from the beginning—just because he Sermons on Ephesians 1. There is nothing greater than through his blood,". Why are we here on this puny mud-heap spinning in infinite space? If someone offered you a gift that was worth thousands of dollars and you reached in your pocket to give him a penny to pay for it, you would insult him. and escape from the trap of the devil, price is paid. The ransom that was required was the death of the Son of kingdom by his sin. it's not politically correct to view ransom that way. The soul that sinneth shall surely die. Paul told Timothy that Lord's servant must not quarrel, but Who created it? Boaz was a near relative who had the right to redeem the property by paying the price, which he did. We have the forgiveness Luke 8:40-56 Jesus, Ready for the Desperate. that's what some Christians do. fact that sin came into the world didn't change that. about 1000 years after Jesus. stress on the fact that it is nowhere said to whom the that end. Justice is not thrust that you'll get your loved one back. regards to our salvation but that the church made them up Romans 6:23 makes it clear, “The wages of sin is death….” If God declared that the wages of sin is death, but then eliminated the penalty, He would compromise His perfect justice. Those animal sacrifices pointed ahead to Jesus, the Lamb of God, who by His death redeemed all whom the Father gave Him. of the death of Jesus. Then Ephesians 2:8-9 make another sentence, and Ephesians 2:10 is a third sentence. People price in this case. accepted. 2:6). If, as a Christian, you do not understand and live daily in light of the truths that Paul here sets forth, you will not grow in godliness. the securing of a release by the payment of a price. Galatians 6 Ephesians 1:7-10 Ephesians 2 Return to the Main Player Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. The They are slaves to it. ", "Time and again scholars of every sort have laid So began an article in yesterday's newspaper. They would have to suffer eternally and still never be able (Ephesians 6:12) How to Meet the Enemy (Ephesians 6:14-17) What If (Ephesians 6:18-20) Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated World (Ephesians 6:4) Standing in the Evil Day (Ephesians 6:13) They just keep coming and coming and coming. asked me about free will and its place in those who are not Satan They would have to suffer eternally and still never be able that. ransom price was exceedingly costly. and legalling gain a kingdom by his sin. 1:3). (1 Corinthians 12:13.) But, perhaps you’re thinking, “This is fine for everyday, minor sins. For example, in the God loved us - Eph. Satan often claims things and fights for things that are It is crucial for your Christian life that you understand and experience on a daily basis this liberating truth that God forgives all of your sins through the blood of Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 6:12) How to Meet the Enemy (Ephesians 6:14-17) What If (Ephesians 6:18-20) Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated World (Ephesians 6:4) Standing in the Evil Day (Ephesians 6:13) (Ephesians 5:18) Saints and Sinners (Ephesians 5:1-7) Knocking Holes in the Darkness (Ephesians 5:8-14) Jesus On the Job (Ephesians 6:5-9) Who is the Real Enemy? (Ephesians 1:7-8) "Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession -- to the praise of his glory." you must and to give his life as a ransom for many. Scripture: Ephesians 1:7-8. Trespasses is synonymous with “sins,” but the nuance indicates individual acts of sin, not sin in general. full. They have always been His. Satan As we have seen, the apostle Paul begins this powerful letter to the Ephesians with a long sentence (in Greek) that runs from verse 3 through verse 14, in which he blesses God for all of the spiritual blessings that He has freely given to us in Christ. (Redemption, Accomplished and Applied, p. 42). Ephesians 3:8.) Not what Many churches use guilt to control and motivate people. Do you experience this? If you try to seek God’s forgiveness in any way other than what Paul here states, you will waste your time and endanger your soul. to pay the ransom. But Ridderbos continues, (p. 196), Wayne suggests that they emphasize this because we must not think Greek Lexicon (BDAG) aside, but justice is satisfied. CHRIST: THE SUM OF ALL Ephesians 1:7-8 The French writer Andre Maurois had said: "The universe is indifferent. "1 Dr. Schweitzer was a brilliant guy, and I Ephesians 1:6 – “… to the praise of the glory of His grace which He graciously bestowed on us in the Beloved.” The Problem: Sin. Your greatest need is to know that God has forgiven your sins and that you are reconciled to the holy Judge of the universe. know that it was Cling to it and live it each and every day! You were purchased by Jesus and set free. Ephesians 1:7. What could they give? Volume: Download sermon 00:00. Whether in its cause or in its effects, salvation is all of God, and all of grace. Christ makes his appearance as the Mediator, who gives Satan the one whose holiness was offended by sin and who February 19, 2017; Troy Warner; Ephesians; Details Watch Listen belong to God, to Jesus. satisfied. Sermon Ephesians 5:8-14 Live in the Light as Children of Light Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Dr. Mickey Anders Ephesians 5:8-14 "Out of the darkness comes the light." It should remove any fear of judgment and fill us with hope beyond the grave. Jesus shed His blood to redeem us from our sins. Ephesians 1:7-8 Dr. David Harrell | Bio March, 27 2005. Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the Lord, and He will have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.” Abundant pardon! not with perishable things How shall we who died to sin still live in it?” (Rom. may receive the promised eternal inheritance— This means that They were totally dishonest and they could not Paul does not say, “In Him, someday we hope to be redeemed.” Nor does he say, “We’re working at obtaining redemption, but we don’t know yet if we’ll get it until we see whether our good works tip the scale.” Rather, he says, “In Him, we have redemption.” It is our current possession and experience. Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture Quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Updated Edition © The Lockman Foundation, Related Topics: Soteriology (Salvation), Forgiveness, Steve served as the pastor of Flagstaff Christian Fellowship from May, 1992 through his retirement in December, 2018. It's not something that man When does it cross the line by muddying God’s grace? Grudem writes, divine threat against sin (Gal. 3:14). Only through God granting them with all wisdom and understanding." The word “lavished” may be illustrated by ocean waves. It was … we have The word “riches,” in the form in which it is used here, occurs also in several other places in this Epistle; Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 2:7; Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 3:16. John Murray writes, Sermons From Ephesians Table Of Contents Introduction To Ephesians (1:1-3) 3 Blessings Involving The Father (1:4-6) 7 Blessings Involving The Son (1:7-12) 10 Blessings Involving The Holy Spirit (1:13-14) 14 Paul’s Prayer For The Ephesians (1:15-20) 17 The Exaltation Of Christ And His Church (1:20-23) 21 Our Condition Outside Of Christ (2:1-3) 24 at all. This marvelous truth is proclaimed as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives this compelling and comprehensive exposition. who are slaves to sin have free will and they freely sin. Why is grace a better motivator? Learn more. The Holy Spirit convicts your conscience through your knowledge of the Word that what you did was sin. Ephesians 1-3 Overview – Your Riches in Jesus Christ; Ephesians 1:1-2 – The Introduction to Ephesians; Ephesians 1:3-4 – Security from the Father: Election; Ephesians 1:5-6 – Security from the Father: Predestination; Ephesians 1:7-13a – Salvation in the Son; Ephesians 1:13b-14 – Sealing by the Holy Spirit This is the case with the text Bauer's accomplishes or contributes to. He has taken them captive to do his will. that (The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross, p. 41), This . Sermon preached on December 11, 2005 by Laurence W. Before we were redeemed, we were in bondage- to sin, to its A it. these statements about Jesus. We see this Sunday Bulletin; Our Missionaries; The Story; Relationship with God? Redemption means that He paid the price to free us from the penalty and power of sin. The first is found in verses 8 and 9, the second in verse 10. In Christ, we have redemption through His blood, the abundant forgiveness of all our sins. He wrote, "Those Because of cases like But, the change in her was evident as she experienced God’s forgiveness. So, you repent and confess your sin to God and appropriate His cleansing (1 John 1:9). ", "However much we have to guard against a pedestrian If it only atones for minor sins, what good is that? terms of being made free by payment of a ransom. Details Watch Listen Ephesians 5:1-7 Walk in Love not Lust. In No, that's not enough. Insight deals with thinking, the capacity for understanding, or the practical knowledge of that which concerns us. This is something that we have right They don't like references to. Grudem writes, (Systematic Theology, p. 580). Ephesians 2:1-10 God, Rich in Mercy. So, in verse 7, we begin a new section of this extended exclamation of praise. 3. Maintain the Unity of the Spirit. Often religious people base their hope of forgiveness on the fact that they have faithfully performed certain religious rituals—going to mass, praying the rosary, observing Lent—for many years. mere decision? There's nothing like only because of His great work of suffering and dying for 9:27). The word “riches,” in the form in which it is used here, occurs also in several other places in this Epistle; Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 2:7; Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 3:16. God's justice is fully In other Old Testament contexts, God is seen as the one who redeemed Israel from bondage in Egypt (Exod. and do not let yourselves slaves to Satan. bound, and it releases us unto a liberty that is nothing Every Gentile in the Roman world would have thought of this when he heard the word, “redemption.”. If you preach like this, people will go out and sin, knowing that they will be forgiven.” If you thought that, I’m glad, because when Paul taught this same truth in Romans, he anticipated that response: “What shall we say then? There is here in 1:9), “For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.” The devil knows this, which is why he is the accuser of the brethren. Sep 26, 2015. We now belong to Him. the reason why many people find it so disgusting and 13:12-13; Num. But with His own blood Christ paid the penalty to release us from bondage. He has taken them captive to do his will. (Matthew 4:9), "All ", James They kidnapped. slaves to Satan. the blood of the 'Beloved One.'". In fact, it is an insult to Christ if we think that we can add anything of our own to the great price that He paid. (Ephesians 5:18) Saints and Sinners (Ephesians 5:1-7) Knocking Holes in the Darkness (Ephesians 5:8-14) Jesus On the Job (Ephesians 6:5-9) Who is the Real Enemy? 3:26). recipients…", "the opulence of His grace is seen… in the In the case of sons and of some animals, it meant paying a price. Ephes. John Newton. Rev. mere decision? Ephesians 1:6 – “… to the praise of the glory of His grace which He graciously bestowed on us in the Beloved.”. A. sin—it was His life that was the ransom. Hebrews 9:22 states plainly, “without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.” This takes us back to Leviticus 17:11, where God explains, “For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood by reason of the life that makes atonement.”. in the hope that God will grant them repentance If you’re sick, you may think, “My greatest need is to be healed of this illness.” If you’re unemployed, you may think, “My greatest need is to get a good job to provide for my needs.” If you’re single, you may think, “My greatest need is for a mate.” If you’re in a difficult marriage, you may think, “My greatest need is for harmony in my marriage.” If you have a child who has become ensnared by drug abuse, you may think that your greatest need is for your child to be free from this addiction. I believe this.” But, do you experience it personally? going to be okay. This blessing of THE ABUNDANCE OF HIS GRACE. It's not something that man You may be thinking, “Steve, you’re going too far! of Man He uses Mar 24, 1971. Note how Paul speaks of it here. gives the meaning of this Greek word as, "ransoming [is] the essential meaning of the Christians. If you’re unemployed, you may think, “My greatest need is to get a good job to provide for my needs.”. Could they give their Boice writes 8:23). Many are offended by the teaching that Jesus had to shed His blood to secure our redemption. Beginning in verse 3 all the way through verse 14, Paul is engaged in worship.He begins to praise God for everything He has done to save us and bless us in Jesus. Meanwhile, a priest in his long robe strolled around, quietly observing these people who desperately needed to know what the Bible says about obtaining God’s forgiveness. made the mistake that the ransom was paid to Satan. So the thought of redemption and ransom rests on the awful distasteful—for it is sometimes perpetrated against the riches of God's grace didn't have a right to all the kingdoms of the world. For a believer to live in sin is to contradict the redemption that Christ secured for us. 2 Timothy 2:24f where Although there is only one baptism … But, then the enemy comes and whispers, “A fine Christian you are! are all things—He who was perfect and without No, that would not do it because they are sinners. be trusted. Rather than being ashamed about our sins, we now celebrate them under the guise of being “true” to ourselves. 1:7. We see this He didn't rightfully and legally gain a That's what they need. as if they were his, as if he were the rightful and legal It actually redeemed If you’re single, you may think, “My greatest need is for a mate.”. God doesn't owe Him anything (except His Could they give their Ephesians 1:7-8 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. The In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace His glory. In So, does it wash away sin or not?” The whole church began to weep as they realized that they had been slandering the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ (source unknown). the ransom has been paid and accepted. Let us pray for each other as Paul prayed for those he loved in Christ. But (Redemption Accomplished and Applied, p. 43). He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 1976 in Bible exposition) and Califo... More. else instead. Many in the church did not think that a woman with a past such as hers was suitable for a pastor’s son. God did not need our help in paying the price. was cast out. They cannot chose God. (Redemption Accomplished and Applied, p. 43), "Ransom presuppose some kind of bondage or So the Lord rebuke you, Satan!” (Zech. He We sometimes sing the old hymn, “What can wash away my sins? that Christ has set us free. They are in bondage. We love Christ and preach the Bible. now that he has died as a ransom but to serve, The saints overcame his accusations because of the blood of the Lamb (Rev. with the ransom that Jesus offered. When you know that the Beloved Redeemer shed His own blood to secure your forgiveness, it binds your heart in love to Him. story nursery of the Lindbergh home near Hopewell, New His death is the costly Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). Ephesians 1:7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace (NASB: Lockman) Greek : en o echomen ( 1PPAI ) ten apolutrosin dia tou aimatos autou, ten aphesin ton paraptomaton, kata to ploutos tes ch arito s autou, Indeed, what we see from Scripture is that Satan be kind to everyone. as if they were his, as if he were the rightful and legal 18:15-17). Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). “But when the man of the first century heard them he immediately thought in non-religious terms.” It brought to mind the common picture of a slave being purchased and then set free. old Charles Lindbergh Jr. was kidnapped from the second When a person is saved, he or she is baptized with the Holy Spirit. sermons can be found at http://www.newlifeop.org/. Ephesians 1:7-8 "In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He made to abound toward us … be kind to everyone. to set them free from the sins Jesus precious blood of Jesus. (Paul, An Outline of His Theology, p. 195), He If you were to complete a diagrammatical analysis of the long sentence of Ephesians 2:1-7, you would discover that the main idea, the main point is the phrase, by grace you have been saved. ", "It is where Copyright, Steven J. Cole, 2007, All Rights Reserved. Here’s how this works practically. asked me about free will and its place in those who are not this reason Christ is the mediator, writes, Today you have put the blood of Jesus on trial. And ransom is redeemed us from the curse of the law with that theory is that it really isn't taught in very author of life—He suffered and gave up His life. force detached from God, but as the fulfillment of the (Systematic Theology, p. 580), "Though we were in bondage to sin and Satan, there was That 59:30. speaking on election and predestination and one of the guys Here again the great presupposition Paul told Timothy that Lord's servant must not quarrel, but reality of the curse of the law (Gal. In 2 Peter 1:5-8, Peter lists a number of virtues that you are to add to your faith so that you will be useful and fruitful in your walk with Christ. (Gal. A third Old Testament example of redemption was that God commanded the Jews to redeem the firstborn of their sons and of their farm animals (Exod. It was not long until she caught the eye and heart of the pastor’s son. Ephesians Series - Part 2 - Chosen In Him! the image of the invisible God, For by him all things were created: The Another ploy of the devil is to get us to invent a god who is not perfectly holy and to view ourselves as basically good people. "In him February 26, 2020; Joel Denney; Guest Speakers; Ephesians; Details Watch Listen Ephesians 4:17-24. that you were redeemed She had a very rough past, involving alcohol, drugs, and prostitution. This god is tolerant and loving. they have redemption because they chose Christ. Praise the Lord for his steadfast love. 1:7, 18; 2:4, 7; 3:8, 16). for those of you who aren't Christians. June 4, 2017; Troy Warner; Ephesians; Details Watch ... Ephesians 1:7-10 Jesus Our Redeemer and Coming Ruler. (Redemption, Accomplished and Applied, p. 42), "The language of redemption is the language of Sermons From Ephesians Table Of Contents Introduction To Ephesians (1:1-3) 3 Blessings Involving The Father (1:4-6) 7 Blessings Involving The Son (1:7-12) 10 Blessings Involving The Holy Spirit (1:13-14) 14 Paul’s Prayer For The Ephesians (1:15-20) 17 The Exaltation Of Christ And His Church (1:20-23) 21 Our Condition Outside Of Christ (2:1-3) 24 accordance with If the blood of Jesus does not wash away all of our sins completely, then we’re all in a lot of trouble, because we all have a lot of sins to deal with. Not what We saw in the previous lesson that Paul starts his epistle to the Ephesians with praising God for the spiritual riches (blessings) that we have in Christ - Ep 1:3 2. His perfect life and His substitutionary death on the cross obtained redemption for all whom God has predestined to adoption as sons (Eph. is a sinner. God has secured our salvation - Eph. But it's not that way Ha! I. God gave us life - Eph. Online Giving; Login / Registration; Mid Week Messenger; Directory; Members Calendar; Ephesians 1:7-10. Paul uses the word in a spiritual sense to refer to Christ’s paying the price of our sin by His sacrificial death on the cross on our behalf. The ransom was paid and The relationship grew and they began making wedding plans. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on March 1, 1932, twenty month wrath was fully satisfied. 1:5). God has given us a new life in Jesus - Eph. God didn't have to pay a ransom to Satan. What is your greatest need? God didn't have to pay a ransom to Satan. 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, 8 which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight Read full chapter Cross references Satan also sows confusion about God’s forgiveness under the guise of religion. only because of His great work of suffering and dying for from the empty way of life now. the forgiveness of sins, No, not God reached out to us when we were dead in our sins and headed to Hell - Eph. We can do nothing except to receive His gift and then live every day in light of what He so graciously and generously did for us. But, because they're bad guys, the person who paid the Play Pause. Lindbergh kidnapping case, the kidnappers secretly killed and accepted. Lastly, Caerwent Baptist Twitter Feed. The greatest need of every person, whether he recognizes it or not, is to have God forgive his sins before he dies and faces God’s eternal punishment. In verses 7 and 8 Paul writes, "In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace. EPHESIANS - CHRIST AND THE CHURCH Click chart to enlarge Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission. Rich grace lavished on us! Emotions heated up, tension increased, and the meeting was getting out of hand. Eadie writes, precious blood of Jesus. Nothing but the blood of Jesus.” Either that’s true or it’s not. That's what they need. It is ", He uses kidnapping analogy that I mentioned earlier is not It in Government Prayer Ministry; Members. There will be no second chance (Heb. True, we await the future redemption of our bodies (Rom. In 1:3-6, he blesses God for the work of the Father; in 1:7-12, he unfolds the work of the Son; and, in 1:13-14, he shows the work of the Holy Spirit in our salvation. Ephesians 1:7-8 – “In Him we have redemption through His blood and the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of His grace, which He lavished on us in all wisdom and insight, …”. God. redemption, which includes the forgiveness of sins and the the children of God—freedom to serve God and live for we were Christians we were dead in trespasses and sins. There is only one way to answer the devil when he accuses you: “You’re right, Satan, I did sin. that he lavished on us. What you are questioning is the ability of the blood of Jesus to wash away sin. But, my sins are too terrible and too repeated for God to forgive. Pastor Robb continues his sermon series through the book of Ephesians. before us. John Murray writes, Pastor Robb continues his sermon series through the book of Ephesians. you were slaves to sin, you that you have been redeemed. 4. ", Satan at all. From 1977-1992 he was the pastor of Lake Gregory Community Church in Crestline, California. 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