"Who I Am...in Christ"
From the "In Christ" sermon series.
Key Scripture: (Ephesians 1:3-6)
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, 4 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, 5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
I. What does in mean to be predestined?
II. What does it mean to be adopted by God?
- Galatians 4:4-5
- A new name and a new family.
- Heir to the Father's estate.
- A new person with a new life.
- A permanent arrangement.
III. What does it mean to be accepted?