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BOOST: I Am Blessed – Ephesians 1:1-11

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I Am Blessed
Ephesians 1:1-11
June 6, 2010
Ryan Heller

I am rich in Christ because…

1. God has blessed me

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 (NIV)

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles,
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)

2. God has chosen me

For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In Ephesians 1:4 (NIV)

…for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
Romans 10:13 (NIV)

3. God has redeemed me

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Ephesians 1:7 (NIV)

For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb… 1 Peter 1:18-19 (NIV)

4. God has adopted me

In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will…
Ephesians 1:5 (NIV)