Thanksgiving Praises & Prayers – Eph 1:3-14

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>Service of Thanksgiving and Praise

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

INTRODUCTION:
Eph 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realm,
Time = HAS BLESSED
Recipients = US
Number = WITH ALL
Kind = SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS
Place = IN HEAVENLY REALM
Reason = IN CHIRST

Hymn #559 “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”
Hymn #60 “Morning Has Broken”

#1. BLESSING – BEING GOD’S ELECT
Eph 1:4a even as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before Him. (also Jn 15:15)

Hymn #557 “In Thanksgiving Let Us Praise Him”
Hymn #563 “Count Your Blessings”
Sharing Testimonies of His Blessings

#2. BLESSING – BEING PREDESTINATED
Eph 1:5-6, 11 In love He predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will, to the praise of His glorious grace, with which He has blessed us in the Beloved (also I Pet 2:2)

Hymn #556 “Now Thank We All Our God”
Hymn #43 “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
Lifting Up our Corporate Prayers

#3. BLESSING – BEING REDEEMED
Eph 1:7a In Him we have redemption through His blood, (also Heb 9:22)

Hymn #16 “We Praise Thee, O God, Our Redeemer”
Hymn #521 “Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It”
Partaking in the Lord’s Supper – Jim Garbutt

#4. BLESSING – BEING FORGIVEN
Eph 1:7b the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, (also Ps 103:12)

Hymn #188 “At the Cross”
Hymn #199 “Arise, My Soul, Arise”

#5. BLESSING – BEING GIVEN WISDOM
Eph 1:8-10 which He lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His purpose, which He set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in Him, things in heaven and things on earth. (also I Cor 1:20-21)

Hymn #560 “For the Beauty of the Earth”
Hymn #564 “We Are So Blessed”

#6. BLESSING – BEING AN HEIR
Eph 1:11-12 In Him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of His glory.

Hymn #561 “We Gather Together”
Hymn #5 “Be Exalted, O God”

Sermon “BLESSINGS OF BEING IN CHRIST” – Dr Bob

BLESSING #7 – BEING ETERNALLY SAVED
Eph 1:13-14 In Him you also, when you heard the Word of truth, the Gospel of your salvation, and believed in Him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, Who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of His glory.

Hymn #202 “Amazing Grace”
Hymn #20 “All People that on Earth Do Dwell”


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