Praise God For Every Blessing in Christ
Passage: Ephesians 1:1–1:14
1. Christian, give praise to God for every spiritual blessing in Christ (3)
The specific spiritual blessings are worked out in the following verses.
a. Praise God for your election to holiness and adoption as “sons” of God (4-6)
b. Praise God for redemption and the forgiveness of sins (7-8)
c. Praise God for knowledge of God’s gracious plan to sum up all things in Christ (9-
d. Praise God for the assurance of the believer's heritage. Sealed by the Spirit, we
have been claimed as God’s portion, for God’s glory (11-14).
Thus, these spiritual blessings of verses 3-14 are secured by Christ, mediated by the
Spirit, and granted by God the Father.