A Gift The Angels Awe Ephesians 3:7-13 By David Turner

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  • A Gift The Angels Awe Ephesians 3:7-13 By David Turner www.BibleStudies-Online.com
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  • Ephesians 3:713 (ESV) 7 Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of Gods grace, which was given me by the working of his power. 8 To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, 9 and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things, 10 so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. 11 This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him. 13 So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory.
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  • Its a gift of Gods grace to be a Minister of the Gospel 7 Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of Gods grace, which was given me by the working of his power. This Gospel The Good News that Jews and Gentiles are made one in Christ. Minister servant (deacon). Its a gift to serve. If you are chosen to serve, its by Gods power.
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  • Nothing in us makes us worthy 8 To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, Im not worthy of this gift. Im not worthy to be a communicator of it. The content of the message is unfathomable.
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  • Previously hidden, now for all 9 and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things, The message is to everyone. The messenger is to illuminate what was a secrete previously hidden in God.
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  • The plan transcends mankind. 10 so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. Through the assembly of believers The multi-colored wisdom of God Is made known to the rulers and authorities in heavenly places The Reconciliation of Jew and Gentile in the body of Christ points toward the reconciliation of all things in Christ. Ephesians 1:10 as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth.
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  • The Plan is Eternal 11 This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him. The plan had its purpose in eternity in Christ Jesus. Because of him we have boldness and access with confidence to God because of our faith in Christ Jesus.
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  • Suffering means little compared to the glory that is coming 13 So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory. Dont loose heart due to suffering Others Your own Romans 8:18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
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  • Its a gift to share Gods gift.