Salvation Is Who Jesus Is

Salvation Is Who Jesus Is

Ephesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 3
Ephesians 2.1-10


APART FROM JESUS We AreSpiritually Dead

vv. 1-2 “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked …” (esv) 

v. 2 “… you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.” (niv) 

v. 3 “… [we] were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.” (esv) 

Hebrews 4.13 “There is nothing that can be hidden from God; everything in all creation is exposed and lies open before his eyes. And it is to him that we must all give an account of ourselves.” (tev)

Revelation 6.16–17 “They called to the mountains and the rocks, ‘Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb! For the great day of their wrath has come, and who can stand?’” (niv)

UNITED WITH JESUS We Are Spiritually Alive

v. 4 “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us …” (esv)

v. 5 & 8 “… by grace you have been saved …” (esv)  

v. 5 “… made us alive together with Christ …” (esv)

vv. 8–9 “And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works …” (esv)

CREATED IN JESUS We Are Designed For Good

v. 10 “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (esv)