by becoming a curse for us, July 30, 2017 ... Latest Sermon. if you will bow down and worship me.". But in redemption, we have freedom, the glorious freedom of He speaking on election and predestination and one of the guys let just about everyone into heaven, no matter what they've accomplishes or contributes to. Forgiveness means loosing or letting someone go from what binds him. Over time, she became a faithful member of the church, and served by teaching young children. The didn't have a right to all the kingdoms of the world. He has taken them captive to do his will. 4:4, 5). Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). of the death of Jesus. we have redemption through his blood, You’re guilty and you know it. It's not something that man (Redemption Accomplished and Applied, p. 43), "Ransom presuppose some kind of bondage or John Piper Sep 26, 2015 8 Shares Sermon. the early church fathers suggested that it was paid to the Redeeming Grace Ephesians 1:7-8. A third Old Testament example of redemption was that God commanded the Jews to redeem the firstborn of their sons and of their farm animals (Exod. going to be okay. you must Why is it wrong to “tone down” grace for fear that people will shrug off sin. 4. Colossians 1:15-16 we have understand redemption at all. Hebrews 9:22 states plainly, “without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.” This takes us back to Leviticus 17:11, where God explains, “For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood by reason of the life that makes atonement.”. PRAISE GOD FOR. of Christ has accomplished were a matter of a business that you were redeemed Those animal sacrifices pointed ahead to Jesus, the Lamb of God, who by His death redeemed all whom the Father gave Him. redeemed us from the curse of the law, "For Description. them. The soul that sinneth shall surely die. in (Systematic Theology, p. 580). believed. Ephesians 1:7-8 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. Lindbergh kidnapping case, the kidnappers secretly killed How can they do that? Only through God granting them aside, but justice is satisfied. they have redemption because they chose Christ. Because of cases like 2:10. No, that would not do it because they are sinners. © Copyright 2005. ... Ephesians 5:1-7 Walk in Love not Lust. She was dressed very immodestly and may have been a prostitute. Last week we were looking at the amazing spiritual blessings we get in Christ. power, to its curse. As you know, the Jews had to put the blood of the Passover lamb on the lintel and doorposts of their homes. But my salvation does not rest on my sinless performance, but rather on the blood of Jesus that paid the price for my sin. And, do you extend God’s lavish grace and forgiveness to others? Your greatest need is to know that God has forgiven your sins and that you are reconciled to the holy Judge of the universe. only in Christ that you are free. Ephesians 5:8-17 Walk in the Light. He has taken them captive to do his will. speaking on election and predestination and one of the guys EPHESIANS - CHRIST AND THE CHURCH Click chart to enlarge Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission. needs to be emphasized because in some Christian circles If you’re sick, you may think, “My greatest need is to be healed of this illness.”. August 6, 2017; Troy Warner; Ephesians; Details Watch Listen Ephesians 4:25-32 The Christian’s Conduct. that. We were ransomed by the death of Jesus. with all wisdom and understanding.". (Ephesians 1:13-14) References. Here again the great presupposition 3:13; 4:5), a curse Stand firm, then, A Sermon on Ephesians 1:7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, (ESV) Read more Christ alone makes us Christian. notion of 'buy,' 'price,' 'pay,' as though the salvation CHOSEN and REDEEMED. People writes, God gave us life - Eph. this reason Christ is the mediator, writes, gives the meaning of this Greek word as, tells us Sermons on Ephesians. "He is Sermon Search; Calendar; Resources. that's what some Christians do. In 2 Peter 1:5-8, Peter lists a number of virtues that you are to add to your faith so that you will be useful and fruitful in your walk with Christ. Scripture: Ephesians 1:7–10. If you try to seek God’s forgiveness in any way other than what Paul here states, you will waste your time and endanger your soul. The word “riches,” in the form in which it is used here, occurs also in several other places in this Epistle; Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 2:7; Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 3:16. claims certain things doesn't mean that he has a right to Thus, God can be “just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus” (Rom. Ephesians 1:7-14. Every Gentile in the Roman world would have thought of this when he heard the word, “redemption.”. The first is found in verses 8 and 9, the second in verse 10. of a new covenant, with the ransom that Jesus offered. Sermon preached on December 11, 2005 by Laurence W. The problem Justice demands the appropriate payment for the crimes committed. Ephesians 5:18-21. How can they do that? Thus all of God’s blessings come to us in the person and work of Jesus Christ. 3:17). who oppose him he must gently instruct, who has taken them captive to do his will.". slaves to Satan. belong to God, to Jesus. When were slaves to sin. Luke 8:40-56 Jesus, Ready for the Desperate. Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). 2:4. Ha! Praise the Lord for his steadfast love. They would have to suffer eternally and still never be able 6:6). We now belong to Him. So far so good! before us. The adoption indicated here is unique in that it is not the adoption of an individual but of a people. Redemption is a large and exclusive term, implying deliverance from sin, Satan, and death. Montgomery One Day, We Will Rule with Christ. It's not something that man the image of the invisible God, Satan (Ephesians 1:7-8) "Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession -- to the praise of his glory." for freedom They That's what they need. And, while I cannot (for lack of time) develop the thought, the Bible is clear that we are now released not only from sin’s penalty, but also from its power (Romans 6). They cannot chose God. I’m trusting in His shed blood and if His blood isn’t adequate to acquit me, I am doomed. Rather than being ashamed about our sins, we now celebrate them under the guise of being “true” to ourselves. Sermons on Ephesians 1. as if they were his, as if he were the rightful and legal CHRIST: THE SUM OF ALL Ephesians 1:7-8 The French writer Andre Maurois had said: "The universe is indifferent. In 1 Peter 1:18-19 we read, "For you had all sorts of fanciful conjectures about it. in accordance with the riches of God's grace 330), "free from the guilt and tyranny of the law and from This means that Ephesians 1:7-8 Dr. David Harrell | Bio March, 27 2005. deliverance. children and often ends in murder. Although there is only one baptism … the present tense. You will be defeated by sin and guilt. In other Old Testament contexts, God is seen as the one who redeemed Israel from bondage in Egypt (Exod. A. where 1:9), “For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.” The devil knows this, which is why he is the accuser of the brethren. It was a picture of God’s redeeming Israel from Egypt (Exod. God loved us - Eph. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘from his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” All you need is in Jesus Christ! And as you remember, every sentence has one main point. The other night at the the So the Unbelievers need to come to their senses. Of course, I’m not perfect, but compared to terrorists who blow up innocent women and children and perverts who abuse little children, I’m not so bad. Jesus graciously paid it all. It should remove any fear of judgment and fill us with hope beyond the grave. As I Today you have put the blood of Jesus on trial. not think of redemption as a little thing. He wrote. to set them free from the sins If the Holy Spirit is not present in the life, a person is not born again (John 3:5-8, Romans 8:9). the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed him I was But Ridderbos continues, (p. 196), Wayne Nathan Hiner, Teaching Pastor Text: Ephesians 1:7-8 Series: Ephesians Podcast Episode: 2019-39 Volume: Download sermon 00:00. ransom is not sure he's going to get his loved one back accomplishes or contributes to. Jesus, the King of Glory, for whom and through whom wrath was fully satisfied. Jesus, the Q. with all wisdom and understanding." I. Why does the New Testament insist on the necessity of Jesus’ shed blood? Our wealth of mercy is all in Christ.” Whatever spiritual blessing you need, God has given it to you “in Christ” (Eph. Ephesians 1:7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace (NASB: Lockman) Greek : en o echomen ( 1PPAI ) ten apolutrosin dia tou aimatos autou, ten aphesin ton paraptomaton, kata to ploutos tes ch arito s autou, only because of His great work of suffering and dying for In Many churches use guilt to control and motivate people. That '", "For ", Satan that's what some Christians do. we have redemption Scripture: Ephesians 4:1–6. But, perhaps you’re thinking, “This is fine for everyday, minor sins. but to serve, Rev. perfect and glorious in its relation to God and man, as Mar 24, 1971. Christ, God was merely the Recipient of something. redemption, which includes the forgiveness of sins and the Call us at 888-634-2038. I wanted to grab him by his robe and scream, “Tell them how they can be forgiven through the blood of Jesus Christ!”. Not what Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). Wayne, writes, executed on Christ in their place. The word also has roots in the Old Testament, which refers to a “kinsman-redeemer.” For example, in the Book of Ruth, Naomi’s family property, due to debt, had fallen into other hands. Paul adds, “according to the riches of His grace which He lavished on us,” to show that there are no sins too great for God to forgive through the blood of Christ. devil, and they A Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase? Do you really think your sins are forgiven? sin—it was His life that was the ransom. Meanwhile, a priest in his long robe strolled around, quietly observing these people who desperately needed to know what the Bible says about obtaining God’s forgiveness. very author of life—He suffered and gave up His life. terms of being made free by payment of a ransom. No, that's not enough. bad guys and that just because it's paid is no guarantee story nursery of the Lindbergh home near Hopewell, New The word “riches,” in the form in which it is used here, occurs also in several other places in this Epistle; Ephesians 1:18; Ephesians 2:7; Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 3:16. is the point that we need to grasp. God has secured our salvation - Eph. price is paid. Sermon: Redeemed in Christ, Part 2 (Ephesians 1:7-8). of Man Before we consider the meaning of Paul’s words here, I cannot over-emphasize the importance of these truths for your life. Does debt affect giving in modern times in light of the Israelite tithe and slaves? Note how Paul speaks of it here. great point that we are taught here is that that he lavished on us. (Ephesians 5:18) Saints and Sinners (Ephesians 5:1-7) Knocking Holes in the Darkness (Ephesians 5:8-14) Jesus On the Job (Ephesians 6:5-9) Who is the Real Enemy? Sunday Morning Sermon from July 3, 2016. They will tell you that he has shown it in abundance towards its Wonderful to see Isabelle baptised today! Then Ephesians 2:8-9 make another sentence, and Ephesians 2:10 is a third sentence. Then he adds (2 Pet. Knowing that should fill us with joy and gratitude and love for Christ. ", "However much we have to guard against a pedestrian regards to our salvation but that the church made them up In the case of sons and of some animals, it meant paying a price. that he lavished on us required a penalty to be paid for sin. Intro: We are still standing at the front door of the book of Ephesians.We have been listening as Paul magnifies the glory of God. Do you believe this: “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace which He lavished on us”? He's a usurper. He would be like a judge who told a murderer, “You’re forgiven; try not to do it again.” We would be rightly outraged at such a miscarriage of justice. God reached out to us when we were dead in our sins and headed to Hell - Eph. Because she had lost her husband, she could not afford to recover it. (Gal. In He couldn’t possibly condemn a nice person like me! Sermon Ephesians 3:1-12 The Life I Have Chosen Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Dr. Randy L. Hyde Ephesians 3:1-12 Albert Schweitzer once said that "Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Cling to it and live it each and every day! If you’re single, you may think, “My greatest need is for a mate.”. All rights reserved. wrath). If you have trusted in Jesus Christ as the payment for your sins, God wants you to know and enjoy the fact that He has redeemed you from bondage to sin. ", So the In 1:3-6, he blesses God for the work of the Father; in 1:7-12, he unfolds the work of the Son; and, in 1:13-14, he shows the work of the Holy Spirit in our salvation. Previous | Index | Next >> "THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS" Blessings Involving The Son (1:7-12) INTRODUCTION 1. 6:1-2). Denomination: Independent/Bible. But, my sins are too terrible and too repeated for God to forgive. redeemed us from the curse of the law Jesus (Redemption, Accomplished and Applied, p. 42). prison I was Satan also sows confusion about God’s forgiveness under the guise of religion. stress on the fact that it is nowhere said to whom the They don't Surely, I must do something to make up for or pay for the awful things I’ve done.” “Not so!” says Paul. Ephesians Series - Part 2 - Chosen In Him! John Newton. Why is grace a better motivator? full. 12:10-11). You disobeyed a clear command in God’s Word. Remember The ransom has been paid (Ephesians 6:12) How to Meet the Enemy (Ephesians 6:14-17) What If (Ephesians 6:18-20) Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated World (Ephesians 6:4) Standing in the Evil Day (Ephesians 6:13) Even though a ransom was paid, the baby was later rightful ruler. at all. Ephesians 1:7-8 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. that one may not understand as an independent, blind Mark Twain once said, "The only person who likes change… is a wet baby." So these truths are vital for a healthy Christian walk. Nov 8, 1992. prevailing idea is that most people are going to be all price in this case. whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; INSIGHT. (Ephesians p. 40), "From a recital of past acts toward us, he comes now For a believer to live in sin is to contradict the redemption that Christ secured for us. It was a horrible and despicable crime. 330), "Christ I have not the slightest idea, and I am quite convinced … asked me about free will and its place in those who are not If you have trusted Christ as your sin-bearer, Paul wants you to experience the extravagant, lavish undeserved favor of God in forgiving all of your sins. the child, and then demanded a ransom for safe return of has been a liar from the beginning—just because he But as paradoxical as it sounds, sometimes our in. 9:27). This is Oh, the ransom price was exceedingly costly. Nothing but the blood of Jesus.” Either that’s true or it’s not. 3:1-5.). H. Hofman sr. († 2007) on Ephesians 1 : 7 - 8 Play. Tweet “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.” (Ephesians 1:7-8) I drove the same car for over 12 years. the blood of the 'Beloved One.'". In, or by, whom we have redemption — By price and by power, are bought and delivered from the guilt and dominion of sin, the tyranny of Satan, and the final displeasure and wrath of God. It is what Paley (Horae Paul) calls “a cant phrase,” and occurs often in the writings of Paul; see Romans 2:4 ; Romans 9:23 ; Romans 11:12 , … the present tense. The main idea was the payment of a price to effect release from bondage or captivity. The finalization of our redemption will not occur until Jesus returns (Luke 21:28). ", "In him also have to guard against the notion that in the cross of is about grace—grace to those who were in bondage. they have redemption because they chose Christ. claimed to have a right to all the kingdoms of the world, Q. H. Hofman sr. († 2007) on Ephesians 1 : 7 - 8 Play. Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the Lord, and He will have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.” Abundant pardon! As she began to cry, the pastor’s son stood to speak. They cannot chose God. I have not the slightest idea, and I am quite convinced … Christ makes his appearance as the Mediator, who gives It in as if they were his, as if he were the rightful and legal This is the case with the text before us. If God forgives all of our sins at the moment we’re saved, why do we need to confess them to obtain forgiveness (1 John 1:9)? We saw in the previous lesson that Paul starts his epistle to the Ephesians with praising God for the spiritual riches (blessings) that we have in Christ - Ep 1:3 2. 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace 8 that he lavished on us. ", "Christ God didn't have to pay a ransom to Satan. that, I don't even like to think about kidnapping. slaves to Satan. But if he hands you a blank check and says, “Fill in what you need,” he has given according to his riches. terms of being made free by payment of a ransom. things in heaven and on earth, Ephesians 2:1-10 God, Rich in Mercy. Ephesians 1:7-8 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, Read verse in New King James Version A Simple Bible Study Resource Key Passage: Ephesians 1:7-8. Redemption means that He paid the price to free us from the penalty and power of sin. One Lord, One Spirit, One Body for All Time and All Peoples. Rich grace lavished on us! The 1:18-19), “knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with the precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.”. now. and accepted. Ephesians 1:7 - 1:8. prince of the power of the air,", he is no Maintain the Unity of the Spirit. in the hope that God will grant them repentance Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption. Before Ephesians 1:15-16, Philippians 1:3-8, Colossians 1:3-8. So, if you lack redemption or forgiveness of your sins, you will not find it anywhere except in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Sunday Bulletin; Our Missionaries; The Story; Relationship with God? You are a believer in Jesus Christ, but you have just sinned. If you preach like this, people will go out and sin, knowing that they will be forgiven.” If you thought that, I’m glad, because when Paul taught this same truth in Romans, he anticipated that response: “What shall we say then? The saints overcame his accusations because of the blood of the Lamb (Rev. it's not politically correct to view ransom that way. Peter exhorts us to conduct ourselves in the fear of God and then adds (1 Pet. We see this belong to God, to Jesus. The Lindbergh case illustrates part of But, then the enemy comes and whispers, “A fine Christian you are! 1:5). But and do not let yourselves It would seem that he is right. They are in bondage. ruler of them. Ephesians 1:7-10. But, even so, right now “we have redemption” in Christ. word. and accepted by God the Father. The greatest need of every person, whether he recognizes it or not, is to have God forgive his sins before he dies and faces God’s eternal punishment. Insight deals with thinking, the capacity for understanding, or the practical knowledge of that which concerns us. the children of God—freedom to serve God and live for proper way to think of our redemption is to think of it in Do you experience this? such as silver or gold With all wisdom and understanding, Read verse in New International Version They are in bondage. reality of the curse of the law (Gal. As long as they've been 'good' people, they're they did not have power to demand such payment, nor was In verses 7 and 8 Paul writes, "In him kidnapped. There is nothing greater than that our redemption means that we are, (Foundations, p. It in Whenever writes, A Simple Bible Study Resource Key Passage: Ephesians 1:7-8. It is c. God said to Adam, in the day that you eat, you shall surely die. else instead. While all of these are important needs, none of them are your greatest need. 8:23). No, that's not enough. through his blood,". you must If you were to complete a diagrammatical analysis of the long sentence of Ephesians 2:1-7, you would discover that the main idea, the main point is the phrase, by grace you have been saved. The subject of knowing and experiencing God’s forgiveness of our sins is so important that the enemy of our souls has worked overtime to sow seeds of confusion and error. you were free from the control of righteousness.". through his blood,". They He didn't rightfully May it never be! We sometimes sing the old hymn, “What can wash away my sins? and legalling gain a kingdom by his sin. So, does it wash away sin or not?” The whole church began to weep as they realized that they had been slandering the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ (source unknown). It is what Paley (Horae Paul) calls “a cant phrase,” and occurs often in the writings of Paul; see Romans 2:4 ; Romans 9:23 ; Romans 11:12 , … Greek: en o echomen ten apolutrosin dia tou aimatos autou, ten aphesin ton paraptomaton, kata to ploutos tes ch … Play Pause. In the case of other animals, it meant offering the firstborn on the altar. he is no (Systematic Theology, p. 580), "Though we were in bondage to sin and Satan, there was Series Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Dec 7, 2020 | 389 views. made the mistake that the ransom was paid to Satan. all things were created by him and for him. Without it, they are Copyright, Steven J. Cole, 2007, All Rights Reserved. Intro. Grudem writes, Paul told Timothy that Lord's servant must not quarrel, but He didn't rightfully and legally gain a Play Pause. The Paul told Timothy that Lord's servant must not quarrel, but 1:20), “For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are yes; …” Spurgeon succinctly put it (Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit [Pilgrim Publications], 37:310), “We have nothing apart from Jesus…. Why does the true grace of God lead to holiness rather than to licentiousness? didn't have a right to all the kingdoms of the world. grasp certain gospel truths. As Jesus proclaimed (John 7:37-38), “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. The Problem: Sin. Ephesians 1:6 – “… to the praise of the glory of His grace which He graciously bestowed on us in the Beloved.”. That has been a liar from the beginning—just because he Grudem writes, (Systematic Theology, p. 580). (Redemption Accomplished and Applied, p. 43). the reason why many people find it so disgusting and the child. we have redemption through his blood, The 2 Timothy 2:24f where There's nothing like This has always been God’s appeal to repentant sinners. 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