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Sermon on May 10, 2015

Ephesians 1:15-23

Now if you have your Bibles with you, let me ask that you turn to Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, chapter 1. If you’re following in one of our church Bibles, turn to page 976. Ephesians chapter 1. We’ll be thinking about the words of verses 15 through 20 this morning though we’ll read from 15 to the end of the chapter. Before we do that, let me...

New Community

Please take your Bibles in hand and turn with me to Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. If you’re using one of our church Bibles you’ll find that on page 976. We had been working our way through the book of Exodus. As we completed chapter 18 last week, we came to a natural break before the next segment of the story where God reveals His law to Moses...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

Sermon on Jun 26, 2005

Ephesians 1:1-2

The Lord's Day Morning

June 26, 2005

Ephesians 1:1-2

“Revelation and Benediction”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to the Book of Ephesians, chapter one.

John Mackay, who later became the president of Princeton Theological Seminary, when he was a fourteen-year-old boy in 1903, wandered out into the hills of the highlands of Scotland with his...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

July 10, 2005

Ephesians 1:3-4

“Every Spiritual Blessing (2): The Blessing of Divine Election”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one. Last week we began our study of this glorious prayer in Ephesians 1, beginning in verse 3 and running all the way to verse 14. And as we did,...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

Sermon on Jul 3, 2005

Ephesians 1:3-14

The Lord's Day Morning

July 3, 2005

Ephesians 1:3-14

“Every Spiritual Blessing”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to the Book of Ephesians, chapter one. We started a study of the Book of Ephesians, the letter of Paul to the Ephesian church, last week, looking at the greeting...at the salutation found in verses 1 and 2.

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Sermon on Nov 5, 2017

Ephesians 1:3-14, 2:1-10

If you were with us last Lord’s Day Evening, we had a presbytery-wide celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. And the service was structured around the five Solas; those five slogans, almost, that summarized many of the central concerns of the Reformation. Since tonight I have a stand-alone message to preach – next Lord’s Day Evening we’ll have Dr. John Blanchard with us – I thought...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

August 21, 2005

Ephesians 1:3-14

“Praying with Paul”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one. For several weeks now we have been working through this prayer of praise in verses 3-14. We have parked on this prayer in part because we have said it is a life re-orienting prayer: that...

Well as a child of the 1980s – it’s been a while since we’ve had an 80s reference, so que is up! As a child of the 1980s, the big movie when I was growing up was Back to the Future starring Michael J. Fox and he played the Marty McFly character. So if you’ve ever seen the movie, Marty McFly is the cool guy. His dad is...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

Sermon on Jul 17, 2005

Ephesians 1:4-6

The Lord's Day Morning

July 17, 2005

Ephesians 1:4-6

“Predestined in Love”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you will look at Ephesians 1:4, you will notice that the last words, probably, in your pew Bible translation, and certainly in my rendition of the New American Standard Version here, have the words In love as the first words of a sentence.

Now, the reason is [that] in the...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

July 24, 2005

Ephesians 1:7-8

“Abundant Grace”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we continue to study through this great letter of the Apostle Paul; a letter which, of course, ultimately comes to us by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and is addressed to every...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

July 31, 2005

Ephesians 1:8-10

“Summing Up All Things In Christ”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we continue to work our way through this great prayer.

We have said several times that this first prayer from verse 3-14 of Ephesians 1, is a prayer of praise,...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

August 7, 2005

Ephesians 1:10-12

“Living to the Praise of His Glory”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

We have said in our study of Ephesians, chapter one, that just as much of the Book of Ephesians is made up of prayer — almost half of it — that the whole, almost, of the first chapter is made up of prayer.

There are two great...

Apostles' Creed

Sermon on Apr 13, 2003

Ephesians 1:13-14

I Believe in the Holy Ghost Ephesians 1:13-14

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians 1:13-14. We arrive now at the third part of the Apostles’ Creed as we continue to work through this great Christian confession of faith. This part of the Creed gives us the completion of our profession of the Trinity. We began with “I believe in God...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

August 14, 2005

Ephesians 1:13-14

“Assured by the Spirit of Promise”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we look again at this great prayer.

While we were looking at Ephesians 1:10 and 11 and 12 last week, we noticed the Apostle Paul praising God that God in His...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

September 11, 2005

Ephesians 1:15-17

“Giving Thanks for Faith and Love”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one. We resume our study of this great letter together.

We have said several times that almost the whole of...

New Community

Sermon on May 17, 2015

Ephesians 1:15-23

Now if you would, take a copy of God’s holy Word in your hands and turn with me to Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, chapter 1. Ephesians chapter 1, reading from the fifteenth verse. If you’re using one of our church Bibles, turn to page 976 and you’ll find our passage. Ephesians 1 at verse 15. Before we read, let’s bow our heads and pray.

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God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

Sermon on Sep 18, 2005

Ephesians 1:18-19

The Lord's Day Morning

September 18, 2005

Ephesians 1:18-19

“Hope, Inheritance, Power”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we continue to work our way through this great letter of the Apostle Paul to the church at Ephesus, and ultimately of course, to all of God's children, because this book is the...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

September 25, 2005

Ephesians 1:19-23

The Surpassing Greatness of His Power….to the Church

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we continue making our way through this great letter of the Apostle Paul to the church at Ephesus and to you and me, because we know that every word...

Chapter 2

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

October 2, 2005

Ephesians 2:1-3

“Dead in Sin”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter two, as we continue to work our way through this great letter of the Apostle Paul.

In Ephesians 2, having praised God in Ephesians 1 for the greatness of God's mercy to us in Jesus...

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