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Ephesians 1 - NIV

5 he[a] predestined us for adoption to sonship[b] through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—


a. Ephesians 1:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.
b. Ephesians 1:5 Or sight in love. He

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Richard L. Brown avatar
Meant For Each Other
Shared by: Richard L. Brown on Nov, 2016
Summary: This is a wedding sermon that expresses the providence of God within the covenant of marriage.
Chris Jordan avatar
Better Together: My Family's Journey with God
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Jul, 2015
Summary: As Christians, we are adopted into God’s family, God becomes our Heavenly Father, and we are brothers and sisters. We are better together.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 969
Richard Vartenisian avatar
The Price Paid
Shared by: Richard Vartenisian on Feb, 2015
Summary: Redemption
Series: Ephesians
Perry Hancock avatar
God's Great Rescue Plan (Orphans - Foster Children)
Shared by: Perry Hancock on Jan, 2015
Summary: God's Great Rescue Plan is a sermon about adoption and foster care. The goal is for the church and individual Christians to assume their roles in providing care for orphans.
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,209
John Romeo  Verastigue Etis avatar
Attributes of God's Will
Shared by: John Romeo Verastigue Etis on Dec, 2014
Summary: This talks about the characteristics of God's Will that helps us to understand who He truly is.
Billy  Ricks avatar
The Centrality of Christ
Shared by: Billy Ricks on Feb, 2014
Summary: Second week of the Ephesians Series. God designed the Church to Be Christ centered. If we are Christ centered we will speak well of God and fulfill our purpose.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,146
Tom Fuller avatar
Does God Like Me?
Shared by: Tom Fuller on Feb, 2014
Summary: Even after you come to know Jesus we often feel that though God may love us because of Jesus, He doesn’t like us very well. Learn the truth about how God feels about you and the destiny He has for you.
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-6
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 1,231
Clay Gentry avatar
To The Praise Of His Glory
Shared by: Clay Gentry on Sep, 2013
Summary: Why did God send Jesus to save us? It might surprise most Christians to learn it wasn't so we could go to heaven? So what was it? In this lesson we will explore why God saved us.
Jonathan McLeod avatar
Adopted by Grace
Shared by: Jonathan McLeod on Feb, 2012
Summary: Believers have been welcomed into God's family.
Series: Ephesians
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,545
Chuck Sligh avatar
The Elephant in the Room: Corporate-Vocational Election
Shared by: Chuck Sligh on Feb, 2012
Summary: Election is one of the thorniest, controversial issues among biblical Christians. The 2 main views are Calvinism and Arminianism. But are these the only alternatives? This sermon examines the Corporate-Vocational View of Election.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,406
David Welch avatar
Purposefully Adopted
Shared by: David Welch on Feb, 2011
Summary: 6th in series dealing with adoption in Christ.
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-6
Views: 639
Chris Jordan avatar
One Big Happy Family - God's Plan for the Church
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Sep, 2009
Summary: God’s plan for the church is that we would be One Big Happy Family. In order to do this, we need to L.A.U.G.H: Love, Acceptance, Unity, Generosity and Helping.
based on 20 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 6,984
Aaron Fenlason avatar
Predestined to Adoption
Shared by: Aaron Fenlason on Jun, 2009
Summary: An exposition of Ephesians 1:5-6.
Series: Ephesians
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 540
Ken McKinley avatar
Predestined by Love
Shared by: Ken McKinley on Mar, 2009
Summary: Looking at how God’s love has predestined us - Part three of our study in Ephesians.
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,897
Davon Huss avatar
Shared by: Davon Huss on Mar, 2009
Summary: A sermon on being adopted into God’s family based on Ephesians 1:4-5! (taken from Rusty Peterman from Truth for Today)
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-5
Views: 2,597
William D. Brown avatar
Shared by: William D. Brown on Feb, 2009
Summary: Man does not have "free-will," because within himself man does not have the power to choose between good and evil.
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 866
Paul Searight avatar
Salvation Panic
Shared by: Paul Searight on Oct, 2008
Summary: How doctrines of election and predestination relate to our chosing God, Him choosing us and crucially the surety of our salvation.
based on 23 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Views: 1,775
Jerry Blaxton avatar
Part 2: Connecting the Dots with God's Family
Shared by: Jerry Blaxton on Aug, 2008
Summary: God ultimately wants us to become a part of His group—His family—the church.
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,034
Robert Higgins avatar
Enjoying God
Shared by: Robert Higgins on May, 2008
Summary: We were created, planned to bring pleasure to God. This is what answers the burning question in each of us…why do I exist?
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 482
Efren Narido avatar
Shared by: Efren Narido on Mar, 2008
Summary: Was it just your own choice why you believe? Could you really choose to follow God, to believe in Him, or to be saved?
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 968
Créteur fabien avatar
Le Plan et le défi pour EMJ
Shared by: Créteur fabien on Feb, 2008
Summary: Ce qui peut être vu dans ce texte, c’est ce que nous recherchons tous, l’explication, l’avancement du royaume de Dieu, un moment surnaturel où comme Pierre, et les disciples, Jésus prend un temps nécessaire pour nous expliquer, ce qu’il veut, et va faire,
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 232
Monte Brown avatar
Believers Can
Shared by: Monte Brown on Sep, 2007
Summary: As believers we can access our shortage of wisdom, access our source of wisdom, and ask for our supply of wisdom.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 118
Byron Harvey avatar
We are Fam-A-Lee
Shared by: Byron Harvey on Feb, 2007
Summary: Fourth in a series taken from Ephesians 1, this series delves into the riches that we know through our relationship with Christ.
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5-6
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 394
Paul Fritz avatar
Fifty Benefits Derived from Praising God
Shared by: Paul Fritz on Sep, 2006
Summary: Praise helps us complete God’s primary purpose for creating us. Eph. 1:3 Praise helps us understand our own identity, privileges, and responsibilities.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-5
Views: 3,122
Bramwell  Hayes avatar
Shared by: Bramwell Hayes on May, 2006
Summary: What it means to be adopted as a child of God. The importance of inheritance
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:1-5
Denomination: Salvation Army
Views: 1,175
Andrew Chan avatar
Shared by: Andrew Chan on May, 2006
Summary: the church was divinely instituted to experience the overwhelming love of Christ
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-5
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 614
Bramwell  Hayes avatar
Holy and Blameless
Shared by: Bramwell Hayes on May, 2006
Summary: Discussion of what it means to be made Holy and Blameless by Christ
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:1-5
Denomination: Salvation Army
Views: 412
steven cannon avatar
Adopted By God
Shared by: steven cannon on Apr, 2006
Summary: I was almost aborted, then adopted and then adopted by God.
based on 20 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5
Views: 906
Rob Willis avatar
"Election Changes Our Perception" - Too Good Not to Be True-part 2
Shared by: Rob Willis on Jan, 2006
Summary: Part 2 of a 4 part mini-series on blessings we have in Christ from Ephesians 1, focusing on election. I purposefully avoid the controversy and state the significance of this blessing for our lives.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 643
Richard Pfeil avatar
Shared by: Richard Pfeil on Apr, 2005
Summary: God wants us to love what He loves and that’s the church
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 1:5
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,523