Contributed on Oct 31, 2000
Christians should magnify God's name because of spiritual blessings
I. The Sender of the Blessing (1:1a) A. Paul wrote with the authority of an apostle. B. Paul wrote while imprisoned in Rome around A.D. 60-62. II. The Saints with the Blessing (1:1b) A. Paul’s letter was initially written as a circular letter, intended for other churches in Asia Minor, as ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2000
Christians receive spiritual blessings from God that inspire praise.
I. Believers should praise God for the spiritual blessing of being chosen in Christ (1:4-6). A. Chosen in Christ before creation B. Chosen in Christ to be holy C. Chosen in Christ to be blameless D. Chosen in Christ out of love E. Chosen in Christ for adoption F. Chosen in Christ ...read more