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  • The Administration Of God's Grace Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 11, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,635 views

    Grace. We often think about grace as the salvation that God gives us that we do not deserve. But God gives us His grace to serve as well.

    The Administration of God’s Grace Ephesians 3:1-13 Intro Slide Have you ever been in the midst of a conversation and then a new thought that you have to get out comes into your head? Maybe you have been talking to someone, and then a word or some other trigger brings to mind ...read more

  • I Know A Secret

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 2, 2013
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,242 views

    Paul reveals the mystery: "A divine, sacred secret that is hidden in the heart of God, and cannot be understood unless God chooses to reveal it to man." Link included to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    I Know a Secret Ephesians 3:1-13 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/130505pm.mp3 "Paul, you keep calling yourself a prisoner of Jesus and this is confusing to us," said the Ephesians. Is it confusing to you as well? Of course, he was literally a prisoner in many jails and prison cells, and ...read more

  • The Mystery

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 18, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,420 views

    So what is the mystery Paul is speaking about and what is God’s best for you? The mystery given to Paul, and God’s best for you are the same. In Christ, Jews and Gentiles become one in God’s sight. (We are to find our callings and gifting and become one w

    The Mystery Ephesians 3:1-3, 14-19 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles— 2 if indeed you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you, 3 how that by revelation He made known to me the mystery (as I have briefly ...read more

  • "What's The Big Deal About Church?” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 16, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,304 views

    Paul explains how the church is a really "big deal" in the plan of God and how it should, therefore be a "big deal" to us.

    A word that Paul uses in our passage for today is one that he also uses elsewhere in this book. That word is “mystery. The word “mystery,” is used by Paul in verses 3, 4, 6, & 9. What is Paul referring to when he uses this word? The word, “mystery” might make us think of Agatha Christie, ...read more

  • Sacrificial Service Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on May 10, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,687 views

    Loving the Lord should equal sacrificial service to Him and His kingdom.

    Sacrificial Service Text: Ephesians 3:1-13 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) One Sunday morning, the pastor noticed a little boy named Samuel staring up at a large plaque that hung in the foyer of the church. The seven year old boy had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the pastor ...read more

  • Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 19, 2009
    based on 128 ratings
     | 13,282 views

    What is the purpose of the church? It’s 3 fold: • To magnify the Lord thru worship and the Word. • To move believers to maturity and ministry. • To make Jesus known to our neighbors and the nations. Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint

    Church Ephesians 3:1-5 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Church.html Now we enter the church age, the “Dispensation of Grace.” What is a dispensation? It is a time period. In the Bible it is a specific period of time during which God administers His rule over the world in a certain way. And ...read more

  • Ephesians Chapter 3 Series

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,420 views

    Paul here goes into some detail about his own call and his aims with the Ephesians believers. It was clearly his fondest wish that all believers understand who we are in Christ.

    Ephesians Chapter 3 Pastor Eric July 27, 2008 (Read verses, then comments.) (1-3) Paul, building upon the closing thoughts of chapter 2, refers to himself as the prisoner of the Lord Jesus Christ for the sake of the Gentiles. Note that Paul did not refer to himself as the prisoner of the ...read more

  • The Mystery In Christ Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,392 views

    The mystery that Paul talks about is God’s plan to include everyone who wants to serve Him.

    The Mystery In Christ Text: Eph. 3:1-13 Introduction 1. Illustration: Everybody loves a good mystery. My personal favorite is Sherlock Holmes. He would solve the most baffling cases using what he referred to as pure deductive reasoning. 2. The apostle Paul loved a good mystery too. ...read more

  • Trickling Stream To Rushing River (God's Big Plan)

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,935 views

    This is a sermon that uses the Mississippi to illistrate just how big God’s plan of salvation really is... and we all need to be a part of God’s big plan.

    Isaiah 60:1-6 Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your ...read more

  • The Church Place

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,156 views

    This is a message that gives insight to the way the local church opperates...

    “THE CHURCH PLACE” TEXT: Ephesians 3:1-21 W. Max Alderman INTRODUCTION: The church is the Lord’s. All that we enjoy in regards to the church is because of the way Christ built the church. I wish to view that church in regards to its place as a called out assembly of ...read more

  • The Church, The Mystery Of The Ekklesia- Called Out. Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,963 views

    A challenge to believers that church is not about buildings or social gatherings, but about those who have been called out

    The church, the mystery of the Ekklesia (ek•klay•see•ah) “called out” Part 2 Text: Eph. 3:1-11, 1:9-10 Introduction: 1. The concept of “church”, having church, being the church has seemed to have gotten skewed in our day. 2. Too often the church has become a glorified ...read more

  • What Is The Mystery Of God Series

    Contributed by James Dunn on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,796 views

    This is message 5 of a 13 part series taken from the Book of Ephesians describing "The Power of a Blessed Life."

    What is The Mystery of God Ephesians 3:1-13 I. The Mystery of Christ is Revealed A. Through the gospel we are: 1. Heirs with Israel. “…heirs together with Israel…” 2. Members of One Body. “…members together of one body…” 3. Sharers in the Promise. “…sharers together in the ...read more

  • Pay It Forward Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,995 views

    18th in a series on Ephesians. God blesses us with His grace so that we can "pay it forward."

    Although it has only been three weeks, it seems like quite a while since we last looked at the book of Ephesians. We’re going to continue our journey through our basic training manual this morning as we come to Chapter 3. Let’s read our passage out loud together. For this reason I, Paul, the ...read more

  • Unsolved Mysteries Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Jun 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 649 views

    Paul explains the previously unsolved mystery of the church

    1. The Mystery Concealed (v. 1-5) 2. The Mystery Revealed (v. 6) A. We are powerful (v. 6a) B. We are God’s possession (v. 6b) C. We are privileged (v. 6c) 3. The Mystery Fulfilled A. The mystery is fulfilled by declaration (v. 8) B. The mystery is fulfilled by disclosure (v. 9-11) C. ...read more

  • The Body Revealed Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 28, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 925 views

    The Mystery of The Body, the Church, is revealed to Paul and through him to us in all it’s splendor and purpose.

    THE SUPREME MYSTERY – THE BODY OF CHRIST ACT II: The Mystery of The Body Unveiled 1. THE BODY REVEALED (Eph. 3:1-13) INTRODUCTION: MYSTERY. Everybody loves a mystery, don’t they? In most contexts today, to speak of a mystery is to speak of “something completely unknown and perhaps ...read more