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  • The Prayer For Believers Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 96 ratings
     | 10,471 views

    Do we truly understand what God has given to us, Paul prays we will.

    A crowded United flight was canceled. A single agent was rebooking a long line of inconvenienced travelers. Suddenly an angry passenger pushed his way to the desk. He slapped his ticket down on the counter and said, "I HAVE to be on this flight and it has to be FIRST CLASS." The ...read more

  • Living In The Light Of Eternity

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,800 views

    When a person embraces the reality of the world to come it radically changes how the peson view this world. A person’s priorities change concerning money, things, time, friends, family, and life itself.

    Living in the Light of Eternity Ephesians 1:15-23 (Message) When waiting in slow traffic on a hot day with 100-degree heat do you wonder why you do what you do? Do you wonder what’s the point of your daily activity? What gives you sense of purpose? Events can happen in your life that ...read more

  • Praying That The Eyes Of Your Heart Would Be Enlightened

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 15, 2005
    based on 118 ratings
     | 14,144 views

    A shoe manufacturer who decided to open the Congo market sent two salesmen to the undeveloped territory. One salesman cabled back: “Prospect here nil. No one wears shoes.” The other salesman reported, “Market potential terrific! Everyone needs shoes.

    Praying that the Eyes of Your Heart Would Be Enlightened (Eph. 1:16-20) "I pray that the Father of Glory may grant you a spirit of wisdom and revelation (of insight into the mysteries and secrets) in the deep and intimate knowledge of Him. By having the eyes of your heart flooded with light so ...read more

  • God's Love Letter To You Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,231 views

    If you need some encouragement - find out how He master-minded your salvation, and wishes to lavish wonderful things on to your life.

    Don’t you love getting good news? "Congratulations, you may have won $1,000,000 in the Publishers Clearinghouse Giveaway." That’s false good news - but real good news: "Congratulations, it’s a boy" or "Yes, I will marry you" or "The cancer has completely gone away - and I don’t understand why." ...read more

  • Knowing God

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 88 ratings
     | 5,770 views

    God has created us to know Him.

    In verses 15-23 we find the first of two prayers that the apostle Paul offers to God for the Ephesians. This prayer consists of two parts: 1. PRAISE (vv. 15-16) "Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, cease not to give thanks for you, ...read more

  • Paul's Prayer List

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,181 views

    What Paul prayed would happen in the lives of the Ephesians and what God want to happen in our lives today.

    "Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in the prayers; that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge ...read more

  • Hey You're Rich! Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 15, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,176 views

    The goal of this message is not to tell you how to ’get’ rich but to show that in Christ you are already rich. (Ephesians - pt 1)

    "HEY!, YOU’RE RICH!" TEXT: EPHESIANS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION MONEY, WE ALL NEED IT -- AND MOST OF US WOULD LIKE TO HAVE MORE OF IT.... I DON’T THINK THAT MANY HERE WOULD REFUSE TO HAVE A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS ADDED TO THEIR WALLET OR BANK ACCOUNT. PEOPLE INVEST, START THEIR OWN ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Receive And Give Forgiveness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 225 ratings
     | 17,841 views

    If somebody killed your child, could you ever forgive him? By God’s grace the raging desire for revenge might eventually die down within our hearts, but most of us would probably prefer never to see that person again nor to help him in any way. Yet th

    Let the Holy Spirit Help You Give and Receive Forgiveness (Eph. 1:7-18) Illustration: Forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. . --Ephesians 4:32 During the war in Kosovo in 1999, three Americans were captured and held hostage for more than a month. After intense ...read more

  • What On Earth Am I Here For Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Dec 14, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,488 views

    This sermon is my variation of Rick Warren’s sermon dealing with the 40 Days Of Purpose

    What On Earth Am I Here For GNLCC 10-10-2004 Psalm 139:1-17 Ephesians 1:3-17 Today we’re going to look at life’s three greatest questions: 1) The question of existence – why am I alive? 2) the question of significance – does my life matter? and 3) the question of ...read more

  • Moving Toward Maturity Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Sep 23, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,948 views

    God wants us to grow up in Him

    Ephesians 1:15-23 Moving Toward Maturity Introduction A. One of the most critical situations in Christianity today is its lack of spiritual maturity. The vast majority of believers are babes who demand constant personal attention, are only looking for blessings or are obsessed with ...read more

  • A Prayer For All Seasons

    Contributed by John Stevenson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 473 ratings
     | 18,300 views

    His name was Victor, but he felt like a loser. He didn't do very well in school a when he was 16

    His name was Victor, but he felt like a loser. He didn't do very well in school a when he was 16 years old, a teacher advised him to drop out of high school and get a job. He didn't do much better in the working world so that, by the time he was 32, he had failed at 76 different jobs. But ...read more

  • Who Am I In Christ?

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Oct 23, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,848 views

    We know WHO we are in Jesus by dicovering WHERE we are. Ephesians 1 tells us ’where’

    Who am I in Christ? KAC 20/10/03 EPH 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: EPH 1:2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. EPH 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our ...read more

  • Lord Teach Us To Know You Series

    Contributed by Orvel Barker on Sep 24, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,380 views

    To know Christ in the power of His resurrection and to demonstrate the reality of the Spirit filled life.

    Intro: Paul begins this portion of scripture with a prayer for those who have faith in the Lord and love for fellow Christians. It would appear, according to most Christians of today, that they had it all together. But Paul, the great apostle, considered them in need of prayer. He began by ...read more

  • The Fire In The Soul

    Contributed by Chris Findley on Feb 13, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,746 views

    We follow in a great line of saints whose fire of faith fueled their life. Paul wants the Ephesians to have their faith grow from a spark to a roaring flame.

    All Saints Sunday, 2001 Primary Text: Ephesians 1:15-23 OPENING PRAYER: Almighty and Everlasting God, who dost kindle the flame of thy love in the hearts of the saints, grant to us the same faith and power of love; that, as we rejoice in their triumphs, we may profit by their examples, through ...read more

  • "Three Prayers For The Ephesians" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Aug 31, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 5,029 views

    Three things we can be praying for one another. (#11 in the "Every Spiritual Blessing" series)

    “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe.” A very interesting thing happened to me ...read more