Summary: This is message 4 of a 13 part series taken from the Book of Ephesian describing "The Power of a Blessed Life."
Unlimited Access to Jesus
I. Without Jesus, We have Nothing
A. No Citizenship.
“…excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise…”
B. No Hope.
C. No God.
“…without God in the world…”
II. We Have Been Reconciled through Jesus
“But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.”
A. Jesus is our Peace.
“…he himself is our peace…”
B. Jesus is our Reconciler.
“…reconcile both of them to God through the cross…”
C. Jesus is our Mediator.
“…through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit…”
III. Characteristics of God’s Household
A. God’s House Has a Strong Foundation.
“…built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets…”
B. God’s house Needs Jesus.
“…with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone…”
C. God’s house Is United.
“…the whole building is joined together…”
4. God’s house Is Holy.
“…rises to become a holy temple in the Lord…”
Memory Verse: “Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.” Ephesians 2:19-20
Disclaimer: This series of messages are not completely original with me but have been adapted to meet the needs of our congregation.