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“Made Near By The Blood of Christ”

“Made Near By The Blood of Christ”

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  1. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:11-22 W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  2. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” The Believer’s Riches In Christ • All Spiritual Blessings In Christ – 1:3 • He chose us in him - 1:4 • Adopted as Sons - 1:5 • Accepted In Christ - 1:6 • Redemption & Forgiveness - 1:7,8 • Having Made Known To Us The Mystery - 1:9,10 • Obtained An Inheritance - 1:11-14 The Text In Context W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  3. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” The Believer’s Riches In Christ • Paul’s Prayer For The Ephesians • That they might know God - Ep 1:17 • That they might know the hope of His calling - Ep 1:18a • That they might know the glorious riches of His inheritance in the saints - Ep 1:18b • That they might know the exceeding greatness of God's power toward believers - Ep 1:19-23 The Text In Context W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  4. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” The Believer’s Riches In Christ • Saved By Grace Through Faith • Our condition outside of Christ- Ep2:1-4 • God has provided salvation- Ep 2:5-9 • We must accept salvation through an obedient faith- Ep 2:810 The Text In Context W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  5. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:11-22 (NKJV) 11 Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh--who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands-- 12 that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  6. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:11-22 (NKJV) 13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. 14 For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, 15 having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  7. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:11-22 (NKJV) 16 and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity. 17 And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near. 18 For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father. 19 Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  8. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:11-22 (NKJV) 20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone,21 in whom the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord, 22 in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit. W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  9. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” Our Condition Without Christ • The Uncircumcised – • Those who were not God’s covenant people – (12) • Without Christ – • Aliens – no citizenship – • Strangers from the covenant of promise – • Having no hope – • Without God in the world - Ephesians 2:11 (NKJV) 11 Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh--who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands-- W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

  10. “Made Near By The Blood of Christ” But Now In Christ • NO Longer Far Off – • Brought near by the blood of Christ– (13) • IN Christ – • Has citizenship – • Partakers of the covenant of promise – • Has hope – • With God in the world – (i.e. God is with them) Ephesians 2:13 (NKJV) 13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. W. 65th St. church of Christ / August 2,2009

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