|Staying in the Word|
Chapter One, Lesson Five
THANKFUL IN CHRIST Ephesians 1:15-17 Download this Bible Study
** In our study together last week, we saw the importance of listening "to the message of Truth, the gospel of your salvation" and being found among those who have "also believed". How did that wonderful reality impact the desire of your heart to share this Truth with others? Did the Lord provide any of you with an opportunity to witness on His behalf? If so, how did you do?
** So far in our study of Paul's letter to the Ephesians we have been overjoyed to see our blessings, as he has described them from verse 3 to 14, as well as showing us the work of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
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Thankful in Christ
V.15 ** Paul opens today's passage with, "For this reason". To what is he referring?
** If you remove for a moment Paul's parenthetical thought from verse 15, what two things does he say he is doing in verse 16?