Chosen in Christ: The Glory of Grace in Ephesians 1

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The Apostle Paul broke into doxologies when writing about the electing grace of God. Far from cold, lifeless doctrine, the revelation of God's sovereign mercy stirs heart and mind, and comforts the soul. Writes Richard Phillips in this engaging exposition of Ephesians 1, "There is no debate raging within the Godhead concerning our place in salvation, no tension; there are no awkward silences or heated conversations. Rather there is a grand and cohesive conspiracy of love originating in the eternal and sovereign ...
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Overview

The Apostle Paul broke into doxologies when writing about the electing grace of God. Far from cold, lifeless doctrine, the revelation of God's sovereign mercy stirs heart and mind, and comforts the soul. Writes Richard Phillips in this engaging exposition of Ephesians 1, "There is no debate raging within the Godhead concerning our place in salvation, no tension; there are no awkward silences or heated conversations. Rather there is a grand and cohesive conspiracy of love originating in the eternal and sovereign grace of the Father."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875527925
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
1. Grace and Peace to You, Ephesians 1:1-2 1
2. What Is a Christian? Ephesians 1:1 15
3. Blessing for Blessing, Ephesians 1:3 29
4. Chosen in Christ, Ephesians 1:4 41
5. Predestined as Sons, Ephesians 1:5 55
6. The Glory of His Grace, Ephesians 1:6 69
7. Redemption in Christ, Ephesians 1:7-8 83
8. The Blood of Christ, Ephesians 1:7 97
9. The Salvation Mystery, Ephesians 1:9-10 111
10. The Glorious Plan of God, Ephesians 1:11-13 127
11. Marked with a Seal, Ephesians 1:13 141
12. The Deposit of Our Inheritance, Ephesians 1:14 155
13. Paul's Prayer for the Church, Ephesians 1:15-17 169
14. Knowing God, Ephesians 1:17 183
15. The Three "Whats," Ephesians 1:18-20 197
16. Christ Exalted, Ephesians 1:20-23 213
17. Prayer and the Sovereignty of God, Ephesians 1:15-23 229
Notes 243
Index of Scripture 251
Index of Subjects and Names 257
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