16th July 2017

Ephesians 1:15-23

Passage: Ephesians 1:15-23
Service Type:

Our prayers must be framed by God's word. John 15:5
By doing so we can be sure God will answer.
Paul's prayers soar.

1. How Paul prays (v16). He doesn't stop praying for them, i.e. habitually praying for them. Are we persistent in prayer?
2. What he prays:
a. He gives thanks for them. Do we thank God for each other?
b. He intercedes for them, that they may know God better. V17 By nature we are blind; we need God's revelation.
i. They might be enlightened
ii. Have hope in God - they need it to Inspire endurance. If they are to grow, they also need that hope.
iii. See the riches of God's inheritance in his Church.
iv. The great power that God is working in us.
What should we be praying? To know God better.

Go to Top