The Gospel is the Power of God

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Ephesians 3:14-21

We receive power to live the Christian life and
overcome the world by grace through faith.

How is Paul’s prayer for power answered for us?

I. God makes believers strong through the Holy Spirit.

“strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inner man”

A. God wants us to be strong, not weak.

B. The same power that raised Jesus lives in us.

II. Believers become the temple of God when Jesus moves in.

“so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith”

A. The presence of Christ makes the Temple holy.

B. The obedient church is the New Temple of God.

III. God’s love empowers life.

“being rooted and grounded in love”

A. God’s love heals our brokenness.

B. God’s love frees us to love others.