Who we are before God (Ch. 1-3)

Segment 1: Who we are before God (Ch. 1-3)

Key Verses

Ephesians 1:3: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”

Ephesians 2:8-10: “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

1.1 A Child of God (1:3-23)


Redemption in Christ

God has:

  • blessed us with every spiritual blessing (1:3)
  • chosen us (1:4)
  • predestined us to adoption as sons (1:5)
  • freely bestowed grace on us (1:6)
In Him we have:
  • Redemption through the blood (1:7)
  • Forgiveness of sins (1:8)
  • Obtained an inheritance (1:11)
  • been sealed with the Holy Spirit (1:13)

1.2 Member of the Body of Christ (2:1-18)



1.3 God’s Building (2:19-3:21)


Go on to Segment 2: Who we are before Men (Ch. 4-6)