Sermons on Ephesians 1

Predestined for Adoption to the Praise of His Glory

Reflections on Being Adopted by God and Adopting Children

Ephesians 1:1-6

by John Piper

We must understand and enjoy our own adoption before we can properly grasp what it means to adopt another.

God Predestined Us unto Sonship Through Jesus Christ

Ephesians 1:3-6

by John Piper

The ultimate goal of God in election and predestination is that God might be praised for his glory.

God Has Chosen Us in Him Before the Foundation of the Earth

Ephesians 1:4

by John Piper

The glorious, unshakable, objective foundation of your being a Christian is that God chose you to be one.

Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption

Ephesians 1:11-14

by John Piper

God's great desire for his people is that we feel secure in his love and in his power.

Be Constant in Prayer for the Joy of Hope

Romans 12:12 and Ephesians 1:15-23

by John Piper

The Immeasurable Greatness of His Power Toward Us

Easter Sunday

Ephesians 1:15-23

by John Piper

The resurrection of Jesus shows the greatness of God's power toward us now in this life.

His Body: The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All

Ephesians 1:15-23

by John Piper

God means to fill the universe with the glory of his Son by putting the church on display as the embodiment of his Son.