“Paul’s Prayer, Our Prayer” Sunday Service 2021 May 23 (9:30 AM in the GYM and 9:45 AM Live Stream)

You are invited to experience, view or listen to our Sunday morning sermon in one of 5 ways.
1) Participate in our onsite worship service in the GYM which begins at 9:30 AM, SUNDAY at 3757 Mill Street.
2) Watch live on the church Facebook page at 9:45 AM, SUNDAY by going to: facebook.com/srcmarion  There are announcement slides and music at the start of the stream while we wait for the right time to join the service in progress.  Please “like” our Facebook page for future notifications.
3) Watch the same recording later on Facebook at a time more convenient for you: facebook.com/srcmarion
4) Watch the same recording later on our newly created YouTube channel. Just type in “Second Reformed Church of Marion” when you go to youtube.com  Or you can click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo3ZNP8OgRarSQXfqzGcn-Q
5) Listen to the audio recording and see sermon outline on our church website: sermons.srcmarion.org

Title: Paul’s Prayer, Our Prayer

Text: Ephesians 1:15-23

Theme: God wants you to know your privileges in union with Jesus.

  1. The ____________ we’re called to.
    1. Eternal life lived out in the ultimate Promised Land.
    2. The Spirit reveals it to us objectively & subjectively.
  2. The ____________ we inherit.
    1. Best put, God inherits Christians & Christians inherit God.
    2. We’re God’s portion, but He’s our Portion too.
  3. The ____________we’re extended.
    1. Power beyond measurement—and friendly.
    2. Again, the Spirit makes this known to us & in us.


Questions for Further Reflection:

  • Can you name some of the parts the Holy Spirit has in our salvation?
    • Hint: Ephesians 1:13-15; John 3:3-8 with Ephesians 2:4-7; Ephesians 2:19-22…
  • What are some plain evidences/results of the Holy Spirit indwelling and filling Christians?
    • Hint, Ephesians 5:18-6:20.
  • If the Holy Spirit lives in believers, why do we need to keep asking God to fill us with Him?
  • What kind(s) of power does the Holy Spirit bring to our lives?