To the Saints in Christ Jesus

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:1-2)

Here, in the opening words of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, we’re immediately confronted with…

I. THE APOSTLE’S GOD-GIVEN AUTHORITY

“Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God…

II. THE CHRISTIAN’S GOD-GIVEN IDENTITY

“To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus…”

III. THE CHRISTIAN’S GOD-GIVEN STANDING

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ”

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