Live from Your Calling

Description

The Apostle Paul knew it would be in response to knowing and believing all that Christ had done for them that the Ephesians would be able to live a life worthy of their calling. The same is true for us today.

"I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received." Ephesians 4:1

Before Paul urged the Ephesians to live a life worthy of their calling, he spent three chapters explaining "the calling" that God has placed on their lives:

Paul pointed out that through Christ: we are saints (1:1); we have been blessed with every spiritual blessing (1:3); we are chosen in Christ (1:4); we were predestined to be adopted as God's son (1:5); we have been redeemed and forgiven (1:7); we are recipients of his lavish grace (1:8); we have been made alive (2:5); we have been raised up and seated with Christ (2:6); we are God's workmanship (2:10); we have direct access to God (2:18); we are fellow citizens of God's family (2:19); we may approach God with boldness (3:12).

Paul knew it would be in response to knowing and believing all that Christ had done for them that the Ephesians would be able to live a life worthy of their calling.

The same is true for us today. It is only as we live by faith, believing what God says about us is true, that we are enabled to live effective Christian lives.


Written by Susan Barnes

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Related
Lavish Blessings
Sylvia Gunter
Forgiven People Forgive
Boyd Bailey
Integrity: Do You Have It?
Gary McSpadden
Paul's Good Test
Ray Comfort
Holiest of Holies
Dr. Stephen Davey
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple