Sermon Outline – May 1st

Sermon Outline – May 1st

What’s our new pastor’s main job? | Ephesians 1:1-14


A New Pastor – a time to celebrate

But what is Simon’s main job?


1. To remind us of how we have been blessed

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.”


WHERE we are blessed

WHEN we are blessed

The SOURCE of the blessings


2. To help us to ‘count’ our blessings

v4 Chosen by God

v5 Adopted

v7 Redemption and forgiveness


3. To keep reminding us

a. God’s eternal plan

v4 Before the creation of the world

v10 Until the times have reached their fulfilment

v9 He made known to us the mystery of His will

v22 God placed all things under Jesus’ feet and appointed Him to be the head over everything for the church

b. Never to forget

c. To live for the praise of His glory

Next Week
Ephesians 1:15-23 | Knowing God in Christ | Simon Marshman