Tribulations and trials are supposed to be our triumph in the Christian life!
As believers, we shouldn’t shy away from difficulties, but as Paul commands, we should embrace them. Why? Because we know how God is using them in our lives.
In this expositional study, Nathan examines Ephesians 3:13 and Paul’s reminder that we should not lose heart at his tribulations but rather recognize that tribulations are our glory and boast. You can triumph in tribulation! And in this message, Nathan gives five ways you can do so.
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Key Passage: Ephesians 3:13
Ephesians 3:8-13 – To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ, and to bring to light what is the administration [plan] of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things; so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places. This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him. Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.
In Our Next Study Together …
I invite you to join me on this journey from the book of Ephesians to discover God’s eternal purpose, His plan for your
- The focus of our next study: Ephesians 3:14
- We will begin to look at the prayer that Paul prays in Ephesians 3:14-21.
- I encourage you to read through Ephesians a couple of times this week and focus specifically on Ephesians 3:14-21.
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About The Deeper Christian Bible Study Series
The Deeper Christian Bible Study Series in Ephesians is a Christ-centered practical in-depth verse-by-verse study of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Join NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) as he expositionally preaches from this incredible book – which will help you grow in your faith, gain greater intimacy with Jesus, and understand how to study God’s Word.
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