Sermons and teaching lectures from All Saints Church in Lancaster, PA. All Saints Church is part of the Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches (CREC). We meet on Sunday mornings at 11 am for Covenant Renewal Worship. Join us!
05 In Christ: By Grace, Through Faith (Ephesians 2:1-10)
Message by Pastor Kasey Horvath. Questions for reflection:
Have you been made alive in Christ? What did that look like?
What is the significance of being raised up with Christ?
What encourages you about being seated with Christ?
04 In Christ: Blessings in Christ, continued (Eph 1:11-23)
Pastor Brandon Gilanyi preaches about the blessings of hope, inheritance, and power we have in Christ from Ephesians 1:11-15.
03 In Christ - Blessing in Christ, pt. 2 (Ephesians 1:11-14)
Pastor Herb Suereth continues in the series from Ephesians.
Two blessings of salvation
What should we do because of these blessings?
Praise His Glory
Questions for Reflection
How has the doctrine of election affected your relationships with others?
In what ways have you struggled with the assurance of your salvation? What do you turn to for assurance?
How does election affect your motivation for evangelism?
How does you know the Holy Spirit has sealed you?
What do you do to remind yourself of God’s good will in your life during difficult and trying times?
02 In Christ: Blessings in Christ (Ephesians 1:3-10)
Pastor Kasey Horvath explains the blessings we have in Christ - election, adoption, redemption, in this, the second sermon in the series on the book of Ephesians. The text is Ephesians 1:3-10.
Questions to consider:
How does God’s love influence your understanding of election and predestination?
How do you most commonly identify yourself? i.e. your vocation, position of authority, age, gender, nationality, etc.
From what particular sins and trespasses have you been redeemed?
01 In Christ: A Series on the Book of Ephesians (Introduction), Ephesians 1:1-2
Pastor Kasey Horvath kicks off a sermon series from the book of Ephesians, from Ephesians 1:1-2.
Questions for Reflection:
1. In what ways do you try and justify yourself? i.e. Obedience to the law? Your skills and abilities?
2. Why are you prone to try and justify yourself?
3. When you try and justify yourself, how does this impact your relationship with others?
4. What does it look like to rest in Christ's justification and not your own?
5. How can you guard against self-justification?
Who is the author of Ephesians?
Who is the author's audience?
What was the occasion or reason for his letter?