AM: “Rooted in Christ’s Love”

Text:  Ephesians 3:14-21

  • Introduction:
    • The prayer is unto the Father in Heaven                                                Eph. 3:14-15
    • The prayer is about our experience from a relationship with God    Eph. 3:16
    • The prayer is about what can happen in any person’s life                  Eph. 3:17a
  1. Christ in your heart    Eph. 3:17
    1. By faith in the Gospel
      1. Faith from your inner, eternal being                   Romans 10:9-11
      2. Faith in the message of the Gospel                     I Corinthians 15:1-5
      3. Faith on the person of the Gospel                       John 3:16-18; 6:40, 66, 67, 68;  John 10:27-30; Romans 6:20-23;  Titus 1:1-4; I Peter 1:2-7;  I John 5:6-12
    2. Being rooted in His love
    3. Being grounded in His love                  I Corinthians 15:57-58;  Hebrews 6:18-19
  2. Christ’s love for you                        Eph. 3:18-19a     “that ye…may be able to”
    1. Experiencing Christ’s love for you personally
    2. Comprehending Christ’s love for you fully
      1. Christ’s love with other saints
      2. The completeness of Christ’s love
    3. Knowing Christ’s love for you intimately
  3. Letting Christ’s fullness fill you          Eph. 3:19c;  Psalm 23; II Timothy 3:15-17
    1. That you might be filled                                            Matthew 5:6
    2. That you be filled by the Lord                                   John 1:14-16
    3. That you be filled with all the fullness of God       Colossians 2:6-11
  • Action Points:
    • How do you see your life being rooted and grounded in Christ’s love?
    • What is keeping you from being filled with knowing the Lord of Christ?
    • What can you change this week to make yourself more available to experience more of the fullness of God filling you up?