“I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called—his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance. I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.
Now he is far above any ruler or authority or power or leader or anything else—not only in this world but also in the world to come. God has put all things under the authority of Christ and has made him head over all things for the benefit of the church. And the church is his body; it is made full and complete by Christ, who fills all things everywhere with himself.” (Ephesians 1:18-23)
Remembering you are his holy people
The book of Ephesians emphasizes the family of God. As God’s children, we can live with confidence that God’s goodness and greatness will be with us all the days of our lives. Even more, our confidence relies on who He is, not what we can do. With joy, we get to choose to be under Jesus’s lordship, learning how to become his holy people.
Are you aware?
Do you know just how much power you possess? As God’s holy people, the same power that defeated death lives in us! It’s an incredible wonder to behold. The God of creation, put himself inside of us so that we may know and experience Him in the deepest measures.
A prayer for you
Father, thank you that we belong to your family! And thank you that in your family, we live under your lordship. I pray that this reader experiences an increase of encounters with you! Let their relationships in your body flourish and honor you. Establish your power in their lives even today.