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Ephesians 1:15–18 NKJV
Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
Eph 1:15-
1 Corinthians 2:9 NKJV
But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.”

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Paul had a fervent prayer life and prayed fervently for the Ephesian Church. He said, I Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; () Paul had just told them about their tremendous and bountiful blessings in Christ. Now, he prays that they would fully know and appreciate those blessings. In this prayer we see some things we need.
Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.

Twelve Things that Paul Prayed for the Ephesians

1. The spirit of wisdom ()

Wisdom is the ability to apply knowledge. It is the God-given ability to practice what we know to be truth. We must not mistake knowledge for wisdom! Wisdom enables us to understand and to discern what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. Wisdom is essential for living the Christian life.
James said, If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

2. The spirit of revelation ()

The word revelation means "to uncover, expose, disclose, or make known."

It carries the idea of removing a veil and exposing that which is hidden behind it. Revelation is God revealing to man what he would otherwise never know.
2. The spirit of revelation () 3. Full enlightenment of truth () 4. The hope of His calling (; cp. note, ) 5. The riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints (; ) 6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; ) 7. Spiritual power in the inner man () 8. Indwelling Christ (; , note) 9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.

3. Full enlightenment of truth ()

The word enlightened means "illuminated; instructed; enlightened; informed; furnished with clear views."

4. The hope of His calling (; cp. note, )

Paul says, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling. () Our enlightenment will result in a greater understanding of the calling of God in our life. Every believer has hope and calling. Keep in mind that the word hope in the Bible does not mean "hope so," like a child hoping for a doll or a bike at Christmas. The word carries with it "assurance." The word calling has the idea of a "vocation or a work." Every Christian has a purpose and place in the work of God. However, many Christians miss their calling because they do not know the will of God.
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4. The hope of His calling (; cp. note, )

5. The riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints (; )

Riches (Ploutus): wealth; riches (abundance)

Glory: (doxa) The Manifest presentation of Gods infinite and majestic nature, normally conveyed to humanity as a superlative brightness
Inheritance: (kle-ro-nomia) any piece of property that passes by law to an heir on the death of the owner; sometimes regarding God’s promises to His people, Like the land of Isreal or a heavenly kingdom
Inheritance: (kle-ro-nomia) any piece of property that passes by law to an heir on the death of the owner; sometimes regarding God’s promises to His people, Like the land of Isreal or a heavenly kingdom
Romans 2:4 ESV
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
Romans 9:23 ESV
in order to make known the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory—
Romans

5. The riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints (; )

Ephesians 2:7 NKJV
that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:19 NKJV
And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 6:17 NKJV
Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.
Epg 2:7
;19
Revelation 5:12 NKJV
saying with a loud voice: “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain To receive power and riches and wisdom, And strength and honor and glory and blessing!”

6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; )

Inheritance: (kle-ro-nomia) any piece of property that passes by law to an heir on the death of the owner; sometimes regarding God’s promises to His people, Like the land of Isreal or a heavenly kingdom
6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; )
6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; ) 7. Spiritual power in the inner man () 8. Indwelling Christ (; , note) 9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
Exceeding: go beyond; surpass, to be or do something to a greeter degree, outdo
Gods Power will outdo any force that comes against us..
But do you believe it!!!
5. The riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints (; ) 6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; ) 7. Spiritual power in the inner man () 8. Indwelling Christ (; , note) 9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
6. The exceeding greatness of His power to those who believe (; ) 7. Spiritual power in the inner man () 8. Indwelling Christ (; , note) 9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.

7. Spiritual power in the inner man ()

Dynamis Power: possession of controlling Influence; often understood as a manifesting influence over reality in a supernatural manner.
7. Spiritual power in the inner man () 8. Indwelling Christ (; , note) 9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.

8. Indwelling Christ

Ephesians 3:16 NKJV
that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man,

9. To be rooted in love

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Ephesians 3:17 NKJV
that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
Luke 22:3 NKJV
Then Satan entered Judas, surnamed Iscariot, who was numbered among the twelve.
You Can tell a lot about a person and what type of root they have..
9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
9. To be rooted in love () 10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
10. Spiritual understanding () 11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
10. Spiritual understanding
Ephesians 3:18 NKJV
may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height—

11. To know the love of Christ

Ephesians 3:19 NKJV
to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
To Know: (gin-os-ko) ascertain, find-out
12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
11. To know the love of Christ () 12. To be filled with all the fullness of God () Dake's Annotated Reference Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James Version Text.
Matthew 9:28–30 NLT
They went right into the house where he was staying, and Jesus asked them, “Do you believe I can make you see?” “Yes, Lord,” they told him, “we do.” Then he touched their eyes and said, “Because of your faith, it will happen.” Then their eyes were opened, and they could see! Jesus sternly warned them, “Don’t tell anyone about this.”
Matthew 9:28–29 NLT
They went right into the house where he was staying, and Jesus asked them, “Do you believe I can make you see?” “Yes, Lord,” they told him, “we do.” Then he touched their eyes and said, “Because of your faith, it will happen.”
Matthew 9:30 NKJV
And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them, saying, “See that no one knows it.
Because Of Your Faith It Will Happen!!!
get them to go inn...
12. To be filled with all the fullness of God
12. To be filled with all the fullness of God
12. To be filled with all the fullness of God
12. To be filled with all the fullness of God
Ephesians 3:19 NLT
May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.
Fill; fulfill- (ple-roo) to become generously supplied with, complete
Fill; fulfill- (ple-roo) to become generously supplied with, complete
Fullness: (Ple-ro-ma) the state of having every necessary or normal part or componet or step,
that which fills (up) that which makes somthing full/complete..
See This is often hard to imagine when your not able to see what God really wants you to have..
See This is often hard to imagine when your not able to see what God really wants you to have..
1 Corinthians 9:2 NKJV
If I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you. For you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 2:9 NKJV
But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.”
But As it is Written, ( Do you know exactly what God’s word has prophesied about you???)
Eye has not seen,

Eye has not seen, (visual capacity)

Nor Ear Heard, (listening capacity)

Nor have entered into the heart Of Man (thinking, emotional & knowledge of right and wrong capacity)

The Things God has prepared for those who Love him.

The Things God has prepared for those who Love him.
John 14:15 NKJV
“If you love Me, keep My commandments.
1 John 5:3 NKJV
For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome.
John 13:34 NKJV
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
Tell Some body You Haven’t seen nothing yet!!

The Biblical illiteracy of our day is a sad and serious situation. Even among those who profess to be Christians, there is an overwhelming ignorance concerning the things of God. Paul's prayer was that such ignorance would not be the case among the Ephesians. Paul prayed that, The eyes of your understanding being enlightened. ()

The word enlightened means "illuminated; instructed; enlightened; informed; furnished with clear views."

To be enlightened with the plan of God involves three areas.

I. Requires God's Wisdom

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: ()
There are three words used here in connection with our enlightenment.

First, the Application Of Wisdom.

James said, If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
James 1:5 NKJV
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

Second, the Abundance Of Revelation.

Second, the Abundance Of Revelation. The word revelation means "to uncover, expose, disclose, or make known." It carries the idea of removing a veil and exposing that which is hidden behind it. Revelation is God revealing to man what he would otherwise never know. God has taken the cover off and revealed the great truths that mankind needs to know. God has given us His Inspired, Infallible and Inerrant word. The revelation of God is complete. There are no new revelations today. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. () The Word of God is His complete revelation to man. Third, the Acquiring Of Knowledge. Knowledge is the information we need to live for God. God has given us His Word, now we must dig into it and learn it. We are commanded to, Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. () AChristian who stays in the Word of God is referred to as a workman that needeth not to be ashamed. On the other hand it is a shameful thing to have the Word of God and neglect the study of it. Jesus said, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures... () God help us to be students of His Word. Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together. (; ) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.
Second, the Abundance Of Revelation. The word revelation means "to uncover, expose, disclose, or make known." It carries the idea of removing a veil and exposing that which is hidden behind it. Revelation is God revealing to man what he would otherwise never know. God has taken the cover off and revealed the great truths that mankind needs to know. God has given us His Inspired, Infallible and Inerrant word. The revelation of God is complete. There are no new revelations today. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. () The Word of God is His complete revelation to man. Third, the Acquiring Of Knowledge. Knowledge is the information we need to live for God. God has given us His Word, now we must dig into it and learn it. We are commanded to, Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. () AChristian who stays in the Word of God is referred to as a workman that needeth not to be ashamed. On the other hand it is a shameful thing to have the Word of God and neglect the study of it. Jesus said, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures... () God help us to be students of His Word. Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together. (; ) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.

God has taken the cover off and revealed the great truths that mankind needs to know. God has given us His Inspired, Infallible and Inerrant word.

It carries the idea of removing a veil and exposing that which is hidden behind it. Revelation is God revealing to man what he would otherwise never know. God has taken the cover off and revealed the great truths that mankind needs to know. God has given us His Inspired, Infallible and Inerrant word.
But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
1 Corinthians 13:10 NKJV
But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away.
The Word of God is His complete revelation to man.
The Word of God is His complete revelation to man.
The Word of God is His complete revelation to man. Third, the Acquiring Of Knowledge. Knowledge is the information we need to live for God. God has given us His Word, now we must dig into it and learn it. We are commanded to, Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. () AChristian who stays in the Word of God is referred to as a workman that needeth not to be ashamed. On the other hand it is a shameful thing to have the Word of God and neglect the study of it. Jesus said, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures... () God help us to be students of His Word. Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together. (; ) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.

Third, the Acquiring Of Knowledge.

Knowledge is the information we need to live for God. God has given us His Word, now we must dig into it and learn it. We are commanded to, Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
2 Timothy 2:15 KJV 1900
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
A Christian who stays in the Word of God is referred to as a workman that needeth not to be ashamed. On the other hand it is a shameful thing to have the Word of God and neglect the study of it.
A Christian who stays in the Word of God is referred to as a workman that needeth not to be ashamed. On the other hand it is a shameful thing to have the Word of God and neglect the study of it. Jesus said, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures... () God help us to be students of His Word. Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together. (; ) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.
Jesus said, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures...
Matthew 22:29 NKJV
Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God.
Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together.
God help us to be students of His Word. Wisdom, Revelation and Knowledge are available, but we must go to the right source. Christ taught us that the Spirit of God and the wisdom of God go together. (; ) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.
John 14:26 NKJV
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.
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John 16:12–15 NKJV
“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you. All things that the Father has are Mine. Therefore I said that He will take of Mine and declare it to you.
) To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.
To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God.
To be enlightened with the plan of God we must be filled with the Spirit of God and draw from the Word of God. Expository Pulpit Series - Expository Pulpit Series – Ephesians: Life in the Heights.
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