Spiritual Blessings

Counting Your Blessings

Gavin Rodgers | Sun, 9th May 2021

As Paul starts his amazing letter to the Ephesian Church from his prison cell in Rome we find a fascinating opening paragraph. Although Paul is in a difficult situation, what we find is a huge statement of praise to God, with Paul recounting a number of Spiritual Blessings. What a way to start this letter!



On the face of it, Paul is in his prison cell, desperate, alone, probably in pain and certainly looking at a period of uncertainty in his life. What Paul makes clear is that our blessings are not dependent on our circumstances but are much deeper - we are blessed because of our identity in Christ. What a way to start this letter!



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