Daily Reading

Date: Thursday, 6 May 2021
Passage: Ephesians 1:19b-20

Why does Paul stress that the power for believers is the same as the resurrection power in Christ?

Being chosen by God to be His holy people is a priceless spiritual blessing, so we ought to treasure it. 

In Ephesians 1:1-14, Paul emphasises how wonderful it is to be God's elect. Through Jesus Christ, God has redeemed us and forgiven us of our sins so that we can become His, and inherit eternal life. God has chosen to save us, not because of our worthiness, but because of His sovereign will. The apostle Paul is very grateful to God for that, and he invites us to praise God who, in Jesus Christ, has given us these spiritual blessings. 

We are marked in God with a seal, the...