Union With Christ

New Relationships
When we have new life in Christ, all our relationships are changed by submitting to our loving Lord. Outline Marriage Parenting Slavery Our New Life in Christ (The recording at church stopped before the end. The final few minutes were re-recorded later. Unfortunately, this means they sound quite different.)

New Clothes
How does trusting in Jesus change us? The new life Jesus gives means we take off what is opposed to Christ and put on a new way of living and speaking. Outline Take off the old self (vv 5, 8) Put on the new self (vv12-15) Be indwelled by Christ’s word (vv16 -17) (Note: the recording didn't work during church and so this audio was recorded afterwards.)

New Identity
Who are you? Jesus graciously offers a new, true identity, through dying and rising with him. Outline You have died. You have been raised. Set your heart. Set your mind. Christ is all.

Eternal Life
Knowing God (vv1-12, 24-26) Sanctified from the world. Sent into the world. (vv13-19) United in Christ (vv20-23) Do you have eternal life?

The Eternal Covenant and Sanctification
The Eternal Covenant Hebrews 13:20-21 Hebrews 8:6-13 John 6:37 What is a Covenant? Covenant Representatives Romans 5:12-21 What is Sanctification? The cure for lawlessness (2 Corinthians 5:17) Sanctification (Philippians 2:12-13; Romans 13:8-10; Romans 5:5) Summary Holiness or Sanctification makes what God did in Justification real in the heart of the believer. Read more

Church
United with Christ, the Head United in One Body Growing and Building in Unity Living in Unity

Adoption
Why do we need to be adopted? How can we be adopted? What comes from our adoption? Calling God Father ‘What is a Christian? […] The richest answer I know is that a Christian is one who has God for his Father.’ (J.I. Packer, Knowing God) Disciplined as children (Hebrews 12:7-8) Heirs of God Secure in God's love Join the family! Read more

Justification
What is Justification? (Romans 3:23-24) What is Union with Christ? (Ephesians 1:3-14) How are we Justified in Christ? ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 Philippians 3:7-11 Justification, Union, and You

Incarnation
The Word who …is with God and who is God (John 1:1-3) …became flesh (John 1:14) …ascended and intercedes (Hebrews 4:14-16) Knowing the God who's one with us

The Big Picture
The garden wedding that started it all (Genesis 2) Marriage: A picture of union with Christ (Ephesians 5:25-33) The wedding of eternity (Revelation 21:1-3)