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"But be ye doers of the word
and not hearers only,
deceiving your own selves." James 1:22

TAKE UP WHERE
JESUS LAID DOWN
                                        MARCH 12, 2017|LESSON 2

ADULT / YOUNG ADULT (18 AND ABOVE)


GOD'S OVERFLOWING LOVE

BIBLE BASIS: Ephesians 2:1-10


BIBLE TRUTH:

MEMORY VERSE:ďEven when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)Ē Ephesians 2:5.

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: DISCERN ways in which Godís love addresses the separation of sin; GIVE thanks for His grace, which offers new possibilities for living in human community; and DESCRIBE how Christians live out Godís love in the world and in our communities.


KJV Ephesians 2:1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, 5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) 6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus: 7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

NLT Ephesians 2:1 Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins. 2 You used to live in sin, just like the rest of the world, obeying the devilóthe commander of the powers in the unseen world. He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. 3 All of us used to live that way, following the passionate desires and inclinations of our sinful nature. By our very nature we were subject to Godís anger, just like everyone else. 4 But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, 5 that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by Godís grace that you have been saved!) 6 For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus. 7 So God can point to us in all future ages as examples of the incredible wealth of his grace and kindness toward us, as shown in all he has done for us who are united with Christ Jesus.
8 God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you canít take credit for this; it is a gift from God. 9 Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. 10 For we are Godís masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.








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