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Identity Politics

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Identity Politics

Date:

September 24th, 2017

Scripture:

Ephesians 1:15-23 & 3:14-20

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To be human necessarily involves possessing identity markers, and engaging means of exerting influence. Identity and power constitute our human existence in myriad overlapping ways, both subtle and overt. Jesus calls people to allegiance to himself as their primary identity; to believe that the power he has displayed surpasses all others, and is worthy of trust in all circumstances. Can this really be so? Listen in to Pastor Cheung’s continuing series in Ephesians.



Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23 & 3:14-20

For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people, 16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. 17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. 18 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people, 19 and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength 20 he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms, 21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come. 22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.

Ephesians 1:15-23

For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,



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Scripture:

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Date:

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Scripture:

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Date:

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Scripture:

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Date:

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Scripture:

Ephesians 4:7-16

Speaker:

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Date:

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Scripture:

Ephesians 4:1-10

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Date:

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Scripture:

Ephesians 2:11-22

Speaker:

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Date:

October 1st, 2017

Scripture:

Ephesians 2:1-11

Speaker:

Identity Politics

Date:

September 24th, 2017

Scripture:

Ephesians 1:15-23 & 3:14-20

Speaker:

Telos

Date:

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Scripture:

Ephesians 4:17-24

Speaker:

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Date:

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Scripture:

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