What this lesson is about: God gives the church spiritual gifts to accomplish His work
Spotlight - Why Do I Need The Church? - Spirituality is not declining in America, but church affiliation or a connection with "organized religion" is. Even those whose spirituality is grounded in the tenets of Christianity may question the value of the church. The Book of Ephesians gives us great insight into the purpose of the church and shows us the benefits and opportunities that come from connecting with other believers. We do need the church-and the church needs us.
~Miracles~ - "The Transforming Power of Jesus"
~Living in the Spirit~ Righteous, Peace & Joy
Lesson 9 - The Holy Spirit's Part in Salvation - Ephesians 1:13-14
Study Aim: To understand that the security of my salvation is not based on my authority and character, but God's