Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, Ephesians 1:3
You might be familiar with this verse, you might even know it by heart. But come with me today as we stretch our boundaries beyond these words and discover the underlying gems. This verse is just the title to a very long list! Notice that the word “blessed” is in the past tense here. We have already been given these spiritual blessings. And while you are there, did you also notice the word “every”? He didn’t spare one blessing. Everything. For each one of us. Oh the richness of our heavenly Father!
Now let’s dive into the list we have here in the following verses in Ephesians chapter 1:
There is a longing for quiet in the bones where the raw of my trespasses welcomes the tender healing – the eventual – the intentional light. I…