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His Power from Beginning to End

Book of Ephesians

A Sermon on Ephesians 1:19

and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might (ESV)

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Do you need God’s power just a little bit? Is it only God working as we ask Him to work that sustains us as Christians? Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues in this message we would not stand a single hour if it wasn’t for the power of God. The Christian life is only sustained by the continuing working of God in us. Dr. Lloyd-Jones makes a compelling case from Scripture that this must be so. If we consider what we are up against in our daily life, we are forced to acknowledge we are in desperate need for God’s power to work in us. The power against us - the world, the flesh, and the devil - is tremendous. It is only matched and exceeded by God’s power. But it is not enough to simply think we need power against these forces. This would be difficult enough. There is also a call by God towards holiness and to keep the law of Christ. We are foolish to think we will attain perfection and glory on our own power or with little power from God. Rejoice as you listen to this powerful sermon on the nature of God’s power working within His people.

Additional Scripture Translations

Ephesians 1:19, New American Standard Bible

19and what is the boundless greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Ephesians 1:19, King James Version

19And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

About Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. In addition to the MLJ Trust’s collection of 1,600 of these sermons in audio format, most of these great sermon series are available in book form (including a 14 volume collection of the Romans sermons), as are other series such as "Spiritual Depression", "Studies in the Sermon on the Mount" and "Great Biblical Doctrines". He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture.