Hope for the World
A Sermon on Ephesians 3:9-11
and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God, who created all things, so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord, (ESV)
Does Christianity hold out any hope for the world? the pessimism of the historians; the Victorian humanists and optimists; Christianity initially personal; but carrying the responsibility of sharing the Gospel with others; no hope for the world outside Jesus Christ; teaching the Christian ethic; a modern heresy.