Guilt, Gospel, and Glory

Daily Devotions

In the second chapter of Ephesians, Paul presents both good and bad news to his readers. He takes his friends down a particular theological road, and as he does so, he makes sure to point out to them the concepts of GuiltGospel, and Glory:

Guilt  –  And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.

Gospel – But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us…

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