The theologian John Mackay once described the book of Ephesians as “the distilled essence of the Christian religion, the most authoritative and most consummate compendium of our holy Christian faith.” Writing to a church facing timeless challenges, the apostle Paul set out to remind his readers of all that God has accomplished for us in Christ—and what we then do and become in response. Throughout history, the resulting six chapters have brought countless people to an understanding of their place in the purposes of God and the wonders of His grace and peace.
In volume six of this series, Alistair Begg emphasizes the importance of the spiritual gifts God has given His church, focusing specifically on biblical preaching and teaching as the means by which individuals and congregations grow in spiritual maturity. The Gospel has power transform hearts when it is proclaimed boldly and faithfully. How will we respond?