the right to restore

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Ephesians 1:20-21 (JDV)

Ephesians 1:20 He achieved this in Christ by raising him from the dead and seating him at his right hand in the sky realms –

Ephesians 1:21 far above every priority1 and authority, power and dominion, and every name named, not only in this age2 but also in the one to come.

the right to restore

The key to our future is Christ’s resurrection. His glorious inheritance (vs. 18) is ours. Because he has been raised to permanent life, that is our destiny as well. In fact, his invitation for us to be saved is also achieved by his resurrection and seating above any other ruler.

So, when we pray for someone’s salvation, claim the authority of Christ over her life. He is the ultimate authority. He’s her boss’s boss’s boss’s boss. He has the right to claim her as his. There is no authority named who has more right to redeem and reclaim.

Lord, we present to you the unsaved of our streets, the lost in our families. You have a right to restore them to the Father’s care.



About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at -- !
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