Ephesians 1:15-23 · Thanksgiving and Prayer
The Church: The Dwelling Place of Wonder
Ephesians 1:15-23
by Maxie Dunnam

Somewhere along the way, I think I got it from one of my heroes, Bishop Gerald Kennedy, I connected a drama critic’s definition of the theater with an understanding of the church. “The theater,” said the critic, “is the dwelling place of wonder.” Isn’t that marvelous? “The theater is the dwelling place of wonder.” But it’s really a better definition of the church than it is the theater. Think about it: THE CHURCH IS THE DWELLING PLACE OF WONDER.

How well that resonates with Paul’s word. Listen to it in our text. When God raised Jesus from the dead, he “made him sit at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age, but that which is to come; and he has put all things under his feet an…

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