Forcey Bible Church
This Is Us - We Are BLESSED
Are we really who we say we are? Are we being as God defined us and doing as God designed us?
Locations & Times
  • Forcey Bible Church
    2130 E Randolph Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Sunday 9:15 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
Sermon Note
We are (the) Blessed

Not just ____________ blessing,
but ____________ blessing, or_________________ blessing

Not a description of ____________ circumstances
but the ________________ of a spiritual ______________

In Christ, we are __________________ Blessed!

Stand under the ___________________and _____________________ the Lord!
Ø Memorize Ephesians 1:3
Ø Read one chapter of Ephesians each day this week. Meditate on Matthew 5:1-12.
Ø Listen to “The Table” by Chris Tomlin
Ø Read The Blessing by John Trent and Gary Smalley and learn how to bless others
Ø Plan to “Bless the Lord” with us on November 14th for a special service of praise and thanksgiving
Ø Sign up at to be baptized
1) As you think of our series title “This is Us,” what do you most appreciate about who God has made you through Christ – about your “identity in Christ”?
2) What do you appreciate the most about how God is at work in our Forcey family? Where do you see evidence of His handiwork and favor?
3) What stood out to you most from the message on Ephesians 1:1-3?
4) What do you think of when you hear the word “Blessing”? How has your understanding of the idea of “blessing” changed after hearing the message on Ephesians 1:3?
5) Where or when have you seen yourself or others connect the idea of “blessing” with physical circumstances? What is right, wrong, or dangerous about doing this?
6) According to Ephesians 1:3, what kind of blessing has God given us in Christ? What are some of the spiritual blessings Paul is referring to? (Consider verses 3-14!)
7) Read Galatians 3:7-14. What do we learn about “the blessing” from this passage?
8) Do you typically see yourself under a “bar” or a “banner”? What difference might it make to see yourself more under a banner?
9) What is a specific way you can bless the Lord in celebration of what He has done for you? Consider setting aside a special time or activity this Thanksgiving to bless the Lord!

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