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The Incredible Greatness of God's Power

Look at what the Apostle Paul prays for at the end of Ephesians chapter 1. 19 I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power 20 that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.  21 Now he is far above any ruler or authority or power or leader or anything else—not only in this world but also in the world to come. 22 God has put all things under the authority of Christ and has made him head over all things for the benefit of the church. [i] (Ephesians 1:19-22, NLT) Paul could have prayed for riches.  He could have prayed for political power, that slavery would be stopped or for any number of good, important things.  He could have prayed for anything at all, and he chose to pray for understanding, understanding of the incredible greatness of God’s power. This is where the gospel starts. It is all about Christ , “who fills al