Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
God is inherently worthy to be blessed. This is the meaning of the first word blessed in our text today. He is inherently worthy to be blessed because this God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, is inherently worth to bless. Those whom he has blessed are the ones who's LORD is Jesus Christ. Is your Lord Jesus Christ? If your Lord is Jesus Christ, then God has blessed you with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places. Could we possibly be more blessed than that? Ephesians goes on to describe some of these blessings that God has given.
Ephesians 1:4-14 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved. In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth.
In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.
How might you bless the One who is inherently worthy today?