Who do you think you are? | Ephesians 1:7-10
Sin not only stains and separates, it also enslaves us. The wonder of becoming a Christian is that we are set free from the stubborn slave-master that is sin. Key to understanding this is the ancient story of the Exodus. Christians are those who, like Israel, have been set free from slavery and ‘redeemed’ at the price of the blood of Jesus. In addition, we are then added into an eternal union with Jesus, before the Father (‘in Christ’).