Sermon outline: This is an abbreviated outline with the complete sermon downloadable at the bottom of the post.
Series: Ephesians: Abounding in Christ
Text: Ephesians 2:11-13
Title: The Difference Christ Makes
Introduction: This passage shows a contrast between the Christian life and the unsaved life. It was designed to remind the Ephesians of the difference Christ had made in their lives. He contrasted the natural man (unsaved) to that of the saved man.
I. A Past to Remember—vs. 11
A. The difference between the Jew and the Gentile
B. The symbol of the circumcision
II. A Condition to Understand—vs. 12
A. Without Christ
B. Aliens from the commonwealth of Israel
C. Strangers from the covenant of promise
D. Having no hope and without God
III. A Distance to Bridge
A. Made nigh—vs. 18
B. By the blood of Christ