Author: Christian McShaffrey
Text: Ephesians 1:1-2
Tune: Praise My Soul

Paul was called by God the Father,
Called by grace to teach his Word.
We receive his words as perfect,
Forever shall they endure.


We receive from God the Father,
And from Jesus: Grace and Peace.

Ephesus was rank and vile,
Foul and filthy was that place.
Yet you set apart a people,
Set apart by sov’reign grace.


As we study this Epistle,
Grant that all our lives be changed.
Living in this world – not of it,
Living as you have ordained.


Grace and peace we need this hour.
Grace and peace we need always.
That we might reflect your image,
Until all the world shall say: