In Ephesians 1, Paul emphasizes God’s sovereignty and his work as a master planner who can restore a lost world back to right relationship (vv. 11–14). Restoration is God’s specialty. The hit HGTV show Fixer Upper shows scary, dilapidated houses (like this one) that are restored into beautiful homes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRIP0PXotgg. [A Note to the Pastor: You can show this entire short three-minute video or only show the first 1:30 to get this point across.]
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