Paul’s great letter to the Ephesians is all about the church, and this passage speaks specifically to what it means to be saved. This sermon presents a picture of who human beings are outside of God and how God’s salvation to people is a gift. The essence of sin is us putting ourselves where only God should be: at the center of our lives, on the throne of our lives. What is salvation then? It’s God putting himself where we deserve to be: on the cross. Because Jesus Christ went and took our seat, we can now sit in his.