Ephesians

Ephesians 6:1-9 – Good Works God Prepared – How To Honour Your Parent

Ephesians 6:1-9 – How to Honour Your Parents How has Ephesians been shaping you? Example 2 – Walking carefully within your family Eph 6:1, “Children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right”. …a commonly held world view. … directly linked to the commands God gave his people Two radical things Firstly, this command is addressed to the children. Secondly…

Ephesians 5:21-33 – Good Works God Prepared – How To Love Your Spouse

Ephesians 5:21-33 – How To Love Your Spouse A dangerous passage Misunderstood and misused by Christians like us Context of passage Eph 5:15 … “walk carefully” 3 explanations of walking carefully 1) verse 15 … being wise 2) verse 16 … knowing what God’s will is 3) verse 18 … being filled with the Spirit. a. speaking God’s word, b. singing and…

Ephesians 3:1-13 – God’s Mercy – Having A Gospel Heart

Ephesians 3:1-13 – God’s Mercy – Having a Gospel Heart What would you be happy to go to prison for? Paul’s ‘squirrel moment’ Eph 3:1 … ‘squirrel moment’ God’s incredible Grace Verses 3-5 …‘mystery that was given to him’ …not a secret (v 6) Making God’s grace known Ephesians 2:7 … make this gospel known verse 10 – the church … to…

Ephesians 2:11-22 – God’s Mercy – Come And Belong

God’s Mercy – Come and Belong Churches are messy places. The historical context Gospel based changes changes our relationship with God results in restoration in our relationship with others The past disadvantage of being a gentile … separate from Christ, … excluded from citizenship in Israel … not the recipients of the covenant promises … no hope before God …without God in…