Category: Ephesians

Living Carefully
January 22nd, 2017

Ephesians 5:15-20 Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote while in prison in Rome. He was 56 years old, just two to four years away from his death at the hand of the Emperor Nero. His body was wracked with pain from all the beatings and floggings he had received over the years. In […]

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Wake Up, Sleeper
February 7th, 2016

Ephesians 5:3-14 There are some things I would have done differently if I had been God when the world was created. One of these would have been to choose an alternative to human sexual reproduction. Sexual immorality has caused so many problems in history and continues to wreck havoc in the world and in the […]

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Being Good for a Purpose
January 24th, 2016

Ephesians 4:25-32 Did you know the Bible says, “There is no God”? Psalm 14:1 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. Context is so important and although this is a trite example, it can be more serious if […]

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Put Off, Be Made New, Put On
January 17th, 2016

Ephesians 4:17-24 What makes a novel written fifty or one hundred years ago interesting to read today? Certainly it is important that the writing is good, but there are lots of well-written books that are dated and boring to read. I am certainly not going to exhaust this question in an introduction to a sermon, […]

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Using Gifts for Unity
January 10th, 2016

Ephesians 4:7-16 Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote while in prison in Rome. He was 56 years old, just two to four years away from his death at the hand of the Emperor Nero. His body was wracked with pain from all the beatings and floggings he had received over the years. In […]

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