Sermons

Mutual Submission: Wives & Husbands

Mutual Submission: Wives & Husbands – Ephesians 5:21-33. Submitting to one another as wives and husbands was a revolutionary (and repulsive) idea to the men of the Roman world. Through the Apostle Paul, God encouraged believing wives to reimagine their culturally demanded submission as a service done to the Lord Himself. Then, He boldly commanded…

Wear Wisdom – Ephesians 5:15-21

Wear Wisdom – Ephesians 5:15-21. God wants us to slip into a new spiritual wardrobe, a “new person” tailored to the measurements of His own character and actions. One aspect of our “new person” is wisdom. Wisdom makes the most of time, things about what God wishes, and let’s God’s Spirit take control. Join us…

Wear Light – Ephesians 5:8-14

Wear Light – Ephesians 5:8-14. God wants us to slip into a new spiritual wardrobe, a “new person” tailored to the measurements of His own character and actions. One of the garments that characterize our “new person” is light. Shame or a fear of being shamed by others often motivates us to keep the realities…

Wear Love – Ephesians 5:1-7

Wear Love – Ephesians 5:1-7. God wants us to slip into a new spiritual wardrobe, a “new person” tailored to the measurements of His own character and actions. One of the garments that characterize our “new person” is love. Love often involves surrendering some aspect of our lives in order to give our time, attention,…

Wear Empathy – Ephesians 4:25-32

Wear Empathy – Ephesians 4:25-32. God wants us to slip into a new spiritual wardrobe, a “new person” tailored to the measurements of His own character and actions. Then, we will model four “outfits” on the runway of life. The first is empathy. Empathy comes through in our speech as we present a genuine picture…

Mental Makeover – Ephesians 4:17-24

Mental Makeover – Ephesians 4:17-24. Are you searching for satisfaction? Is your life characterized by a disinterest in truth or calloused feelings toward faith? Has discouragement desensitized you to grief and pain? Jesus wants to walk beside you and help you out of a place of emptiness. Join us for the next message in our…

Gifted To Give

In Ephesians 4:11-16, we discover that Jesus gifts every believer with one or more outstanding spiritual features. As we serve alongside others who excel in our areas of weakness, we are better equipped for opportunities God sends our way. Also, we are better educated in the knowledge and example of Jesus. Additionally, we are most…

Bands Of Brothers (& Sisters)

Bands Of Brothers (& Sisters). In Ephesians 4:1-10, we discover three “bands” that link us together and enable us to walk “in step” as a church family. Unifying attitudes emphasize humility and prevent and resolve conflict. Unifying affirmations remind us of the truths that define our relationship with God and give us room to differ…

Big Picture Prayer

Big Picture Prayer. In Ephesians 3:14-21, Paul prays an uncommon prayer. He asks God to strengthen the Ephesians’ hearts so that they will be capable of imagining God’s love and expressing that love to each other. Paul understands that God’s love will join people of different cultures, colors, nationalities, and languages into a single church…

Role Review – Ephesians 3:1-13

Role Review. In Ephesians 3:1-13, Paul shares that God has called him to become a prisoner, a manager, and an ambassador in order to take the message of Jesus beyond the nation of Israel to every ethnic group in the world. He overcomes the bias and prejudice he has embraced as a Jewish Pharisee and…