Letters from Prison
Ephesians 6:10-24 Stand firm Stand against Stand equipped Stand alert Stand together
Ephesians 6:1-9 Will you have a gladitude or a baditude? It’s right – Psalm 1 It comes with a promise – Proverbs 1:8-9; Exodus 20:12 Children are a gift – Psalm 127:3-5 Instruct them in first things first – Deuteronomy 6:4-6 Will you have distavision or nextavision? The promise is that it will go well – Genesis 12:3 The promise is that you will live long in the land – Deut. 6:1-2 The promise is we will receive back what How COVID has affected us
Ephesians 5:21-33 Genesis 1:1-2:3 God’s design for creation was: Light and dark Heaven and earth Water and land Life Rest God’s design for forgiveness of sin is blood sacrifice Adam and Eve (Genesis 3:21) People of Israel (Leviticus 4:27-29) Jesus (Hebrews 9:11-12,22) God’s design for believers is: Confess with our mouth (Exodus 24:3;Romans 10:9-10) Believe in our heart (John 3:16) Repent (2 Chronicles 7:14;Acts 2:38) Unity (Genesis 17:10;Jeremiah 32:38;Romans 6:5) God’s design for marriage is: Submission (Ephesians 5:21-24) Love (Ephesians How COVID has affected us
Ephesians 5:1-20 1 Corinthians 10:31 1 John 2:3-6
Ephesians 4:17-32 Genesis 18:20 Genesis 19:17 Genesis 19:24-26 Hard hearts are the pillar of a clouded mind (Ephesians 4:17-19) Exodus 8:15 – Pharaoh decided he liked his way better Romans 12:2 – A renewed mind can discern the will of God Matthew 7:13-14 – Satan makes the path to destruction tempting Renewed minds look ahead as Christ has left the old behind (v. 20-24) Romans 6:1-4 – We thank God for his grace, but press on as a new creation, How COVID has affected us
Ephesians 4:1-16 Each one must decide whether or not to join the team (1-10) The team must equip each one for a PART (11-14) Each PART is created and fulfilled to grow the body (15-16) The difference between a healthy church and an unhealthy church is you and I fulfilling our PART. And our health is measured by how we love.
Ephesians 2:11-22 God put walls up to reveal Himself – Genesis 12:3 God put walls up to test his people – Exodus 19:5-6 God put walls up using blood as mortar – Exodus 24:6 God tore down the walls using blood as a sledgehammer – Ephesians 2:13 How Christians can break down walls… Pray Ease into relationship Address with respect Continue in truth and love Enter into peace remembering you have been forgiven much
Ephesians 2:1-10 We all are/were dead followers (2:1-3) We all can be resurrected by a grave robbing God (2:4-5) We haven’t seen nothing yet (2:6-7) We were given a gift, now we open it and use it for His glory (2:8-10) We aren’t saved by being good, we are saved by his goodness to do his good.
Ephesians 1:15-23 I love this church because… Our church loves Jesus Our church loves each other My prayer for our church is…(1 John 2:6 – If you say you abide in Him you ought to walk in the same manner in which he walked. 1 Corinthians 11:1 – be imitators of Paul as he imitates Christ) We will have a Spirit of wisdom That the eyes of our hearts will be enlightened Hope Inheritance Power Because… The church is where How COVID has affected us
Ephesians 1:1-14 God is our best example of a father. God blesses us with spiritual blessings. God planned to adopt us from the beginning. God redeemed us, forgave us, and revealed Himself to us. God’s will is that we are the benefactors of His will Dad’s, let this pen be a reminder that… We don’t measure up, but Jesus did. Lead a balanced life. Write God’s Word on your family’s heart. Real men let God lead the way!