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October
04 Sunday
Service

Ephesians4:4-6, The one body and the variety of gifts.

Sunday October 4, 2020   Verses 4-6, the second sentence, set forth the foundation upon which the temperament of unity rests.   Eph 4:4-6 There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one...
October
01 Thursday
Service

Ephesians 4:4-6, The foundation of all good things - the unity of the Trinity, His purpose, and plan.

Thursday October 1, 2020   God has said much to us lately about humility.    [from Barnhouse on Romans] A beautiful illustration comes from the life of the late Chief Justice, Charles Evans Hughes. When Mr. Hughes was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States,...
September
30 Wednesday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, The family of God must manifest their unity and purity.

Wednesday September 30, 2020     Eph 4:1-3 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility...
September
29 Tuesday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, A worthy walk is always open to the believer.

Tuesday September 29, 2020   Eph 4:1-3 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to one another in love, 3 being diligent to preserve the...
September
27 Sunday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, False teachers cloud the issue of election.

Sunday September 27,2020   No reward from God can possibly be used selfishly for self. God’s rewards or blessings (unconditional and conditional) are all linked to Himself.    I have been deemphasizing conditional rewards out of my desire to get us to...
September
24 Thursday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, The reason for walking worthy – you were called by God, and it is rewarded.

Thursday September 24, 2020   “Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the Divine.” [Ludwig van Beethoven]   He is referring to composing, but it is a truth concerning anything that...
September
23 Wednesday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, Exegesis, part 2 (Who is called by God?).

Wednesday September 23, 2020     The NT is written in Koine Greek or common Greek of the first century. There are excellent English translations, some better than others, but even with the best of these, it is...
September
22 Tuesday
Service

Ephesians 4:1-3, Exegesis.

Tuesday September 22, 2020   Before we get into some exegesis on this passage, let’s be reminded that the truths or doctrines of Eph 1-3 that are to give us each peace that protects our souls, making the unity of the body of Christ possible.   Love and peace (headliners...
September
20 Sunday
Service

Ephesians overview – 4:1-3, The New Society in the old society of hatred.

Sunday September 20,2020   Eph 4:1-2 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to one another in...
September
17 Thursday
Service

Ephesians overview – 4:1-3, The New Society: Unity through patience and forbearance.

Thursday September 17, 2020   Patience, makrothumia, is a fruit of the Spirit, Gal 5:22.   The partner of patience is forbearance. It is a mutual tolerance without which no group of human beings can live together in peace.   We saw...
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