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September
29 2020
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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 2020
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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 2020
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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 2020
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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 2020
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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 2020
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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 2020
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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...
September
16 2020
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Ephesians overview – 4:1-3, The New Society: Unity

Wednesday September 16, 2020   There is only way we will know for sure that humility, meekness, patience, forbearance, and love will make for peace. We have to diligently be and do them, knowing the HS will accomplish it....
September
15 2020
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Ephesians overview – 4:1-3, The Way of Christ’s Life.

Tuesday September 15, 2020   Everything in Eph 1-3:13 was the background. Blessed, elected, predestined, graced out, redeemed, forgiven, wisdom, insight (understanding the mystery of His will), possessing an inheritance, seeing His glory, sealed by the HS, the fulness of Christ, made alive together with Him, risen...
September
13 2020
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Ephesians overview – 4:1-3, The Way of Christ’s Life.

Sunday September 13, 2020   We have concluded the first half of the letter. The first half is about the truth of the divine life in man; the second half turns to the way of that life under the commands. So far in the letter there has been only one imperative, but now we will find...
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