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Series: Devotional Thoughts Through Ephesians

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Sermons in Series: 34
Audience: Adults
1. An Introduction To A Personal Letter
Summary: Paul introduces the important themes of his letter to the church at Ephesus
Scripture: Ephesians 1:1-2
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Views: 41
2. One Very Long Sentence
Summary: Paul introduces our election in Christ as a done deal
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-6
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Views: 62
3. In Christ
Summary: What does it mean to be IN CHRIST?
Scripture: Ephesians 1:7-13
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Views: 98
4. Die, Die, Die!
Summary: We are most dead when we're alive and most alive when we're dead
Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-5
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Views: 40
5. Raised With Christ For A Purpose
Summary: we are resurrected with Jesus for His purposes
Scripture: Ephesians 2:6-10
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Views: 60
6. Remember Who You Were
Summary: Many people in the Bible seem to carry with them the constant memory of their roots. It reminds him of the goodness and grace of God.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-13
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Views: 120
7. Being In The Inside Group
Summary: Jesus took that group that had no citizenship in Israel & made them fellow-heirs (not exactly shared citizenship-we'll talk about that next time). So the outside group is now inside the inside group. Then He brought both together as super-insiders. We are all in Christ.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:14-17
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Views: 23
8. Foreigner
Summary: Maybe it's healthy for us to feel like foreigners on a journey to a foreign home. But God is not a foreigner to us. He is the very present Help in time of need, and He has chosen us as His dwelling place. We are the place where He feels most at home.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:18-22
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Views: 31
9. Knowledge By Revelation & Discomfort
Summary: The best knowledge comes by revelation . . . & God makes us uncomfortable when He does His best work.
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-6
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Views: 29
10. Humility, Suffering, Glory
Summary: We only see God's greatest work through us when we embrace humility & suffering. Only then we'll see His glory.
Scripture: Ephesians 3:7-13
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Views: 74
11. Prayer For Power, Knowledge And Love
Summary: Paul prays for the Church, he prays for us, and says God can do more than we ask for or imagine, and he prays for none of the things we may want or expect, nothing even in such categories. He prays we'll have power, knowledge of God and love.
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Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-21
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Views: 91
12. One
Summary: Be humble, gentle, patient & loving.Make every effort to keep the unity (do unity)
Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6
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Views: 64
13. True Freedom
Summary: What Paul describes here definitely applies to us. Jesus has taken many captives, literally, He lead captivity captive.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:7-9
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Views: 37
14. Gifts To Serve The Church
Summary: Evangelists, Prophets, Apostles, and Pastor/Teachers are not exactly authority figures. They are trainers. Good trainers have to be able to set an example. And these trainers are trainers in service.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:11-13
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Views: 54
15. Legal Tender, Or Counterfeit?
Summary: We need to get as familiar as possible with the real God of the Bible. Then we'll find it easy to recognize the counterfeits.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:14-16
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Views: 59
16. Put Off & Put On
Summary: We all have ideas and ideals of how things are and how they should be that have been shaped by our experience and our world. Paul is saying we need to look away from the world to develop new values and thoughts based on God's values.
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Scripture: Ephesians 4:17-23
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Views: 372
17. Put Off & Put On 2
Summary: Putting off of old things-like old clothing crusted with mud-we are commanded to put off falsehood and put on truth.
Scripture: Ephesians 4:25-28
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Views: 152
18. Mind Your Language! (the King's Speech)
Summary: What we say reflects what is inside. What we say also affects what is inside.When we are careless with our words we grieve God. We also transform ourselves. When we are careful about our words we please God, and are transformed to reflect Him better
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Scripture: Ephesians 4:29-30
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Views: 195
19. Models
Summary: Paul is suggesting we should not necessarily limit ourselves to colleagues, or instructors or even celebrities, maybe especially celebrities, as our examples. We should look to God.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-2
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Views: 177
20. Let's Talk About Sex
Summary: There are significant positive results that make sex a sacred and profound endeavor, one that deserves special treatment. There are also negative consequences associated with sexual promiscuity.
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Scripture: Ephesians 5:3
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Views: 53
21. Let's Talk About Sex A Bit More & Impurity And Greed
Summary: I think all of the things on this list, sexual immorality, unrighteousness and greed all share this component: they devalue something which is invaluable.
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Scripture: Ephesians 5:3
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Views: 19
22. Thanksgiving Instead Of Bad Words
Summary: Impure passions become vehicles we take for a joyride end up like self-driving cars that take us where we don't want to go. They become our lords. But if we pursue purity of action and speech, these same passions become angels that lift us to heaven
Scripture: Ephesians 5:4-7
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Views: 72
23. Light
Summary: Paul said “you ARE light”. Jesus said “you are the light of the world”. When we continue to behave like those who live in darkness, we are hiding the light that can transform the world. The only way to enlighten is to be light.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:8-14
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Views: 139
24. Watch Your Walk
Summary: Paul says we need to watch how we walk, watch our time, and watch our foolishness. In all this we must discover God’s will for our lives.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-17
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Views: 108
25. Watch Your Walk
Summary: Paul says we need to watch how we walk, watch our time, and watch our foolishness. In all this we must discover God’s will for our lives.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-17
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Views: 56
26. Get Drunk The Right Way
Summary: There are addictions that destroy us, like too much wine or other intoxicants, and addictions that make us better. We need to become addicted to the good and throw away the bad, each of us becoming musicians for God
Scripture: Ephesians 5:18-19
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Views: 50
27. Thanks For Everything
Summary: We always have a choice of how we respond when things go wrong. Why not thank the One who is always right, even when our circumstances seem wrong, who is always good, even when circumstances are bad.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:20
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Views: 43
28. Marriage Is A Very Bad Idea
Summary: In marriage, if i look to you to make me happy, i’ll never be happy. If i look to myself and work to become everything i should be, i’ll be happy-maybe never satisfied with my performance, but happy.
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Scripture: Ephesians 5:21-32
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Views: 21
29. More About Obedience And A Good Day's Work
Summary: We are also called to honor and obey our heavenly Father-this is the highest obedience. If obedience to parents or an employer, or a government, is contradictory to obedience to God, we have to make a choice. We must choose to obey God rather than people.
Scripture: Ephesians 6:1-9
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Views: 44
30. Be God's Super-Hero
Summary: Since God is our power, or strength, our fortress, our high tower, we can stand-and that is our role in the fight. God takes care of the rest. For us, standing is sometimes difficult. But standing is enough.
Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-13
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Views: 73