Sermon Series
  • 1. Ephesians 1:1-14

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2010
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    Our spiritual blessings

    Ephesians—Bodybuilding for the Church Ephesians 1:1-14 John Shearhart April 11, 2010 Introduction This morning we’re going to start a study through the book of Ephesians. This book can be divided into two parts: in the first three chapters we’ll see the multitude of more

  • 2. Ephesians 1:15-23

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2010
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    Paul's prayer and God's power

    Ephesians—Bodybuilding for the Church Ephesians 1:15-23 John Shearhart April 18, 2010 Introduction This morning we continue through our study in the book of Ephesians. Last week we saw all the wonderful spiritual blessings that come with salvation and faithfulness in Christ, and we more

  • 3. Ephesians 2:1-10

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2010

    God saved us and raised us up for His own glory

    Ephesians 2:1-10 John Shearhart April 25, 2010 Introduction We’re studying through the book of Ephesians, and last week we finished chapter one. In the first message we saw all the spiritual blessings which are ours in Christ as believers. Last week, in the second message, we finished more

  • 4. Ephesians 2:11-22

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2010
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    Unity in the church

    Ephesians 2:11-22 John Shearhart May 2, 2010 Introduction (:11-12) This morning we’re continuing through the book of Ephesians. In the first chapter we read about the supernal blessings of the believer: we stand blameless before God, we’ve been adopted into His family as sons, more

  • 5. Ephesians 3:1-21

    Contributed on May 13, 2010
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    The love of God for the Gentile church

    Ephesians 3:1-21 John Shearhart May 16, 2010 Introduction This morning we’re back in Ephesians in chapter three. If you’ll recall, chapter two describes the Gentiles before and after Christ (they were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship, and foreigners to the more

  • 6. Ephesians 4:1-16

    Contributed on May 22, 2010
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    Unity in the church

    Ephesians 4:1-16 John Shearhart May 23, 2010 Introduction This morning we’re back in Ephesians at the fourth chapter. The first three chapters are about the believer’s calling to salvation; these next three are about our sanctification. We’ve already read about our heavenly blessings; now more

  • 7. Ephesians 4:17-24

    Contributed on May 27, 2010
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    Put away the old manner of life

    Ephesians 4:17-24 John Shearhart May 30, 2010 Introduction This morning we’re back in the book of Ephesians to continue through chapter four. The subject of our text today deals with believers turning away from their old lustful manner of life, leaving the world behind, so that they might more

  • 8. Ephesians 4:25-32

    Contributed on Jun 3, 2010
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    Put aside lying, sinful anger, thievery, and unwholesome words for the sake of the brethren and because of forgiveness.

    Ephesians 4:25-32 John Shearhart June 6, 2010 Introduction Last week we ended our study of Ephesians with Paul saying, In reference to your former manner of life, […] lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit, 23and […] be renewed in the spirit more

  • 9. Ephesians 5:1-6

    Contributed on Jun 9, 2010
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    Walk in love

    Ephesians 5:1-6 John Shearhart June 13, 2010 Introduction This morning we begin chapter five of Ephesians, and we’ll cover the first six verses. A recurring word in Ephesians is “walk” which is used to describe a manner of life. We’re to walk in the good works God more

  • 10. Ephesians 5:7-14

    Contributed on Jun 24, 2010
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    Walk in the light

    Ephesians 5:7-14 John Shearhart June 27, 2010 Introduction This morning we return to our study of Ephesians in chapter five. If you’ll remember, we’re to walk in good works (2:10), and in a manner worthy of our calling (4:1), and in repentance and righteousness (4:17), and more

  • 11. Ephesians 5:15-20

    Contributed on Jul 1, 2010
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    Walking in wisdom

    Ephesians 5:15-20 John Shearhart July 4, 2010 Introduction Before I was saved I worked in a tire shop where I was the only English-speaking employee. My Spanish-speaking co-workers called me “pelon” which means “bald.” Anyway, at some point while working there, I was more

  • 12. Ephesians 5:21-33

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2010
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    The union in Christ portrayed through marriage

    Ephesians 5:21-33 John Shearhart July 11, 2010 Introduction I’ve decided that the Lord’s Supper was an ancient, cultural tradition that really has no place in our modern world, so we’re no longer going to observe it as a church. In fact, I don’t even know why it has to more

  • 13. Ephesians 6:1-4

    Contributed on Jul 15, 2010
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    Children obey your parents

    Ephesians 6:1-4 John Shearhart July 18, 2010 Introduction I remember the first time Lily (my oldest child) hit me. It’s easy to remember because it was also the last time. She was in trouble for something, so I planned to spank her, and I told her to put her hands on the bed. Instead more

  • 14. Ephesians 6:5-9

    Contributed on Jul 22, 2010
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    Slaves obey your masters...

    Ephesians 6:5-9 John Shearhart July 25, 2010 Introduction “Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters…” A couple weeks ago I pretended to tear pages out of the Bible to drive home the point that everything in it needs to be accepted even when we don’t more

  • 15. Ephesians 6:10-24

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2010
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    Spiritual warfare

    Ephesians 6:10-24 John Shearhart August 1, 2010 Introduction [VIDEO of US soldier being shot by a sniper and immediately standing up because of his armor] Christians are in a battle as real and as dangerous as any battle ever fought. What you just saw happens every day in a spiritual more