Ephesians 6:10-20 “Who are You Fighting?”

This week we looked at who is our primary enemy according to Ephesians 6:10-20. Many times we are tempted to look at people as our primary enemy, but Paul tells us we do not wrestle against flesh and blood. Ephesians 6-10-20 (Mp3 for download) Open your Bibles please to Ephesians 6:10, we are going to read through verse 20. Before we read, I want you to write something down on your bulletin if you have a pen. Write down the first thing that comes to mind when I ask you this question. Don’t think about it, just  write the first thing … Continue reading Ephesians 6:10-20 “Who are You Fighting?”

Ephesians 6:1-4 “Children and Parents”

ephesians 6-1-4 Children and parents First off, I want to give a shout out to all the young people who are in this portion of the service. I am really glad you guys are able to be here of this part of the service. The reason you are here is because I want you to know that what we learn up here in the sermons each week are not just for old people, it is for all people. I want you to know that God has spoken to you in His word, and that is a big deal. I also … Continue reading Ephesians 6:1-4 “Children and Parents”

Ephesians 4:17-32 “The New You”

This message is a defining message for me. It is one of the most vulnerable ones I have preached.   Ephesians 4-17-32 (Mp3 File for download) Well, it has been a while since we began this book, so I want to bring you up to speed quickly. The book of Ephesians was written by the Apostle Paul to the Christians in Ephesus. He writes this in two big sections, the first is a theological reminder of who we are in Christ. He wanted to solidify our identity in Christ before he told us in the second section how that is to … Continue reading Ephesians 4:17-32 “The New You”

Ephesians 1:15-23 Paul’s Prayer, Continued.

Ephesians 1-14-23 (audio file for download) The last time we were together we looked at Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians. We looked at how his prayer was that they would grow not just in their knowledge of God, but in the spirit of wisdom and revelation. His heart for them was that the eyes of their hearts would be enlightened. He wanted them to not just know about God, but to truly know Him intimately. So what did He want them to see with the eyes of their hearts? We touched briefly on this last time, but we are going to … Continue reading Ephesians 1:15-23 Paul’s Prayer, Continued.

Ephesians 1:1-2 Who am I?

Ephesians 1:1-2 Ephesians Intro (audio file for download) This week we are beginning a study of the book of Ephesians. We looked at verses 3-10 for several weeks as we studied the essentials of the faith, but now we are going to study this book in the “normal” way, going through it several verses at a time, attempting to learn what God has for us in this book, and apply that truth to our lives. Before we get into it in full, lets look a little bit at the background of the book. The apostle Paul wrote this book, most likely … Continue reading Ephesians 1:1-2 Who am I?