Sermons on Ephesians
“Work to the Glory of God” Ephesians 6:5-9
Big Idea: Seek to glorify God in your workApplication: Trust that we have salvation through the work of Christ alone, and obey the Lord trusting that He will reward us. (1) Slaves & Masters (Ephesians 6:5-6) (2) Christ-Centered Obedience, Service & Authority (Ephesians 6:5-7, 9)Six aspects of obedient serving and leadingi. With fear and trembling (Ephesians 6:5)ii. With sincere hearts (Ephesians 6:5)iii. Obey & Serve as You Would Christ (Ephesians 6:5)iv. Without Eye-Service as People-Pleasing (Ephesians 6:6)v. From the Heart…
“Marriage Refers to Christ & the Church” Ephesians 5:22-33
Big Idea of the text: Marriage refers to Christ and the church. 1. Wives Submit and Respect (Ephesians 5:22-24, 33b)2. Husbands Love and Die (Ephesians 5:25-30, 33a)3. Why? Christ and the Church (Ephesians 5:31-32) Pray that God would strengthen your marriage and the marriages in this church to reflect the beauty of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
“The Church” Ephesians 1:22-23
Theme: A church is created by God’s Word, a gathering/assembly of believers, with members, meets regularly on the Lord’s day, is orderly, and has the marks of the right preaching of the Word, administration of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, and church discipline. Aim: If you trust in Christ, joyfully join a church. (1) Elect, Evangelical Believers (2) The Bible – God Creates Churches Through His Word (3) Church/Ekklesia – A Gathering of People Called Out for God a. Universal/Invisible b. Local/Visible (4) Membership (5) Regular (6) Orderly