Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.6

Chapter 6 6:1-9 Relationship explanations between children and their parents and slaves and their masters. Verse 3 referred to the promised land the Israelites were going to inherit. The general application of a blessed life is applied here.   6:10-20 This is the section about the armor of God. The whole point of this armor is…

Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.5

Chapter 5 5:1-2 We should be imitators of God. That is, we should be full of forgiveness and love just as Christ is.  5:3-7 Paul lists some ways that are improper behavior if we are going to be imitators of God. If we are imitators of God, we must not partake in any of these…

Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch. 4

Chapter 4 4:1-6 Paul stresses here the unity we are to have of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Paul then goes into all of the “ones” we have in Christ. We have one:

Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.3

Chapter 3 3:1-6 The mystery was made known to Paul. What is the mystery? The mystery is that the Gentiles are now members of one body with Israel. They have joined together with the family of Israel to become one big family.  3:7-13 Paul was given the grace to preach to the Gentiles this mystery…

Weekly Message: Ephesians Ch. 2

2:1-3 All of us were dead in our sins. We followed the ways of Satan and the sinful nature. We were deserving of death in the way we USED to live.  2:4-7 Because of God’s love, mercy, and grace, He made us alive with Christ. Just as Christ was raised, we also will be raised…

Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.1

Ephesians Background: Paul is the author of this letter written to the Ephesians, or the church at Ephesus.  Chapter 1 1:1-3 God has blessed those in Christ with every spiritual gift they will ever need. The “heavenly realms” mentioned here most likely is referring to the realm where God and his angelic beings reside. Interesting…

The Story of the Bible (The Letters of Paul)

So far in our series, we have covered the entire Old Testament and a good chunk of the New as well. Jesus has come and the Spirit has been sent out into the believer’s to continue sharing this good news that Jesus brings salvation. Now we have reached a section of the Bible that is…

The Story of the Bible (Acts)

We have now covered the story of Jesus and his life here on earth. We have discovered that Jesus is the Messiah figure we have been waiting for all this time. He was the “snake-crusher” we have been waiting for to finally conquer evil and restore the people to their original state of being one…

Armor of God (part 1)

What exactly is the armor of God? Do we have to dress up as a soldier? The armor of God is often talked about in bible class, sermons, and Sunday school. It is represented many times as a soldier with all this armor on, like one ready for battle. Although these are great visuals for…