Introduction Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 2,646 views
The fellowship that believers share as a result of their common union with God through Jesus Christ is expressed in life together. It is evident in worship together, in a love for one another which reflects God’s own love and in a practical commitment to one another which is demonstrated in concern for the weak and readiness to share with the poor and needy.
Church as the family of God
Michelle Hobbs • Sermon • • 1,033 views
Background to Ephesians Paul is the author of Ephesians He had written this letter while in prison He lived in Ephesus for 2-3 years and spent a lot of time evangelising this city and presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ as the one true and only God. Ephesus liked to deify many Gods, in particular had…
How to Excel Still More in …
John R. Gentry • Sermon • • 291 views
The primary problem addressed by Paul in 1 Corinthians, the point behind the fruit of the Spirit, the primary pursuit in Ephesians, and the putting on of the new person in Colossians 3 is all about loving our brothers and sisters.
Joe Kimmell • Sermon • • 188 views
Summary 3 Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace. 3 Why Ephesians is such a strategic letter: Balance, Breadth, and Location 1 Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called…
Paul Teaches About Unity Among Believers
Chima Dioka • Sermon • • 144 views
INTRODUCTION ; ; ; ; ; THE CAUSE OF CHRISTIAN DISUNITY The Church is a living body of believers in Christ. It is a family, a spiritual family, populated by flesh and blood Christians. And just like what happens in real families, love, joy, peace, unity, disunity can be experienced in the Church. For…
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • rccinhisgrip (Rossville Christian Church) • Sermon • • 94 views • 34:12
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 86 views
A distinguishing characteristic of God’s people, which derives from their common relationship with God, and is expressed in commitment to one another, mutual concern, concerted action and harmony within the believing community.
Today we are welcoming new members into our church family. This is a joyous occasion! What makes today special? We have had these people with us for months or years. We have enjoyed having them worship with us, and serve with us in different ways. So, why is today special? Today is special because they…
Jared Pankhurst • Sermon • • 56 views
Theology Informs Practice Over the past weeks we have studied Paul’s letter to the Ephesian church. We have talked about the struggles the church in Ephesus and throughout Asia Minor faced (false god worship, materialism, sexual sin, etc.) Paul’s primary topics have been salvation (by grace through faith),…
Bill Sizemore • Sermon • • 41 views
God has been preparing me all week to preach this message to you today. Kim and I had an opportunity to God to a Marriage Enrichment retreat at Win shape this week. Then at the end of the week I was able to attend Catalyst 2017. I’m so amazed at the way God speaks through so many avenues around me. One…
Good Morning and Happy Fathers Day! We are in a sermon series entitled Engage… Over the last few weeks we have have talking about Engaging — Joining God on mission… becoming a contagious community… Engaging in friendship through neighboring…This morning we are going to be looking at how we can intentionally…
When the world looks at Christianity, all that can be seen is division. But Christ's body is not broken!
1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just…
Book of Philippians
The Christian life is not a playground; it is a battleground. We are sons in the family, enjoying the fellowship of the Gospel (Phil. 1:1–11); we are servants sharing in the furtherance of the Gospel (Phil. 1:12–26); but we are also soldiers defending the faith of the Gospel. And the believer with the single mind can have the joy of the Holy Spirit even in the midst of battle. Let's be confident as we spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Charlie • South Lebanon Community Church • Sermon • • 25 views
“The Challenges of Unity” Ephesians 4:1-6 1) The [1a]____. Spirit can’t [1b]____ where there isn’t [1c]_____. 2) As these different [2a]________ services [2b]____, many people have [2c]_____ apart. 3) The first [3a]______ chapters of [3b]_________ tell us what we have in Jesus. The last [3c]______ tell…