Untitled Sermon (6)
I. OBEDIENT CHILDREN (5:1–21): Twelve rules for the Father’s household:
A. Follow Christ in love (5:1–2).
B. Avoid all immorality (5:3).
C. Refrain from obscene language (5:4–5).
D. Don’t allow others to deceive you (5:6–7).
E. Walk in the light (5:8–9, 11–14).
F. Seek God’s will and do it (5:10, 17).
G. Use every opportunity for doing good (5:15–16).
H. Don’t get drunk on wine (5:18a).
I. Be filled with the Spirit (5:18b).
J. Use music to encourage each other and to worship God (5:19).
K. Be thankful for all things (5:20).
L. Submit to one another (5:21).
II. OBEDIENT HUSBANDS AND WIVES (5:22–33)
A. Wives are to submit to their husbands as the church submits to Christ (5:22–24).
B. Husbands are to love their wives as Christ loves the church (5:25–33).
1. Christ died for the church (5:25).
2. Christ lives to make the church holy and clean (5:26).
3. Christ will someday present the church to himself as a glorious church without stain or wrinkle (5:27).
C. Husbands are to love their wives as they love their own bodies (5:28–33)