Sermons from July 2017
Ephesians 4:1-16 Each one must decide whether or not to join the team (1-10) The team must equip each one for a PART (11-14) Each PART is created and fulfilled to grow the body (15-16) The difference between a healthy church and an unhealthy church is you and I fulfilling our PART. And our health is measured by how we love.
Ephesians 3:1-21 The Mystery of Selection Paul – Acts 22:3-5; 2 Corinthians 12:9 Gentiles – Matthew 15:21-28 The Mystery of Inclusion Revealed – Romans 16:25-27 God’s Original Plan – Genesis 12:2,3; Galatians 3:8 The Mystery of Equality The Church – Ephesians 4:4-6 One Body – Galatians 3:28
Lee Bracey, Executive Director and Joe Heins, Associate Executive Director, of the Woodburn Christian Children’s Home give Sunday’s message in tandem.
Ephesians 2:11-22 God put walls up to reveal Himself – Genesis 12:3 God put walls up to test his people – Exodus 19:5-6 God put walls up using blood as mortar – Exodus 24:6 God tore down the walls using blood as a sledgehammer – Ephesians 2:13 How Christians can break down walls… Pray Ease into relationship Address with respect Continue in truth and love Enter into peace remembering you have been forgiven much
Ephesians 2:1-10 We all are/were dead followers (2:1-3) We all can be resurrected by a grave robbing God (2:4-5) We haven’t seen nothing yet (2:6-7) We were given a gift, now we open it and use it for His glory (2:8-10) We aren’t saved by being good, we are saved by his goodness to do his good.