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Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 12

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The focus in the message today emphasizes the relationship between husband and wife, keeping in mind this is a picture of the relationship of Christ and his church.  Ephesians 5:22-31 Below is the FB Live Stream video recording.

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 11

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While you may be tempted to wonder if it is okay to continue our study from the book of Ephesians, consider that believers of Paul’s day fully understood economic hardship, disease, and the pain of living in a fallen world…yet Paul shares these words with them. May these words be used to draw you nearer […]

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 10

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This message contains a response to COVID-19 followed by brief introduction to Ephesians 5. Paul reminds believers in this section of Ephesians that imitating God calls for a life lived differently. Love for Jesus is best evidenced by turning away from tendencies which reveal sinful humanity.

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 9

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In Ephesians 4:17-32, Paul instructs believers to “put off” certain traits which describe life outside of a relationship with Jesus, followed by a directive regarding what to “put on.” Listen and consider what areas you need to bring under the Lord’s control – whether that be “putting off” or “putting on.”

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 8

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Enjoy this shorter message on unity, looking specifically at Ephesians 4:1-16 where Paul tells believers to “make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit” (vv. 3).  Jesus provided unity through the cross.  Maintaining unity is the call of every believer.  According to Paul, it isn’t optional!

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 7

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Ephesians 3:14-21 closes the first half of this letter to the Ephesians.  These verses serve as a prayer reflecting on the grace and unity available through Jesus.  Paul urges these believers to be established in love – understanding Jesus has great love for them.  The same love is poured out on us today!  

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 6

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Perhaps you enjoy reading mystery books or watching mystery movies/plays. The apostle Paul writes in Ephesians about a mystery which was made known. While the mystery spoken of is now common knowledge, it would have likely shocked Jewish believers and been greatly welcomed by Gentile believers. What’s the mystery? Listen in!

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 5

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There is much which can divide believers, yet the blood of Jesus brings unity. When the book of Ephesians was originally penned, thick animosity existed between Jews and Gentiles. Jesus brought peace to both of these groups! His desire for unity within the body today is the same.

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 3

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If you could ensure the spiritual salvation of one person this coming year, who would it be? This passage provides a beautiful prayer filled with hope for those whose hearts are yet to open to the saving grace of God. Listen in!

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 2

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Praise comes natural for human beings.  Whether it is in relation to a favorite restaurant, a speedy car, or a trendy new gadget, people do praise well!  Ephesians 1:3-14 speak of the praise Heavenly Father is worthy of in drawing people into relationship with Him.  May the message be heard loud and clear: you are […]

Ephesians: Vibrant Love for Jesus – Part 1

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This message is the introduction to the book of Ephesians, a study over the next 11-12 weeks. Culture slides towards moral and spiritual depravity as you have likely noticed. Faith in Jesus often leads to living countercultural. This calling is true in the present age as it was true for believers living in Ephesus at […]