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So What?

April 23, 2010 Leave a comment

It’s hard to get too excited about solid theology (like in Ephesians 1) when Christians behave¬† so poorly that nonbelievers aren’t interested in all Jesus has to offer.

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Jesus “The Body”

April 22, 2010 Leave a comment

We spend lots of time thinking about getting our bodies in shape.

But what kind of shape is the church in these days?

What do you think it would look like?

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Power Prayer

April 21, 2010 Leave a comment

In verses 15-21, Paul writes a powerful prayer for his readers.

Who do you pray for?

Belief

April 20, 2010 Leave a comment

In verses 11-14, Paul discusses the complex interaction between human belief and God’s will.

Predestined

April 19, 2010 Leave a comment

In verses 3-10, Paul emphasizes that Jesus pursues us.¬† It’s not a one-way street, totally dependent upon our own efforts to become right with God.

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Introduction

April 18, 2010 Leave a comment

In Ephesians 1:1-2, Paul includes his typical greetings.

However, it is noted that not all early manuscripts included the words “in Ephesus,” so it’s likely that this letter was intended for an audience over a wide geographical range that happened to be centered around Ephesus.

Outline of Ephesians 1

April 17, 2010 Leave a comment
  1. Greetings
  2. Spiritual Blessings
  3. Paul’s Prayers
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