02/21/2021 Even Better Than That!

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Even Better Than That! Ephesians 3:14-19   1. Paul Gets Personal With The Real Family Architect. (Vs. 14-15, Mark 10:6-9) a. Mark 10:6-9, “But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but …

02/14/2021 I Love to Tell the Story

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I Love to Tell the Story Ephesians 3:8-13   Today is Valentine’s Day. A day of love, a day of proclamation, a day to be sweet, to pass a note, to encourage a friend, or remember a loved-one. Do you have a plan to do something special? While we do a good job of decorating, purchasing gifts, expressing our love …

01/10/2021 Lest We Forget

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Lest We Forget Ephesians 2:11-22   1. Don’t Forget, Outside of Christ You Are Owed Nothing. (Vs. 11-12, Gal 4:8) a. Galatians 4:8, “But in the past, since you didn’t know God, you were enslaved to things that by nature are not gods.”   2. Don’t Forget, the “Far” Are Drawn “Near” in Christ Alone. (Vs. 13, Isaiah 57:19) a. …

12/12/2020 A Purposed Life

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A Purposed Life Ephesians 2:1-10   1. The Old “Self” Was: a. Dead and Sinful. (Vs. 1) b. Misguided and Satan-Led. (Vs. 2-3a; 1 Cor 2:8, 12a) i. 1 Corinthians 2:8, “None of the rulers of this age knew this wisdom, because if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.” ii. 1 Corinthians 2:12a, …

12/06/2020 A Demonstration If You Please

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A Demonstration If You Please Ephesians 1:20-23   1. God’s Power is Demonstrated in the Resurrection! (Vs. 20, 1 Cor 15:54-55) a. 1 Corinthians 15:54-55, “Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, death, is your victory? Where, death, is your sting?”   2. God’s Power is Demonstrated in Authority! a. It is Universal in Scope and Location. (Vs. 21, …

11/22/2020 A Church Worth Remembering

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A Church Worth Remembering Ephesians 1:15-19   1. A Church Worth Remembering Has Saints that are Living! (Vs. 15, Gal 5:6) a. Galatians 5:6, “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision accomplishes anything; what matters is faith working through love.”   2. A Church Worth Remembering Radiates Praise! (Vs. 14, 16, Matt 5:16) a. Matthew 5:16, “In the same …

11/15/2020 The Man, The Myth, The Legend – Part 2

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The Man, The Myth, The Legend – Part 2 Ephesians 1:7-14   1. The Man: THE Christ of God. (Vs. 9) a. In God’s Timing. (Vs. 10, Gal 4:4-5) b. By God’s Will. (Vs. 11)   2. The Myth: Seclusion and Separation. a. Clarified in Conclusion. (Vs. 10, Acts 17:24-27) b. Equality in Salvation. (Vs. 12)   3. The Legendary: …

11/08/2020 The Man, The Myth, The Legend

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The Man, The Myth, The Legend Ephesians 1:7-14   1. The Man: THE Christ of God. (Vs. 9) a. In God’s Timing. (Vs. 10, Gal 4:4-5) i. Galatians 4:4-5, “When the time came to completion, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, so that we might receive adoption as …

11/01/2020 Christian Super “Privilege”

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Christian Super “Privilege” Ephesians 1:1-6   1. Apostles are Sent with Authority and Responsibility. (Vs. 1a, Acts 26:16-28) a. Acts 26:16-18 [Jesus speaking to Paul] For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and will see of me. I will rescue you from your people …