In Christ: The Book of Ephesians

 

In Christ: The Book of Ephesians


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In Christ: Marriage

July 16, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-33

God designed marriage to reflect and transform. Marriage should be a visible parable to the world, reflecting His unconditional love. Within our marriage, our job is to prepare our spouse to see Jesus.


In Christ: Being of the Field

July 8, 2018 | By: Matt Holland | Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-21

We are called to be imitators of God and He has laid a foundation in Scripture for what that looks like in this dark world. He’s put us on His team, and asks us to practice, prepare, and reflect His light to the world.


In Christ: Forgiven and Forgiving

July 1, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

The best forgivers are the ones who realize how much they’ve been forgiven. In this message, we examine the nature and importance of forgiveness and discuss a few practical ways to extend that forgiveness to others.


In Christ: Putting On the New Self

June 24, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 4:17-31

When it comes to our identity, looking to out to others won’t work and looking inside won’t work. The biblical option is to look up because our identity is in Christ. In Ephesians 4, Paul gives us a vision of what our future selves will look like as we live into the person God intended us to be.


In Christ: Growing Up

June 18, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-16

In Ephesians 4, Paul challenges us to live in a way that is consistent with the promises he has laid out in the first three chapters of Ephesians. We are to live a life of humility, gentleness, and patience where we are working together as the body of Christ and growing in spiritual maturity.


In Christ: Unfathomable Love

June 10, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-21

In Ephesians 3:14-21, Paul prays that the church in Ephesus would grow in their understanding and experience of God's love. As we grow in our understanding God's love, He displays his unimaginable power to the world through our joyful obedience.


In Christ: God's Wisdom In The Church

June 4, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-13

God has given us His word and we don’t have to look for extra special, secret messages because He has given us everything we need in the Bible and it is complete. He has also fulfilled His promises that He made to Israel in the church and allows us to participate in them. Because of all of this, we can look at our current circumstances and sufferings in light of God’s eternal glory.


In Christ: New Humanity

May 27, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-22

The Gospel invites us to participate in the Covenant that was promised to Israel. Christ created a community of believing worshippers through faith, not ethnicity. This New Covenant Community is united and as a result we must understand that our lives are not centered around race or culture, they are centered around Christ.


In Christ: Made Alive

May 14, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10

The good news of the Gospel is not that Jesus came to make bad people better. The good news of the Gospel is that Jesus has come to make dead people alive. We are now spiritually alive because of God's grace, not because of anything we have done. Our salvation is not by works, but works are important because it is a privilege to work alongside our Heavenly Father.


In Christ: Eyes To See The King

May 6, 2018 | By: Chase Krug | Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23

In Ephesians 1:15-23, Paul is praying that the Holy Spirit will open the eyes of the believer. Because it’s only when our eyes our opened that we can grasp the glory of God and live into the privileges of all that comes with the eternity of our relationship with Christ. Those privileges are a life of hope, value, and power.


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