They would viciously attack the pastor and other members. Changes in one’s routine of life are among the most stressful times in any person’s life. C. Evangelists - v.11c. Have forbearance, a grace that cannot be experienced apart from love. This is an adaptation of Ephesians 4:32 and will help children remember the importance of forgiveness. Love is the circulatory system of the body. EPHESIANS 4:1-16 LESSON: FAITH TO UNITE— December 31, 2017 INTRODUCTION: Chapter 3:14-21 This is Paul's second prayer for the Ephesians and a doxology of praise to God. Are we willing to guard, protect, and preserve the unity of the Body? III. 4 There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and … 1644 0 obj <>stream The people heard His voice as Jesus taught them about the kingdom of God. endstream endobj 1627 0 obj <>/Metadata 139 0 R/Outlines 191 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/Pages 1611 0 R/StructTreeRoot 512 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 1628 0 obj <>/Font<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Type/Page>> endobj 1629 0 obj <>stream Put away Lying - We are to speak truth to our neighbor – v. 25. 26-27. Paul tells us not to let the sun go down on your wrath. We walk differently from the Gentiles. 5:22-23. Instead, we can be helping one another by speaking truth and becoming more like Jesus. Ephesians: Discipleship Lessons. Ephesians 4:14-19 Day 4 – Read Ephesians 4:20-24 Day 5 – Read Ephesians 4:25-32 : 1: What Does God’s Word Say? Prophets - v.11b - One who God reveals future events and is God's spokesmen to His people. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Even joyous. The next grace that contributes to the unity of the Spirit is endeavor which means eager to maintain or guard, the unity of the Spirit. Walk in victory - 6:10-24. They will learn what a worthy walk of a believer looks like. %PDF-1.5 %���� In fact, after the first year only 6 remained alive and at the end of the second year, and I got rid of the others. Certainly more can be added to the list, such as loss of health, etc. I have seen some people in churches that would behave like these hounds. He says that ... We can solve conflicts if we put off the behavior of the old man and put on the behavior of the new man. Put off the grave clothes - 4:17-5:17. walk in purity. %%EOF D.    We can be a part of God’s plan by proclaiming the Gospel. 6 When Christ _____ on high, He led captivity captive and gave gifts to men. Are we exercising our spiritual gifts to help others grow? h�bbd``b`���@�G �tD,� �$�$�]�W4��a``bd{ d100b%��n� ` �� VII. The unsaved man was dead to spiritual ignorance. Anger  Be angry about sin, but do not sin yourself. Those 6 hounds broke the unity of my well-seasoned pack of English Foxhounds and destroyed the harmony of hunting together. Pastor means shepherd, and he is responsible to feed the sheep with the Word. Key text: “So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking… You, however, did not come to know Christ that way. One Lord - Jesus Christ our Savior. Stress points are added when a person leaves home and when one takes on a new job or changes careers in, mid-stream. He has already blessed us and now in response to His love and grace, obey Him, In October 1987 God called me to do His will. The people who were corrupt according to their deceitful lusts witnessed the miracle, but did they respond to the Gospel - (vv. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. The Greatness of Our Christian Inheritance (Ephesians 1:15-23) Q1. She did not clean them or care for them in any way. This Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet calls for kids to write, “Be kind and forgiving to one another.”. 1637 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<30150295CC15D54A939E25DD6233C4F6>]/Index[1626 19]/Info 1625 0 R/Length 67/Prev 409410/Root 1627 0 R/Size 1645/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream Christ’s victory over Satan is the mystery – chapter 3. 9 We are to speak the _____ in love. 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It is impossible to learn about Christ without a personal relationship and not be saved – v. 20. 3: What Does God’s Word Mean To Me? ����y��J��^!�t�9@�^�-} bLN33Ŋv M�4���J8����q)v�&����s��]6�e���)pm�s.j��%��C�A]%6�v/� d� ��6ylYn܌��K,c F1xt4p40�ut40pt00Ttt00��(����d� >#�Ղ� The Ground of Unity - vv.4-6. The main source of conflicts is our old man (old nature). Ephesians 4:32 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet. B. The source of conflicts--the old man (4:17-24). IV. Satan has blinded the minds of the unsaved – 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, because he does not want them to see. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one … v.15. Put off the grave clothes – 4:17-5:17; walk in purity. A. Called by grace to belong to his body - Eph.1, Walk worthy of your calling-the unity of the Body- Eph.4:1-16, Put off the grave clothes - 4:17-5:17. walk in purity, Christ victory over Satan is the mystery - Eph.3. 4. h�b```�Zf ��A�XX���BP��8|��+�jaaQ~+��Ba—��8B���M\#Z,�D�P�GA �=�M�/u���gZ&�A0�铈�P�������PA[w�kB ByBnQ@B�7�N A. In chapters 4-6 Paul admonishes us to walk in unity(4:1-16), purity(4:17-5:17), harmony(5:18-6:9), and victory(6:10-24). B. It is HIS divine will that young people come to faith in Jesus Christ and find salvation through the Gospel and the work of the Holy Spirit to bring them to faith. Reconciled - 2:11-22. Walk worthy of your calling – the unity of the body – 4:1-16. (>���;m�o1k�M � Đ�������������� ϟU�Y9˘�Mv0h`\��B#����H^�a`���Y��t��C@������7X�c�e`g��20r 1? 0 (Ephesians 1:18b) What do we Christians have to look forward to? Raised from the dead – 2:1-10. 7 basic spiritual realities that unite Christians. Apr 1, 2014 - Follow the Leader, Activity Sheet, Ephesians 4:11-16, gifts, talents, roles, leaders E.     Bitterness “Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you … And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you”– vv. C.     Stealing Let him who stole steal no longer by giving him a job where he doesn’t have to steal – v. 28. True believers are to “walk the talk” and bind belief with Christian moral conduct to God’s glory. C.     Paul, the evangelist, talks about “… a renewed spirit of the mind and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness” – vv.23-24.