Sermons

Spiritual Warfare

In the last few weeks, our lives have changed in ways none of us could have anticipated. when 2020 began COVID-19 was a blip on the radar in China. Yet a few months later, we're dealing with both a global pandemic and an economic crash. These are uncharted waters for...

Power in God’s Kingdom

In today's message, we look at how power is used in God's kingdom. In Ephesians 5:21-6:9 Paul talks about how Christian relationships should work. While people often use the passage to justify the subordination of women, there's a lot more going on. This is because...

Children of Light

In Ephesians 5:3-20 Paul tells the believers in Ephesus how to act as children of light. Since their natural appetites are destructive, they are to learn to say, "no" to them. Instead, Paul calls them to allow the Holy Spirit place in their lives to direct them. While...

Building A Strong Church Community

In Ephesians 4:25-5:2, Paul lays out a blueprint for building a strong church community. God brings us together with his kindness. Therefore, Christians should imitate that kindness in their dealings with one another. Because the community can badly be distorted by...

Becoming Truly Human

In Ephesians 4:17-25, Paul compares the lives of pagans to the lives that God calls Christians to live. Paul insists that believers put off their old way of living in favour of becoming truly human. Pagans refuse to acknowledge God's proper place. For them, becoming...

The Bond of Unity

The church is very good at tearing itself apart. For this reason, In Ephesians 4:1-16, Paul lays out ways believers can maintain the bond of unity. First, he instructs believers to cultivate humility, gentleness and patience with each other. If they do, then they can...

The Fullness of God

In Ephesians 3:14-21, Paul finishes the theological section in his letter by praying for the church to receive the fullness of God. He has three requests on behalf of the church. That the church would be filled with the Spirit So that the church can know God...

A Message of Wisdom

In Ephesians 3:1-13 Paul continues to talk about how Jews and Gentiles are both called to be equal partners in God's kingdom. However, in this passage, he brings up his imprisonment. While most people would regard imprisonment as an embarrassment, Paul sees it...

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