There are three illustrations given in this section of Ephesians, for ways we need to be living in this world. Pastor Scott shares these with us-- we have some privileges and responsibilities related to each one.
It's easy to fall into an "Us vs Them" mentality about everything in life. We are rivalry minded. Pastor Scott challenged us with where rivalries come from, and how we can work at reconciling them in our minds, through the Scripture.
Pastor Eric dives into Ephesians two - challenging us about how the gospel takes us from death to life! Isn't that backwards? Listen, and see!
It is easy to get swept up in the culture's definitions of what is important. Let the Word be our guide for life, and let our identity be found in God our Savior!
What's a Christian to do? Every issue seems to be a political one these days. How does a person keep peace when their identifying party says to fight? Pastor Scott helped us see things differently this week!
We need to recognize the resources that we have in Christ--take stock of what we have at our fingertips, if we just avail ourselves to them!
As Christians, we often focus too much on what we want, and not enough on what we have. We have so many spiritual blessings - this message highlights a few of them.
The first few verses of Ephesians 1 are rich in theology! We are introduced to the author and recipients of the Book, and a host of rich truths!
Our passion for things and people wanes as time goes by, sometimes. Even for the Lord, our passion wanes. Pastor Scott shares how we can fight against this tendency, and be sure that the lamp of our church keeps burning!
Titus 2 exhorts the older generation to teach the younger generation - but what constitutes being older? Pastor Scott shares with us the qualities and the responsibilities of the older and younger generations.