We all know how to "copy" someone, or "mimic" them -- but have we ever considered that as Christians, we are supposed to be imitating God? This really clears up some decisions that we make, but mistakenly think are "gray areas". Imitating God is pretty easily defined. Actually doing it is the hard part!
Sermon Category: <span>Refocus: Ephesians</span>
Are you a thief? I bet you'd say no, but this sermon will have you re-evaluating your initial answer. Our new identity calls us to holy living, so there are character traits that we need to put off, and some that we need to put on.
Two struggles that we all have are lying and anger. Is it possible to do these and not sin? Pastor Scott shares from Ephesians how to discern this very thing.
Christ-followers have responsibilities, and Pastor Scott shares two more of them in this section of Ephesians. They each take time and effort. Are you up for the challenge (s)?
Ephesians four brings us to a section on unity. We're supposed to create unity, right? No? Pastor Scott explains this, and shares that it has everything to do with what we focus on.
Pastor Eric brings the Word to us on this Thanksgiving weekend. Ephesians is so rich with truth, and this week's sermon delivers more of it--a prayer for spiritual strength.
...Well, if you are a Christ-follower, then yes! There are directives in Ephesians for us, and it is very challenging to consider!
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!