Sermons on Ephesians

Wanted: Misfits for Ministry

Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Dear Friends in Christ, One of the big words that I hear a lot in Christian circles these days that I never heard when I was at the seminary nearly 40 years ago…

Why You Need a Church Family

Ephesians 2:19-20 19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. Dear Friends in Christ, What do you think of when you hear the word “togetherness”?  That…

Dining at the Table of the King

Ephesians 2:4-10 4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. 6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in…

Loving Those Who Are Different

Ephesians 4:2 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Dear Friends in Christ, I’d like to begin my sermon this morning by asking you to envision something that I’m sure we’ve all experienced plenty of times.  I want you to imagine that you’re riding on a crowded elevator. …