After speaking directly of the newfound unity of Jews and Gentiles, Paul proceeds to speak of the preaching of Christ that brought those near and far off into access to the Father as fellow-citizens and as one household. Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we hear the Gospel proclaimed from Ephesians 2:17-19.
Paul, as a Jew, writes to the Ephesians who are Gentiles, and expresses fraternal love and unity. How can Paul consider them worthy of association, let alone familial love? Aren’t they unclean and unworthy? What ramifications does this have for us in the modern era? Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine the truths of God’s word as to how Christ is our peace.
One of the most confused and abused concepts in Christianity is the relationship of the believer to good works. What are they? Why do we do good works? What is the result of good works? How does this connect to our relationship to God as sinners saved by grace? Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine both our labors as Christians and our existence as the workmanship of God from Ephesians 2:10-13.
This week we come to some of the most compelling verses of monergistic salvation. Paul describes himself and the saints to whom he writes as having been dead in trespasses and sins, but now made alive in Christ. Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine the truths herein.
From the last part of Ephesians 1:20 to the end of the chapter, Paul speaks of the exaltation of Christ after his resurrection. Christ is above all rule, authority, power, and dominion, over every name that can be named, present and future. But why is this important and worthy of Paul’s prayers for revelation to the church? What does it mean for the church to be Christ’s fullness? Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine the richness and…
What is the regenerative work of God in our hearts? What does it mean to be taken from spiritual death into life? Paul compares this work to the resurrection of Christ from the dead in its “immeasurable greatness.” Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine Ephesians 1:19-21
A true pastor is dedicated to prayer for others, and Paul is certainly no exception. What is Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians? It is for wisdom and revelation in the Holy Spirit. Come and join us at Miller Valley this upcoming Sunday as we examine what a pastoral prayer ought to be and what we ought to be praying for ourselves.