Resources on Ephesians

Resources on Ephesians

The Gospel and Marriage

This week, we ask how the gospel informs marriage.  The gospel reminds us that marriage is not just an ordinary relationship.  Marriage is a profound gift from God and symbolizes the relationship between Christ and the Church.   Ephesians 5:21-33 21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,…

The Gospel and Communication

This week, we ask how the gospel informs how we communicate.  The gospel teaches us that our words have great power; therefore, we ought to use them wisely.  In its simplest, gospel communication is communication that builds others up rather than tearing them down.  As believers, the words we speak and the tone we use ought to reflect Christ such that He is made real to all who hear us.   Ephesians 4:29-5:4 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E12

Providence and the nature of the Holy Spirit Where do we see God’s providence at work in Creation and the Fall? What comfort are we to take from the fact that the Holy Spirit is God? In this episode, David and Phil introduce the theme of God’s providence seen throughout the Old Testament by discussing where they see God’s providence at work in Creation and the Fall.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss the nature of the Holy Spirit and…

Unity and Maturity

Ephesians 4:1-16 The church is a place where relationships really matter. We are to make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit. This includes being humble, gentle, patient, longsuffering, and loving toward one another. Surprisingly, one area where we struggle with this is our spiritual giftedness. We often view everything through our own grid of spiritual giftedness and then conflict emerges because of differing expectations. God reminds us here to pursue unity amidst the diversity of gifts. When…