Monthly Archives: July 2017

Let No Man Deceive You Ephesians 5:6

As Paul the apostle wrote to the Ephesian church members, he listed “fornication, all uncleanness, covetousness, filthiness, foolish talking and jesting” as behaviors that were not becoming of “saints” or “pure and holy ones”. He also stated how “no whoremonger, … Continue reading

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No Inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ Ephesians 5:5

Paul the apostle exhorted the Ephesian church members not to have “fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness” “named among” them. They were to be as “saints” and not allow inconvenient “filthiness, foolish talking, jesting” but rather “giving of thanks” to … Continue reading

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No Filthiness, Foolish Talking or Jesting Ephesians 5:4

Paul the apostle began to share specific sinful behaviors which the Ephesian church members were not to be engaged. They included “fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness” which were contrary to “walking in love, as Christ also has loved us”. … Continue reading

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Sins Not Once Named Among You Ephesians 5:3

Paul the apostle desired for the Ephesian believers to “follow” God and “walk in love” even as “Christ has loved us”. This behavior would be a “sweet-smelling savor” and as a “sacrifice” unto God, and in chapter five and verse … Continue reading

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Walk in Love as Jesus Ephesians 5:2

As Paul the apostle continued to instruct the Ephesian church members, he shared how they were to be “followers of God, as dear children”. In chapter five and verse two of his letter, Paul told them to “walk in love” … Continue reading

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Be Followers of God Ephesians 5:1

As Paul continued his exhortations to the Ephesian church members, he told them to “be kind one to another, forgiving one another even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven” them. In chapter five and verse one of his letter, … Continue reading

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Be Kind and Forgive Ephesians 4:32

Paul the apostle continued to give the Ephesian church members exhortations for living as believers in Jesus Christ. They were not to “grieve the Holy Spirit”, and they were to allow “all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor and evil speaking, to … Continue reading

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Bitterness, Wrath, Anger, Clamor and Evil Speaking Put Away Ephesians 4:31

Paul the apostle told the Ephesian church members not to “grieve the Holy Spirit, whereby” they “are sealed unto the day of redemption”. In chapter four and verse thirty-one of his letter, Paul addressed several practical behaviors among the Ephesians … Continue reading

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Grieve Not the Holy Spirit Ephesians 4:30

As Paul the apostle continued his exhortations to the Ephesian church members, he included “putting away lying” and “speaking every man truth with his neighbor”, being “angry” and not “sinning”, not allowing the “sun” to “go down upon” their “wrath”, … Continue reading

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No Corrupt Communication Ephesians 4:29

Paul the apostle continued to give instructions to the Ephesian church members concerning “putting off the old man” and “putting on the new man” which were references to their old way of worldly living and their new way which followed … Continue reading

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