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Thoughts From Ephesians-Thought # 39 -Walk In Love-Ephesians 5:1-2 – Love Like the Father

In Ephesians 5:1-2 Paul highlights the love of God the Father and the love of the Son to the Christians.  It is the Holy Spirit who indwells us that enables us to live  fully in Christ.  Paul wrote in Rom. 5:5, “God’s  love has been pired out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given […]

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Thoughts From Ephesians-Thought # 38–Imitate God-Ephesians 5:1-17 Intro

Since  we are now “in Christ,” we must act like it. We  must imitate the  Lord Jesus. He is our great example.”imitate me, as I also imitate Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1; cf. 1 Cor. 4:16; Phil. 3:17; 1 Thess. 1:6; 2 Thess: 3;7-9). Paul tells congregations  to imitate other congregations  (1 Thess. 2:14). It is […]

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Thoughts From Ephesians #28 Our New Identity-Don’t Live Like Pagans (4:17-19)

In these verses Paul tells believers what used too mark their lives (17-19) “Therefore, I say this and testify in the Lord: you should no longer walk as the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their thoughts” (verse 17). Paul calls Christians to live no longer like the surrounding pagan culture. Since Ephesian Christians and us […]

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