Sermon Archives

December 4, 2016

Ministers of the Mystery

Ministers of the Mystery

God has made known his great mystery, the plan of salvation that he is accomplishing even now. As we are swept into his plan, he recruits us to be his ministers, sending us out as his agents to make the mystery known to even more people. There is no greater calling that we could possibly […]

November 27, 2016

Mastering the Mystery

Mastering the Mystery

After speaking about the reconciliation accomplished by the cross, Paul elaborates on the awesome rescue plan that God has now fully disclosed. He wants his readers to be more than acquainted with it. He wants them to master it, to be experts in it, and to be impressed by it. Only then will believers be […]

November 20, 2016

The Holy Household of God

The Holy Household of God

As believers in Jesus we have a new privileged status as members of the holy family. We are built upon a strong foundation which cannot crumble and which holds us all together. We are growing into a holy temple, a place for God to dwell, and from which his glory is to be proclaimed to […]

November 13, 2016

Peace to the Far and Near

Peace to the Far and Near

It is good for Christians to consider the hopelessness of life without God. Only then will we be able to recognize the greatness of what Christ accomplished for us on the cross. Not only did he reconcile us to God, but he also reconciled us to one another. And the peace he has now brought […]

November 6, 2016

Walk This Way

Walk This Way
October 30, 2016

A Prayer for the Believers

A Prayer for the Believers

Because God has blessed his people with every spiritual blessing, believers should pray all the more fervently for one another. We should pray for God to fill us  with his Spirit and to make us aware of the grace he has already given to us. By seeking God together and submitting to Christ, the church […]

October 23, 2016

The Holy Spirit of Promise

The Holy Spirit of Promise

God has made known his plan of bringing everything into unity in his Son, Jesus Christ. Now we are told how God will bring that plan to pass. Through the work of the Holy Spirit, God will make good on his promise by bringing his people to faith and giving them a taste of the […]

October 16, 2016

The Son Our Redeemer

The Son Our Redeemer

The blessings of God’s grace to us are further revealed by the work of the Son of God on our behalf. He redeemed us at great cost, but also gave us great insight into the mystery of God’s eternal plan. Even now he allows us to enjoy the glory of the completed plan because of […]

October 9, 2016

Our Determined Father

Our Determined Father

The unveiling of God’s eternal plan calls for God to be praised for what he has determined to do. This is especially true for Christians who discover that God’s predetermined plan is what is decisive in their salvation. Because of God’s love and his glorious grace, believers can begin to see that in Jesus Christ […]

October 2, 2016

God’s Mystery Made Known

God's Mystery Made Known

The Apostle Paul wrote the letter of Ephesians in order to make known to believers in Jesus God’s eternal plan. This plan was a mystery, hidden from generation after generation until God made it known to his apostles and prophets. Now that God has revealed his great plan for the world, he wants his people […]

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