Thanksgiving at Ephesus

November 28, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 1:15–16; 5:4, 20 |

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Thanksgiving at Ephesus

Ephesians 1:15–16; 5:4, 20

Thanksgiving at Ephesus

Ephesians 1:15–16

Ephesians 5:4

Ephesians 5:20

1. Relationally

For You

For Your Faith

For The Church

Thank God

Thank God for You

This is lived out in how I pray for those I am thankful for.

2. Verbally / Practically

Wrong Use of Speech

“Filthiness” refers to that which is “in defiance of social and moral standards, with resulting disgrace, embarrassment, and shame.”

“Foolish talk” may “carry connotations of the kind of nonsensical talk that emerges from people in attendance at banquets where drunkenness and sexual immorality were common.“

“Jesting” Crude joking probably refers to a “quick-witted, clever humor employed in malicious or sexually vulgar ways.”

Right Use of Speech

3. Worshipfully / Attitudinally

Trinitarian

All Encircling

Sign of Being Controlled by God’s Holy Spirit

1 Corinthians 11:24 24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.

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