Equipped for Ministry by Christ (Ephesians 4:7-13)

November 19, 2018

Paul says Christ's gifts are extended to us, exercised by us, and are explicitly for us. 

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Maintaining Unity - Ephesians 4:1-6

November 12, 2018

Paul calls us to walk in a manner worthy of our calling and to maintain unity in the process.  That isn't achieved by becoming unity-conscious or unity-driven but by focusing on what unites us, Christ.

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A Prayer for the Ages (Ephesians 3:14-21)

November 5, 2018

Paul is about to stress the fact that who they were in Christ was to have a profound impact on how they lived (Ch. 4).  So, Paul prays so that their sin and failures don’t drive them to despair but rather drive them to the cross. 

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Mystery Solved (Ephesians 3:1-13)

October 29, 2018

Paul describes the church's high calling of putting the beauty and brilliance of God's plan of salvation on display.

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Christ is Our Peace (Ephesians 2:14-22)

October 22, 2018

Christ, who is our peace, has removed every barrier so that we who were once separated, alienated, strangers, hopeless and without God might be at peace with God and with one another.

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Remember Where You Came From (Ephesians 2:11-13)

October 15, 2018

Paul wants us to remember where we came from because he knows that our understanding of and appreciation for who we are in Christ is directly proportionate to our remembering of who we once were apart from Him.

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Living Sent (Acts 1:8)

October 8, 2018

This is a message by John Warren for our Missions Sunday.  God's mission has always been to redeem a people for himself through the person and work of Jesus Christ.  Missions is our activity, as missionaries, of carrying the message of the Gospel of redemption to Bentonville/Bella Vista, NWA, our state, our nation and around the world.

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But God. . .(Ephesians 2:1-10)

October 1, 2018

When it couldn’t get heavier, when all seems lost and all hope is gone, when despair begins to creep in, Paul writes two of the most precious words in all of Scripture....BUT GOD.

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Keep Your Head Up (Ephesians 1:15-23)

September 24, 2018

Paul's prayer for the Ephesians is not only a prayer for a greater knowledge and deeper affection for God, it's a call to take our eyes off of ourselves and look to Christ.

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The Blessing of Salvation (Ephesians 1:3-14)

September 17, 2018

Paul begins his encouragement of the church at Ephesus by reminding them of the blessing of their salvation that is theirs in Christ and includes the purpose of the Father, the work of the Son and the ministry of the Spirit. 

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