Sermons on Ephesians

Sermons on Ephesians

The Meat in the Middle

Eighth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 21:35 in the recording Service Booklet This Week’s Readings Gospel: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31He said to them, ‘Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves. 33Now many saw them going…

God is in Charge

aka Not My Farewell Sermon Banner Photo credit: Summer Green Seventh Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 21:46 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Gospel: Mark 6:14-29 14 King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, ‘John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.’ 15But others said, ‘It is Elijah.’ And others said, ‘It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.’ 16But when Herod…

The Flip Side of Grace

The Fourth Sunday in Lent Sermon starts at 14:50 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Gospel: John 3:14-21 14And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. 16 ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. 17 ‘Indeed, God did not send the Son…

God’s Resolution for You

Second Sunday After Christmas Sermon starts at 22:40 in the recording All Readings Service Booklet Gospel: Luke 2:41-52 41 Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43When the festival was ended and they started to return, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did not know it. 44Assuming that he was in the group of travellers, they went a day’s…

Seated with Christ in the Heavenly Places

Last Sunday after Pentecost The Feast of Christ the King Sermon starts at 09:00 in the recording All Readings Service Booklet Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46 31 ‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, 33and he will put the sheep at his right…

Getting Stuck

The Fourth Sunday in Lent All Readings Afterthoughts Sometimes the passages each Sunday cannot be fully unpacked, and they require more time to think about. This certainly is the case for this week, And so I wanted to think more about the passage from 1 Samuel 16. While the majority of the focus of this passage is placed on God choosing a very young David to be Israel’s next king (verses 6-13), I want to take a look at Samuel’s reaction to the transition…