Tag Archives: Ephesians 4

guidelines for growing together

Ephesians 4:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 4:25 For this reason, putting away lying, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another. Ephesians 4:26 Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down … Continue reading

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the unsurrendered life

Ephesians 4:20-24 (JDV) Ephesians 4:20 But you did not learn Christ in this way,1 Ephesians 4:21 assuming you heard about him and were taught by him, like the truth is in Jesus, Ephesians 4:22 to take off your former way … Continue reading

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learning how to unsurrender

Ephesians 4:17-19 (JDV) Ephesians 4:17 Then I say this and testify in the Lord: You should no longer live like the Gentiles live, in the futility of their thoughts. Ephesians 4:18 They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the … Continue reading

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maturity builders

Ephesians 4:14-16 (JDV) Ephesians 4:14 Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit. Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the … Continue reading

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the ministry cycle

Ephesians 4:11-13 (JDV) Ephesians 4:11 And he himself gave some missionaries, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, Ephesians 4:12 so the devotees could be equipped for achieving ministry, to build up the body of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 until … Continue reading

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he also descended

Ephesians 4:7-10 (JDV) Ephesians 4:7 Now favor was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Ephesians 4:8 For this reason it says: When he ascended on high, he took the captives captive; he gave … Continue reading

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our invitation and our hope

Ephesians 4:4-6 (JDV) Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Breath – like you were invited to one hope at your invitation – Ephesians 4:5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, Ephesians 4:6 one God and Father of all, … Continue reading

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bearing with one another

Ephesians 4:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 4:1 Then1 I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the invitation to which you were invited,2 Ephesians 4:2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in care, … Continue reading

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imitating grace

  Ephesians 4:17-32.  We are no longer the old selves. The old selves were alienated from God, corrupt on the inside and callous, carnal, and covetous on the outside. We must put off those old selves and put on the … Continue reading

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grace given to each one of us

Ephesians 4:1-16.  Jesus made all believers one. We have the unity of the Spirit, and are called to one destiny. Walking in a manner worthy of that calling requires: Keeping the peace by bearing with one another: accepting our differences … Continue reading

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