Beginners Bible Study – Ephesians 5: 10-20 – The small things matter

ten_commandments10Carefully determine what pleases the Lord.

Such a short but powerful verse.  We are commanded to spend time carefully considering what pleases Jesus.  This done through prayer and study of the Bible – and then applying that to our life!

11Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them. 12It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do …

Beginner’s Bible Study – Ephesians 5:1-8 Small Things Matter

Mustard-Seeds1Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 2Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved usa and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.

3Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. Such sins have no place among God’s people. 4Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse …

Beginner's Bible Study – Ephesians 4:17-32 – He makes it all pretty clear.

QuestionMark17With the Lord’s authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused. 18Their minds are full of darkness; they wander far from the life God gives because they have closed their minds and hardened their hearts against him. 19They have no sense of shame. They live for lustful pleasure and eagerly practice every kind of impurity.

Remember that when the

Beginner's Bible Study – Ephesians 4:1-6 God's Calling You

Cell Phone1Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. 2Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. 3Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace. 4For there is one body and …

Beginner's Bible Study – Ephesians 3:10-13 In the presence of God.

The Sermon on the Mount Carl Bloch, 189010God’s purpose in all this was to use the church to display his wisdom in its rich variety to all the unseen rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. 11This was his eternal plan, which he carried out through Christ Jesus our Lord.

12Because of Christ and our faith in him,d we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence. 13So please don’t lose …

Beginner's Bible Study – Ephesians 2:11-13

Crying11Don’t forget that you Gentiles used to be outsiders. You were called “uncircumcised heathens” by the Jews, who were proud of their circumcision, even though it affected only their bodies and not their hearts. 12In those days you were living apart from Christ. You were excluded from citizenship among the people of Israel, and you did not know the covenant promises God had made to them. You lived …