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1 Marks of a True Christian

2 Real or Fake? “Champ Internatinal”“Champ Internatinal” MoneyMoney Genuine RolexGenuine Rolex The Real DealThe Real Deal

3 Sitting in McDonald’s Won’t Make you a hamburger...

4 Sitting in CHURCH won’t make you a Christian! You must take some action!!!You must take some action!!!

5 Two Approaches DoctrinalDoctrinal –First Principles –Church Practice PracticalPractical Genus SpecieGenus Specie

6 Overview of Ephesians Chapters 1-3 Doctrinal BaseChapters 1-3 Doctrinal Base Chapters 4-6 Practical ApplicationChapters 4-6 Practical Application Parallel PassagesParallel Passages –Colossians 3 –Romans 12 –1 Corinthians

7 Ephesians Lesson Series 4:1-7 Walk Worthy4:1-7 Walk Worthy 4:8-16 Building Up the Body4:8-16 Building Up the Body 4:17-5:20 Light Versus Darkness4:17-5:20 Light Versus Darkness 5:21-6:9 Relationships5:21-6:9 Relationships 6:10-18 The Christian Soldier6:10-18 The Christian Soldier

8 4 4“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.” Eph 4:1Eph 4:1

9 “live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”“live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”

10 Live Worthy of Your Calling Uncle Sam Wants YouUncle Sam Wants You God : I love you and call you.God : I love you and call you. Developed in chapters 1-3Developed in chapters 1-3 The calling comes firstThe calling comes first Col 3:12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved,Col 3:12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved,

11 Live Worthy of Your Calling Philippians 1:27, “worthy of the gospel of Christ”;Philippians 1:27, “worthy of the gospel of Christ”; Colossians 1:10, “to lead a life worthy of the Lord”;Colossians 1:10, “to lead a life worthy of the Lord”; 1 Thess 2:12, “to lead a life worthy of the God who calls”1 Thess 2:12, “to lead a life worthy of the God who calls” Not mere moral advice—but based on the gospel.Not mere moral advice—but based on the gospel.

12 A Calling or Reputation Family reputationFamily reputation Alumni of a school.Alumni of a school. Member of a team.Member of a team.

13 Ephesians 4:2 “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

14 Humble Lowliness of mind—in contrast to high-mindedness.Lowliness of mind—in contrast to high-mindedness. Weakness?Weakness? Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 23:12 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”Matthew 23:12 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

15 Gentle Fruit of the SpiritFruit of the Spirit 2 Timothy 2:24 “And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. 25 Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth”2 Timothy 2:24 “And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. 25 Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth”

16 Patient “Long temper” as compared to “short temper”“Long temper” as compared to “short temper” Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 23:12 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”Matthew 23:12 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

17 4:3 “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Eph 4:3Eph 4:3

18 Unity of the Spirit Vern’s License: “Peacbl”Vern’s License: “Peacbl” The “glue” or “bond”The “glue” or “bond” How hard do you try to get along with others?How hard do you try to get along with others?

19 4 There is one body and one Spirit— just as you were called to one hope when you were called— Eph 4:4Eph 4:4

20 5 “ one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” Eph 4:5Eph 4:5

21 Conclusion Don’t just talk the talk walk the walk!Don’t just talk the talk walk the walk!


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