Presentation on theme: "THE RICHNESS OF OUR FAITH “Speaking, Singing, Submitting” Ephesians 5:19-21."— Presentation transcript:
THE RICHNESS OF OUR FAITH “Speaking, Singing, Submitting” Ephesians 5:19-21
19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, 20 giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, 21 submitting to one another in the fear of God.
Being Filled with the Holy Spirit speak We speak differently to one another. sing We sing differently to the Lord. give thanks We give thanks more frequently. submit We submit toward one another more willingly
One filled with the Spirit: I. SPEAKING TO ONE ANOTHER: [Communication with each other] Psalms: OT songs sung with stringed instruments to each other. Hymns: praises composed by Christians Spiritual Song: (totally different; spirit filled music) I Chron 25:1-6 I Cor 14:15
One filled with the Spirit: II.SINGING TO THE LORD: [Communication to the Lord] A. Depth of your being …in your heart to the Lord Heart - represents the depth of the inner life: B. To the Lord – represents the destination: Singing: Making Melody:
One filled with the Spirit: III. GIVING THANKS ALWAYS: I Thes 5:18 Always Always (attitude) For All Things For All Things (for all things at all times) To God the Father To God the Father (Give glory to God) In the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ In the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ (in the behalf of)
One filled with the Spirit: SUBMITTING IV. SUBMITTING TO ONE ANOTHER: (willing to yield; James 3:17) In The Fear of God: (while fearing God) Rom 12:10 “in honor giving preference to each other” Phil 2:1-4 “let nothing be done in selfish ambition”