Marriage Is a Picture of Jesus’ Union to the Church

So far in this series of posts we have discussed the original and ongoing purpose of marriage. Marriage is a picture of Jesus and His Church. Although it is a mystery that was not known until the New Testament, marriage's purpose has always been to picture Jesus' relationship to the church and the church's relationship … Continue reading Marriage Is a Picture of Jesus’ Union to the Church

There Is One God and Father of All (Ephesians 4:6)

We have seen six things that unite the church of Jesus Christ. There is one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, and one baptism. In this final post on Ephesians 4:4-6 we will see there is one God and Father of all. Let's keep this in context. The "all" here is not … Continue reading There Is One God and Father of All (Ephesians 4:6)

There Is One Baptism (Ephesians 4:5)

All true believers in Jesus Christ are part of the universal church, the one body. All true believers share one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, and one faith. Those in Christ also share one baptism. This is not speaking of water baptism. There are brothers and sisters in the body of Christ who have major … Continue reading There Is One Baptism (Ephesians 4:5)

Walking Like a Saint – Humility, Gentleness, Patience, Unity

The following is an outline from our church family's study on June 30, 2019, with some revisions for clarity. This is a study on Ephesians 4:1-3. If you would like to have more information on the term "saint," you can read my previous article titled "Walking Like a Saint" (found here: https://bibleliving.blog/2019/06/30/walking-like-a-saint/).This is a rather … Continue reading Walking Like a Saint – Humility, Gentleness, Patience, Unity