Being A God Controlled Person In A God Controlled Church
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Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
November 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM
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Being A God Controlled Person In A God Controlled Church Being A Follower Of God As One His Dear Children.
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Being A God Controlled Person In A God Controlled Church

Being A Follower Of God As One His Dear Children.

Ephesians 5: 1 - 21   

I. GOD MUST FIRST DIRECT OUR LIVES  

Ephesians 5:1                                                                      

A.) We Have The New Capacity To Relate To God    

Ephesians 5:1, “as dear children;”

B.) We Have A New Command To Imitate God

Ephesians 5:1    “Be ye therefore followers of God,..”

II. GOD CAN THEN DEVELOP OUR LIVES

Ephesians 5:2-17

A.)We Will Learn To Walk in Love HOW?

1. By Self-Sacrifice Ephesians 5:2

2. By Self-Control  Ephesians 5:3-7 

B.)We Will Learn To Walk In Light Ephesians 5:8-14  HOW?

1. By Discerning Evil  Ephesians 5:10Romans 12:1-2

2.By Exposing Evil  Ephesians 5:11 , I John 1:6

3.By Rejecting Evil  Ephesians 5:12-14

C.)We Will Learn To  Walk In Wisdom HOW?

1.By Planning The Work Carefully  Ephesians 5:15

2. By Working The Plan Aggressively  Ephesians 5:16

3.By Working His Plan With Priority  Ephesians 5:17

III. GOD WILL FINALLY DOMINATE OUR LIVES    Ephesians 5:18-21      THE RESULT WILL BE:

A.) WE Will Demonstrate A Genuine Spirit Controlled Life   Ephesians 5:18Galatians 5:16

B.)We Will Demonstrate Genuine Joy Ephesians 5:19John 15:11, Habakkuk 3:17-19

C.)We Will Demonstrate Genuine Faith Ephesians 5:20

 

D.)We Will Demonstrate Genuine Humility Ephesians 5:21