Growing in Parenting

Ephesians 6:1-4 Growing in Parenting Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Eph. 6:1-3 (Holman) Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with...

Growing Up

Ephesians 4:12-16 Growing Up Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Eph. 4:12 (Holman) . . .for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ, This is the task assigned to the four officers (4:11). “Training” referred to a...

Growing in Strength

Ephesians 6:10-17 Growing in Strength Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Eph. 6:10a (Holman) Finally. . . Our text begins the third major division of Ephesians, as Watchman Nee outlined: sit (1-3), walk (4:1-6:9), stand (6:10-24). The order is significant. We first...

Growing in the Mission

Ephesians 6:18-24 Growing in the Mission Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Eph. 6:19a (Holman) Pray also for me,. . . For a brief moment, Paul now called attention to himself and his own needs. From a dark, dank, dungeon-cell in Rome, he called to his comrades in...

Growing in Boldness

Ephesians 3:8-13 Growing in Boldness Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Eph. 3:8-9 (Holman) This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah, and to shed light for all about the administration of...