Text: Ephesians 4:17-24

 

Discussion Questions:

1. What is the model for the "new self?" (verse 24)

2. Twice in this passage Paul highlights the importance of our minds. What is the relationship between our mind and our actions, and how can we devote even our minds to service for God?

3. What does God expect us to put away and to put on? How can we help each other in this? (verses 19-24)

 

Songs:

Nothing But The Blood

All I Have Is Christ

In Christ Alone

Holy, Holy, Holy

Hallelujah, What a Savior!

 

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Text: Ephesians 4:7-16

 

Discussion Questions:

1. Despite the unity of God's people, what does Paul say is unique about each of us? (verse 7-8)

2. Read 1 Corinthians 12:4 - how does this verse help us understand what Paul is saying in 4:4-7?

3. What is the role of leaders in the church? What is the role of all members of the church? (verses 11-14)

 

Songs:

All Hail The Power Of Jesus' Name

How Firm A Foundation

Jesus Messiah

Christ The Sure And Steady Anchor

Grace Greater Than Our Sin

 

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Text: Ephesians 4:1-6

 

Discussion Questions:

1. This passage marks a shift from Paul telling us who we are in Christ to how we are to live in Christ. Why does Paul begin with who we are in Christ? (chapters 1-3)

2. How can we grow in interacting with our brothers and sisters in humilty, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another in love ... ? (verses 2)

3. How does the unity of God influence the unity of God's people? (verses 3-6)

 

Songs:

Campus Outreach will lead us in singing this week! This is our last week with the students from Campus Outreach Charleston.

 

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Text: Ephesians 3:14-21

 

Discussion Questions:

1. Why does Paul pray for spiritual strength for the Ephesians? (verses 16-19)

2. How does Christ dwell in the hearts of his people? (verses 16-17)

3. Given what we've just heard in previous passages on the unity and diversity of God's people, what is the significance of Paul's statement in verse 15 - "every family in heaven and on earth," and in verse 18 - "with all the saints"?

4. How can you turn this passage into a prayer for others in your church family this week?

 

Songs:

 

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Text: Ephesians 3:1-13

 

Discussion Questions:

1. What is the "mystery" Paul is referring to? (v. 6)

2. How should this (verse 6) impact the division and hostility referenced in our previous passage, ch. 2:11-22?

3. How does our "oneness" in Christ impact our relationships in the church?

4. What is God's plan for making his wisdom known? (9-11)

 

Songs:

 

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Text: Ephesians 2:11-22

 

Discussion Questions:

1. How were the Gentiles brought near to God? (v. 13)

2. What is the effect of the gospel on racial division? (verses 14-16)

3. What can we learn about the church's unity, foundation, and identity from this passage? (verses 11-22)

 

Songs:

 

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Text: Ephesians 2:4-10

 

Discussion Questions:

1. What does salvation teach us about God's character? (verses 4-7)

2. What is the end goal of our salvation? (v. 7)

3. What does salvation produce in us? (verses 9-10)

 

Songs:

We are excited to have the New Life Youth Group leading our singing on Sunday! Here are the songs we will sing:

 

  • Shout Hosanna
  • Cornerstone
  • Come Thou Fount
  • Behold Our God
  • Be Thou My Vision

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Text: Ephesians 2:4-10

 

Discussion Questions:

1. What does salvation teach us about God's character? (verses 4-7)

2. What is the end goal of our salvation? (v. 7)

3. What does salvation produce in us? (verses 9-10)

 

Songs:

We are excited to have the New Life Youth Group leading our singing on Sunday! Here are the songs we will sing:

 

  • Shout Hosanna
  • Cornerstone
  • Come Thou Fount
  • Behold Our God
  • Be Thou My Vision

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Text: Ephesians 2:1-3

 

Discussion Questions:

1. How does Paul describe our spiritual state apart from Christ? (verses 1-3)

2. Who does Paul characterize as "children of wrath?" (verse 3)

3. What does this teach us of our need for God's grace?

 

Songs:

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Text: Ephesians 1:15-23

 

Discussion Questions:

1. What is the reason Paul gives in verse 15 for why he prays for the Ephesians?

2. What is his prayer for them? (verses 17-23)

3. What does this passage teach us about the church? (verses 22-23)

 

Songs:

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