Sermons by Wes Gunn (Page 2)
We want out soldiers to be outfitted with the very best technology. God too has given every believer what you need to stand firm against the enemy’s attacks. You just have to make sure you put it on.
Where you walk matters. Staying on the path of Jesus and following his example is critical. Paul instructed these believers to walk on love, walk in the light, and walk with wisdom.
Certain moments of our lives cause us to reflect on how we arrived at this point, especially when we find ourselves distant from God and broken by sin. Paul gives us an idea how that progression happens and what God did to rescue us from ourselves.
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul provides the foundations of what godly leaders do in helping the church toward maturity.
We honor God by honoring people. Worthiness is set in the contact of relationships. Relationships, community, and neighboring are all hard work. What does the way you live your life say about the worth of your calling?
How do we get our minds around how big the love of Jesus is for us? We start by practicing thinking about it and storing it away in our hearts so we can pass it out to others.
The freedom we have in Christ comes with some encouragements to use it for more than just ourselves. How are you using your freedom?
The wall between Jews & Gentiles was significant. How would this new Jesus movement overcome the hostilities towards each other? Paul saw an answer in the cross.
When we feel powerless we feel fear. Our situations can seem bigger than we have answers for. God wants you to know the power you have to live for Him and expand His kingdom. If we understand Him, we will become more like Him.
Not knowing who we are in Christ can lead us to adopt false identities. In this introductory message to the book of Ephesians, Paul lays out for the believers what their real identity in Christ was. That reality is true for us as well.
No one likes waiting, especially when we have no defined time of how long that will be. In the text for this message, Jesus encourages his disciples as he reads them for their season of waiting. They will need every word.
The world seems full of injustices and moments when it seems irreparably broken. It would be easy to lose hope or live in bitterness. But Jesus followers are called to live with a different perspective that doesn’t give up.