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The Book of Ephesians

Date: April 22, 2018

Speaker: David Steele

Series: The Book of Ephesians

Scripture: Ephesians 4:7–4:11

BUILDING A MATURING CHURCH

Ephesians 4:7-11

 

I. THE GIFT OF _______________ (Eph. 4:7-10).
A. UNPACKING THE GIFT OF GRACE
1. Grace is ______________________.
a. Cháris –

2. Grace only makes sense in the context of ______.

3. Grace is given by the ascended _____________.

4. Grace is _______________ for ministry.

B. APPLICATION
1. Stand in _________ at our Savior who delights in
lavishing you with his grace.

2. Make it your aim to __________ to extravagant
giving of Jesus.

II. THE GIFT OF SPIRITUAL __________________ (vv.
11-12).
A. A RANGE OF GIFTS TO THE CHURCH
1. _____________________
2. _____________________
Three Responsibilities
a. To lay the _____________________ of the
church (Eph. 2:20).
b. To receive and _____________ revelation of
God’s Word (Eph. 3:5).
c. To give __________________ of that Word (2
Cor. 12:12).
3. _____________________

4. _____________________ and teachers.
 Shepherd (1 Pet. 5:2; Acts 20:28).
 Overseer (Acts 20:28; 1 Tim. 3:1; Titus 1:7).
 Elder (1 Pet. 5:1; Titus 1:5; Acts 14:23).

Truth Point - God blesses the church with grace and
spiritual leadership so that she might be ___________.