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The Sacred Mandate Back to all sermons

The Book of Ephesians

Date: July 8, 2018

Speaker: David Steele

Series: The Book of Ephesians

Scripture: Ephesians 5:1–5:2

THE SACRED MANDATE

Ephesians 5:1-2

I. OUR CONDUCT IS ____________ ON GOD (Eph. 5:1).
A. “BE ___________________ OF GOD.”
1. Be - _________________________________.

2. The condition that we assume: Be imitators of
God.

3. Who is this God we are commanded to imitate?
 Exodus 15:11
 Isaiah 43:14; 44:6, 8; 45:5; Deut. 4:35

4. Why are we commanded to imitate God?
 We imitate those whom we ___________.
 We imitate those whom we ___________.
 We imitate those whom we strive to ________.

B. APPLICATION
1. God promises to ____________ his people (Rom.
8:29-30).
2. God promises to _____________ his people (2
Cor. 3:18).
3. God promises to _______________ what he
started in his people (Phil. 1:6).

II. OUR CONDUCT IS ____________ IN LOVE (Eph. 5:21).
A. “WALK IN LOVE”
1. The Command

2. The Criteria

B. APPLICATION
1. Walk in a way that ____________ Christ.
2. Walk in a ____________ manner.
3. Walk in the ____________.
4. Walk in _____________ toward outsiders.
5. Walk in a way that ______________ God.
6. Walk in ___________.