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The Book of Ephesians

Date: July 22, 2018

Speaker: David Steele

Series: The Book of Ephesians

Scripture: Ephesians 5:15–5:20

NAVIGATING THE STORMY SEAS:
Charting the Course for Faithful Christian Living

Ephesians 5:15-20

 

I. BE __________________ HOW YOU WALK (vv. 15-16)
A. A MOTIVATION FOR OBEYING THE IMPERATIVE
In Paul’s day -
In our day -

B. UNPACKING THE IMPERATIVE
1. Blépō - _________________________________
2. We are to walk as wise people, making the best
use of __________.
3. The NT instructs us how to ___________ (Eph.
4:1, 17; 5:2, 8; Col. 1:10; 2:6).

II. BE __________________ WITH GOD’S WILL (v. 17).
A. UNDERSTAND GOD’S WILL

III. BE ______________ BY THE HOLY SPIRIT (vv. 18-20).
A. REVIEWING THE SPIRIT’S MINISTRY
1. The ______________ of Spirit (1 Cor. 12:13).
2. The ________________ of the Spirit (Rom. 8:9).
3. The ______________ of the Spirit (Eph. 1:14-15).
4. The _______________ of the Spirit (Eph. 5:18).

B. ROLE MODELS
1. __________________ (Acts 11:23-24).
2. _________________ (Acts 13:52).
3. __________________ (Acts 4:8).

C. RESPONDING TO GOD’S CALL
1. _____________ all known sin (1 John 1:9).
2. _____________ your mind to truth (John 17:17).
3. _____________ to God (Rom. 12:1-2).
4. _______ the Holy Spirit to fill you (Rom. 6:11-14).
5. __________ by the Spirit (Gal. 5:16).

D. RESULTS
1. God-centered ________________.
2. God-centered ________________.