Unity Deep and Deliberate – Ephesians 4:1-16

ephesus-grand-theatre - from Ephesus BreezeUnity Deep and Deliberate
Ephesians 4:1-16

A church’s unity grows out of the unity of the Father,  the Son and the Spirit.  Let’s not allow what God has united to separate.

 

Ephesians 4.01-16.pdf        Ephesians 4.01-16.mp3

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God’s New Humanity – Ephesians 2:11-22

ephesus-grand-theatre - from Ephesus BreezeGod’s New Humanity
Ephesians 2:11-22

At the time of Paul’s writing, God’s people had been separated from other nations for 2000 years.  That was now changing.

 

Ephesians 2.11-22.pdf        Ephesians 2:11-22.mp3

Central Streaming: Working on Unity

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

Not everything in our faith needs to be a big deal.  Things that are not a big deal can become a big deal if they need to disunity in the church.

Rom 14.1-15.13.pdf

Rom 14.1-15.13.mp3

Central Streaming: Our Need for Grace

Paul’s Letter to the RomansMartin Luther King 1929-1968

[S]o many … dedicated people, having no one but themselves to save themselves, end up disillusioned … They are disillusioned because they started out with a great illusion. For them there is no sinner or no sin …      

– Martin Luther King, Jr (1929-1968)

Rom 1.18-3.20.pdf

Rom 1.18-3.20.mp3

Central Streaming: Counsel for Every Christian

The Letters of Paulapostle-paul

The Church in Philippi was a strong and active church and had a good relationship with Paul. He still takes time to remind them of some basics of living life as the people of God.

                     Phil 4.1-9.pdf          Phil 4.1-9.mp3

Central Streaming: Jesus in Prayer

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  • It is the night before Jesus is crucified.  Christ is fulfilling the role of a high priest by interceding for his followers – both in prayer and by then going to the cross.  He prays for both the disciples that were with him and future disciples like us.

John 17.pdf

John 17.mp3

 

 

 

Palmer St. Podcast: The Right Kind of Wisdom

Heavenly wisdom is that uncommon quality that makes smart people good and good people easier to get along with.  See also below:  The Inner Ring, by C.S. Lewis, an essay that connects well with this passage.

James 3.13-18.mp3

James 3.13-18.pdf

James 3.13-18.pptx

The Inner Ring by C. S. Lewis.pdf