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Rooted

You may remember, if you were with us last time, that Paul at the end of chapter 1 has begun to defend his ministry. There were false teachers at Colossae undermining his message, but also assaulting and undermining his ministry. He’s defending himself; he’s continuing to defend his ministry in these first five verses of chapter 2 as well, only now he really seems to bear his heart...

 I heard a definition this week of “stress.” The definition of “stress” that I heard was that “it is the gap between our expectation and our reality.” Stress is the gap between expectation and reality. We all know the stress that comes with unmet expectations, that come with disappointments and letdowns and satisfactions that do not last long or they do not live up to what we hoped...

Rewire

Paul has been dealing with the problems that a misunderstanding of Christian freedom can bring in the life of a church. In verses 1 to 13, as we looked at last time, Paul focused on the problem of presumption. The Corinthians were in danger of being presumptuous, thinking themselves free to live however they pleased. Then this week, 14 to 22, the problem of compromise – seeking to...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

March 26, 2006

Ephesians 4:4-6

“One Body, Spirit, Hope, Lord, Faith, Baptism, God and Father (3)”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians 4 as we continue to work our way through this great book...and we see God's kindness to us in knowing what we need before we know what we need.

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God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

March 19, 2006

Ephesians 4:4-6

“One Body, Spirit, Hope, Lord, Faith, Baptism, God and Father” (Pt. 2)

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan II

...For several months now, and starting in Ephesians 4 just a few weeks ago, we emphasized on a number of occasions that whereas in Ephesians 1-3 the Apostle Paul has described what God has done in bringing believing Jew and Gentile into...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

March 12, 2006

Ephesians 4:4-6

“One Body, Spirit, Hope, Lord, Faith, Baptism, God and Father”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter four. I'm going to read verses 4-6 today, but we're only going to get through verse 4.

Let me remind you again that in this book the Apostle...

1 Timothy

The Lord's Day Morning

August 22, 2004
I Timothy 3:14-16
“The Mystery of Godliness”
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to I Timothy, chapter three. We’re working our way through this book. In fact, we're working our way through the Pastoral Epistles, these three letters from Paul, a veteran pastor, church planter, evangelist and missionary, to a...

Romans

Romans 14:1-2 A Warning Against Judging Brothers (1)

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Romans chapter 14. If you came in and did not pick up an outline and you want you, you still have an opportunity to pick one up and some of the entrances. If you don't have one, you may want to let someone who...

Romans

Romans 12:3-8 A Call to Humility and Service

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Romans chapter 12, as we continue to work through this great passage together. Last week we looked at Romans 12 verses 1 and 2. In this passage Paul makes a grand declaration about Christian living and we've said this whole second section of the...

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