Move | From A Moment To A Movement: Part 2
November 22, 2020
Ephesians 5:1-2 RSV
1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. …
Observation #1: Christians should smell good.
Ephesians 5:4 RSV
4 Let there be no filthiness, nor silly talk, nor levity, which are not fitting; but instead let there be thanksgiving.
Observation #2: “Thanksgiving is never offered without the release of GRACE.” Tom Sterbens
Ephesians 5:8-20 RSV
For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of light … 14 Therefore it is said, “Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.” 15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, 16 making the most of the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. … 19 addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart, 20 always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father.
Observation #3: Our world needs GRACE now, more than ever before!