Ephesians 5:22-33 is often read as about authority and about power and about those who hold it over those who don’t. In this message I suggest a more helpful way is to think in terms of sacrifice and of following the example we have through Christ, of sacrificing for our beloved.
I had the privilege this morning of preaching on 1 Peter 4:15-19. The following is a one-sentence summary of my sermon: Christians respond to persecution by not being ashamed of Christ or the name “Christian,” and entrusting their souls to God.
God has chosen through the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe. People who really believe the good news about Jesus paying the price for our salvation are always ready to hear good preaching and teaching. 14 more words