SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2022

 

Undying Love

a study of the letter to the Ephesians / 4:25-28

 

New and                                                                                                              .

How does “true righteousness and holiness” (4:24) really change us?

* Righteousness is conformity to the character and the commands of God.

* Holiness is that conformity evidenced by                                                         .

Being made new (4:23) and putting on the new self (4:24) will …

 

  1. Transform our __________________________________.

 

         a. We speak with                                                                                       .

                        Therefore each of you must put off falsehood

                        and speak truthfully to your neighbor, (25a)

 

         b. Because we’re                                                                                       .

                        for we are all members of one body. (25b)

 

  1. Transform our ______________________________.
       
a. We are careful when we’re                                                                    .

                        “In your anger do not sin“:

                        Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, (26)

 

         b. We are conscious of our                                                                        .

                        and do not give the devil a foothold. (27)

 

  1. Transform our __________________________________.

 

          a. We value                                                                                                .

                        Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer,

                        but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, (28a-c)

 

         b. So that we can convey                                                                           .

                        that they may have something to share with those in need. (28d)

 

“… be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is –

His good, pleasing and perfect                                          .”