Sermons on dating relationships
If you are going to develop healthy relationships, you first must cut off the unhealthy ones you have developed. Here are three major indicators: Constant Strife and Division. Amos 3:3 asks us, “Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?
Strife and confusion sap your energy and drain your creativity. • One of the most dangerous relationships is the one that holds you to your past.” A healthy relationship is one in which there is oneness of goals, purpose, values, and beliefs.God’s Word also says, “Where envy and self-seeking exist, confusion and every evil thing are there” (James ).• The Greek word for means “unstable.” The Bible tells us that a double-minded man is “unstable in all his ways” (James 1:8).See discussion of key words, a vital component of inductive Bible study.Very interesting Analysis of Ephesians 1:3-14 "In Him", etc - Irving Jensen Irving Jensen's Chart of Ephesians 1-3 and then Ephesians 4-6 - Goto page 63Ephesians Study Questions 1Ephesians Study Questions 2Ephesians Study Questions 3 EPHESIANS Verse by Verse Commentary Bruce Hurt, MD Ephesians 1 James Rosscup writes that Alford's series on the New Testament "contains much that is valuable in the Greek New Testament...though all of the Greek New Testament words have been changed to English throughout." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works) Charles Haddon Spurgeon (see his comments in following entry on Alford). Defends Pauline authorship (6), stresses importance of the term "blood" rather than merely "death" (74), defends reality of the devil and evil spirits (89), stresses the unity of the mystical body of Christ (112), maintains the doctrine of the Trinity (114), seems to favor Hades as meaning "the lower parts of the earth" (116), stresses the Lord as the pattern for the use of the sword of the Spirit.Ephesians Resources Commentaries, Sermons, Illustrations, Devotionals See Disclaimer EPHESIANS - CHRIST AND THE CHURCH Click chart to enlarge Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission Another Overview Chart - Ephesians - Charles Swindoll Another Overview Chart The Epistle to the Ephesians..one of the divinest compositions of man.
It embraces every doctrine of Christianity;--first, those doctrines peculiar to Christianity, and then those precepts common to it with natural religion. Coleridge The Epistle to the Ephesians embraces, in its brevity, the whole field of the Christian religion.
I thought the future was supposed to be better.” After listening to this skeptical soliloquy, Hobbes replies, “The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.” Do you ever feel that way?
While it’s difficult to put the past behind us, it’s even more challenging to be proactive in the present so that we’re transformed tomorrow.
MATTHEW 5:1-2 Developing a Disciple’s Attitude Matthew 5:1-2 1/4/04 In a classic comic, Calvin and Hobbes are talking about the New Year when Calvin says, “I’m getting disillusioned with these new years. There’s still pollution and war and stupidity and greed…I thought things were supposed to improve.
Here another year has gone by and everything’s still the same.
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