The Main Thing (Ephesians 5:1–6:24)

For a local church to remain healthy, it must stick to keeping the main thing—making disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ through the proclamation and power of the gospel—the main thing. This is captured in the final clauses of our church covenant and is exemplified Read More …

Peace and War (Ephesians 4:1–3)

The world is a dangerous place. It can be physically dangerous; it most certainly is spiritually dangerous. Ungodliness and worldly desires constantly assault the individual Christian, and therefore they assault the corporate church. We need to be on guard. Our church covenant takes serious cognisance Read More …

Work, Pray, Love (Ephesians 2:11–22)

As we return to Ephesians 2, we consider further what is required for us to remain faithful as a work of God in progress. Verses 11–22 speak directly to the opening affirmations of our church covenant. As we will see from our covenantal commitment, we Read More …