In our new series, Mysteries Revealed: Discovering the Mysteries of Ephesians, we will together discover the mysteries of God. He has an amazing plan that has been revealed through our Lord
and Savior, Jesus Christ. We who were once dead are made alive in Him. We were once darkness but are now children of light, adopted into God’s family. Let’s discover the purpose He has for the Church and the power to be more like Jesus.
Week 1 (July 1) Mysteries Revealed: God’s Amazing Plan (Ephesians 1:1-14)
God has an amazing plan for your life. Did you know that He loves you, that He wants to adopt you, and that He desires to bless you with incredible blessings?
Week 2 (July 8) Mysteries Revealed: Everything in Christ (Ephesians 1:15-22)
Have you ever received an inheritance? Wish you had? Well, those who follow Christ have received an inheritance that pales in comparison to any of the stuff of earth. It includes God’s
provision for today and reassuring hope for tomorrow.
Week 3 (July 15) Mysteries Revealed: Alive with a Purpose (Ephesians 2:1-10)
At one time, each of us was dead in our shortcomings and our sins. Yet God offered to make us alive in Jesus. Saved by grace through faith, the new life Jesus gives is a life filled with incredible
purpose. How does God want to use you?
Week 4 (July 22) Mysteries Revealed: A Place to Belong (Ephesians 2:11-3:13)
Everyone wants to feel that they belong. God has provided a place where we may experience a deep and satisfying joy of belonging: the Church, the Body of Christ. In Christ, walls are broken
down as followers from every walk and nation are joined together by the power of the Gospel.
Week 5 (July 29) Mysteries Revealed: God’s Power in Us (Ephesians 3:14-21)
God did not wire us to be able to follow Christ in our own strength. We are dependent upon the immeasurable power of God working in and through us to truly experience the fullness of His
love and be equipped to share it with others.
Week 6 (August 5) Mysteries Revealed: We are Family (Ephesians 4:1-16)
There is amazing power in church unity. Yet true unity can only happen as we first submit ourselves to Christ, who is the head of the Church. We can then complete the mission God has
Week 7 (August 12) Mysteries Revealed: The Secret to Becoming More Like Jesus (Ephesians 4:17-5:2)
Becoming more like Jesus should be the heart’s cry of every believer. Yet, to do so requires us to daily put on the “new self” which is created in the likeness of Christ.
Week 8 (August 19) Mysteries Revealed: Walking in the Light (Ephesians 5:3-21)
Ever try to walk through your house at night without turning on the light? It can end up being a very painful experience. Light allows us to navigate our way. In Christ we have escaped the
darkness and are now called to live as children of light seeking to find and fulfill what is God’s will for our lives.
Week 9 (August 26) Mysteries Revealed: A Blessed Marriage (Ephesians 5:22-33)
How can a husband and wife truly have a blessed union? They must understand that God’s purpose for marriage goes beyond companionship, child rearing and sexual fulfillment. It is
reflecting the life changing power of Christ through the union of marriage which can happen only when we discover the untapped power of putting Christ first in our marriage.
Week 10 (September 2) Mysteries Revealed: How to Raise Transformed Kids (Ephesians 6:1-4)
Do you feel that parenting has gotten a little sideways lately? Too many parents are abdicating their God-given responsibility to raise their kids and the results are undeniable. It’s time to
embrace God’s secret for raising transformed kids.
Week 11 (September 9) Mysteries Revealed: We Must All Give an Account (Ephesians 6:5-9)
We will one day give an account for our lives before God. If today was that day, what convincing evidence would you have to offer God that you lived in honor and service to Him?
Week 12 (September 16) Mysteries Revealed: Spiritual Warfare (Ephesians 6:10-20)
We are in the middle of a diabolical conflict, a spiritual war. It’s a struggle we cannot win in our own strength, yet the Almighty God has made full provision for the soldiers in His army. This
morning we will see that the secret of triumphant living is putting on the armor of God.