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New Societal Standards

Ephesians: God’s New Society

New Societal Standards

Ephesians 4:1-16

Now that we are in the family of God as adopted children we have new family rules.

  1. Depends on the charity or our character & conduct (4:2)
  2. Arises from the unity of our God (4:3-6)
  3. Enriched by the diversity of our gifts (4:7-12)
  4. Results in the maturity of our growth (4:13-16)

A New Way to Be Human

Parables: Truths About God’s Kingdom

A New Way to Be Human

Luke 16:19-31

Have you even wanted to do the right thing, but hesitated, and never got the chance again? What will we do with the time we are given? What we do in this life will echo in eternity. God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

  1. The humanity of the Rich Man
  2. The humanity of Lazarus

The Pharisee & The Tax Collector

Do we see our situations in life as the result of our own doing? When we pray, do we look to God or do we focus on ourselves? This week we encounter two characters, who teach us about being justified and right with God.

Luke 18:9-14

Luke 19:1-10

Romans 1:16-17