Jeremy Sarber, Reformed Baptist pastor

 

‘Ephesians’ Archive

Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus explores the deep “riches of God’s grace” and the “unsearchable riches of Christ.”

New Sermon Series: Ephesians

I have always profoundly anticipated my future study and teaching of Ephesians. Thankfully, the time has finally come.

The Jewish Roots of the Church at Ephesus

In a Gentile city, God was slowly moving Jews away from the Old Covenant to the New. He was laying the first stones of the Church at Ephesus.

Fighting the Devil With the Word of God

As a result of Paul’s faithfulness to preach the gospel, the believers’ determination, and God’s power at work, God’s Word prevailed mightily.

When the Church Sparked a Riot

If the church is willing to put her lamp on a stand rather than hide it under a basket, we will be effective despite the darkness of this world.

6 Characteristics of Effective Church Leaders

Using himself as an example, Paul shows us that his success in Ephesus was simply the fruit of his personal commitment to God and his Word.

The Responsibilities of Church Pastors

Church elders must commit to serving God and studying his Word. It’s a remarkably simple formula that leads to spiritual prosperity.

The Doctrine of Election

Paul lays out God the Father’s role in our salvation. He describes what God has done in the past to redeem his people. It’s the very beginning of salvation.

Redemption Through the Blood of Christ

The pure, innocent blood of Christ was able to pay for our freedom. We owed a debt that only God could afford, and he paid it with his own blood.

Predestined To An Eternal Inheritance

According to the counsel of his will, God is moving history toward its resolution. Like any good author, he knew the end before he penned the first word.