Ephesians 4: Out with the Old, In with the New

Shane Gooch : Ephesians 4:17-24

(22 April 2018)

Sermon Notes: Out with the Old, In with the New (Ephesians 4:17-24)

“The Ephesians Christians were marginalised in a pluralistic culture of many things but not of the Christian gospel or the church which proclaimed it” – Sinclair Ferguson

Ephesians 2:8-10

  1. What we were; v17-19

“We live in an age which prides itself on intellectual attainments, just as the Greeks did, but it lacks true spiritual understanding” – James Montgomery Boice

“The punishment of sin is sin” – Augustine

John D. Rockefeller was once asked ‘How much money is enough?’ His reply ‘Just a little bit more’

Such were some of you, BUT

2. What we ought to be; v20-24

Chris is both a teacher and a lesson

“A person can do very little with one scissor blade” – William Hendriksen

“Salvation is not a matter of improvement or perfection of what previously existed. It is a total transformation” – John MacArthur

“Any knowledge of Christ, which is not accompanied by mortification of the flesh, is not true and sincere” – John Calvin

Exodus 2:1-17