8 Sermons: Faith And Everyday Life: Ephesians 4:17-5:20

Escape from Futility

Ephesians 4:17-21

by John Piper

Escape from futility! Live a different way. Walk a different path.

Put on the New Person

Ephesians 4:22-24

by John Piper

When Paul says, put off the old person and put on the new person, he is not talking about an optional elective. This is the core curriculum in the school of Christ.

Speak Truth with Your Neighbor

Ephesians 4:25

by John Piper

If we walk with Jesus, we will be straightforward, open, and honest in all our dealings and in every relationship.

Don't Steal, Work and Give!

Ephesians 4:28

by John Piper

You can live to HAVE, either legally or illegally. Or you can become a Christian and live to give.

Make Your Mouth a Means of Grace

Ephesians 4:29-30

by John Piper

Four kinds of rotten language, and a whole new way to think about words.

Be Kind to One Another

Ephesians 4:31 - 5:2

by John Piper

Christian kindness is not merely an external change of manners; it is an internal change of heart.

The Enthronement of Desire

Ephesians 5:3-6

by John Piper

Success in morality without the gospel is suicide.

Urgency and Gratitude

Ephesians 5:15-20

by John Piper

How are we supposed to understand and live out the paradoxes of Scripture?