Bethel Church, WA
HOW TO GROW A BRAND NEW WE
April 18, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Ephesians 4:7-16

HOW TO GROW A BRAND NEW WE

April 18, 2021 / Ephesians 4:7-16

1. gifts are within the body.

Romans 12:4-8

1 Corinthians 12:4-31

1 Peter 4:10-11

2. Distributed gifts are to the saints for the of ministry.

3. Equipped saints the body:

A. In

B. In

Titus 3:9

C. In

D. In

MY NOTES:

SMALL GROUP QUESTIONS

DISCUSSION

  1. Were you struck by any sermon point, or was the Scripture explained in a new way that might lead you to a particular action?
  2. Ephesians 4:7-8 says Christ gave unmerited favor (grace) to His people in the form of gifts.
    A. What are these gifts?
    B. Are they different from natural abilities? How?
  3. What is the specific function of each position listed in v. 11?
  4. Read vv. 12-14.
    A. The listed leaders have a goal. What is it?
    B. What is your “work of ministry”?
  5. Why are vv. 9-10 included in this section? This comes from
    Psalm 68:14-18.
  6. What’s an example of a “deceitful scheme” mentioned in verse 14 that you’ve encountered?
  7. Take a look at vv. 15-16.
    A. How do we “grow up in Christ”?
    B. What does a mature Christian look like?

APPLICATION

Based on verse 16, evaluate what ways you are building up the body of Christ in love. In what ways are you doing kingdom work?
Are there attitudes or actions that could be doing harm instead of good?

 

 

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