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To Walk in Wisdom

Scripture Passage: 
Ephesians 5:15-21
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Introduction: Ephesians 5 deals with the believer’s walk of life.

  • He is to walk in love (Ephesians 5:2). This establishes his relationship to God and in true holiness (Ephesians 5:1-7).
  • He is to walk in light (Ephesians 5:8). This establishes his relationship to the truth as one who obeys and proclaims the truth (Ephesians 5:8-14).
  • He is to walk in wisdom (Ephesians 5:15). This establishes his relationship as one who is in the world but not of the world (Ephesians 5:15-21).
  1. WATCHING YOUR STEP (Ephesians 5:15)
    1. The Walk of a Fool (Ecclesiastes 10:3; Proverbs 22:3)
    2.  The Walk of Circumspection (1Peter 5:8)
  2. REDEEMING THE TIME (Ephesians 5:16)
    1. The Days are Evil (Ephesians 6:13)
    2. The Time Must be Redeemed (Psalm 90:12)
  3. PROVING GOD’S WILL (Ephesians 5:17)
    1. Be Not Unwise (Proverbs 15:31)
    2. Understand God’s Will (Colossians 1:9; Romans 12:2)
  4. BEING FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT (Ephesians 5:18)
    1. Avoid Foolish Influences (1Corinthians 6:12)
    2. Be Filled with the Spirit (Romans 8:14; Galatians 5:16)
  5. SINGING TO THE LORD (Ephesians 5:19
    1. Speaking to Yourself (Colossians 3:16)
      1. Teaching
      2. Admonishing
    2. Making Melody to the Lord (Psalm 13:6)
  6. GIVING THANKS (Ephesians 5:20)
    1. For All Things (1Thessalonians 5:18)
    2. In the Name of the Lord Jesus (Colossians 3:17
  7. SUBMITTING YOURSELVES (Ephesians 5:21)
    1. To One Another (Philippians 2:3
    2. In the Fear of God (compare 1John 1:3)
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.