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For the equipping of the saints, for the work of the ministry

for the edifying of the Body of Christ ... Ephesians 4:12

This Week's

Audio Message

Daily Manna - This I say therefore ...


In Ephesians 4:11-13 Paul tells why Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers are given to the Church. The purpose of their ministry is to bring the Church into spiritual maturity, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ. Then in verses 15 and 16 he lays a similar responsibility upon the members of the Church. Every member must be a supplier of love unto the edifying of itself in love. For this reason he then says, This I say, therefore….


Ephesians 4:17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind.


The Church Paul is speaking to is a Gentile Church. They are not, however, to walk as other Gentiles in the vanity of their minds. Normal human living is a Gentile walk. Their behavior is a product of the vanity of their mind.   ...more




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