Walking In Love

February 2, 2020 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Ephesians: Walking in Him

Passage: Ephesians 4:31–5:2

The Practice of Walking in Love

  • 31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.  
    • Matthew 5:21-22 
  • 32a Be kind to one another, tenderhearted,
    • I Peter 3:8
    • Colossians 3:12 
  • 32b forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.  
    • Colossians 3:13
    • Matthew 5:23-24 

Imitators of God Walk in Love

  • 1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
    • I Peter 1:15
  • 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
    • Colossians 3:14
    • John 13:34-35

So What?  

  • Walking in love with one another is essential for unity within the church, our personal sanctification, and gospel proclamation in the world.  
    • I John 3:23
    • I Corinthians 13:1-3, 13

Further Discussion  

  • What is the relationship between love and forgiveness?  
  • Why does failing to love one another affect our witness to the world?  
  • Where do we struggle the most in loving one another, and how can we improve in this area of our lives?

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