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  • Ephesians - Wayne Barber/Part 52

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 In the past few articles, Dr. Barber has examined the gifts God gives to help equip the saints. Now the question becomes: "Why do the saints need to be equippe...Read More...

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    The Characteristics of Saintly Saints - Part 1 - Ephesians 1:1 READ LISTEN Dr. Wayne Barber This month Dr. Barber begins a new study by taking a general look at the book of Ephesians and...Read More...

  • Ephesians - Wayne Barber/Part 53

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 How can you identify a Christians who is maturing, who has gone beyond the "elementary things"? Dr. Barber explores this question. Previous Article Au...Read More...

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber continues looking at the Christian’s armor, listed in Ephesians chapter 6 to see how each piece functions and the characteristics of the Christian who is wearing the armor. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:15-16 Spiritual Warfare – Part 4 Verse 15 says, “and having shod your feet with […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber says, “Let’s just wrap it all up and make sure we have remembered what we have learned in the book of Ephesians.” This article summarized the main points he has raised during this series. (We’ll take a short break, and be back soon with another series by Dr. […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 “And take the helmet of salvation….” Dr. Barber explains how the Christian dons the helmet and how it protects him in battle. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:17 Spiritual Warfare – Part 5 Imagine going into a battle where the enemy is so numerous you can’t even count them. On […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Paul admonishes the Ephesians to “not be drunk with wine…but be filled with the Spirit.” How do we accomplish that? And how will that influence the way we live and relate to others? Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:18 Be Filled With the Spirit – Part 1 Turn to Ephesians […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber calls “But God…” “among the most powerful words in the Bible. He explains from scripture what God did for us…while we were yet sinners! Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:4-8 The Marvelous Grace of our Loving Lord – Part 1 Turn with me to Ephesians 2. We are […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber begins a new study by taking a general look at the book of Ephesians and making some observations about what the book teaches. Audio Version Ephesians 1:1 The Characteristics of Saintly Saints The Lord used Paul to write 13 of the 27 books of the New Testament. If […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Humility, gentleness, patience, forebearance. Each of these words it to define how we “walk worthy.” Dr. Barber explains how each of these characteristics should work themselves out in the Christian’s life. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:1-3 Walk in a Manner Worthy – Part 2 We are talking about walking […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 What is a saint? What signs would you expect to see in the life of someone who is a saint? Dr. Barber explains as he begins a sermon series through the book of Ephesians. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:1 The Characteristics of Saintly Saints – Part 2 We want […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber does a study of the word “ages” to explain first, what an age is, and then how God relates to His people in each age. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:7-10 Made in Heaven by the Grace of God – Part 1 Turn with me to Ephesians 2:7. […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explains that we must put aside sin in our lives, and not tolerate it in other believers, if we are to be imitators of God’s love. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:3-4 Be Imitators of God’s Love – Part 2 Turn to Ephesians 5. What I want you […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Continuing his discussion of our new identity in Christ, Dr. Barber explains what it means to be “the temple of God.” Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:19-22 Contents 1 We Are the Temple of God – Part 1 2 What is the Foundation 3 The Cornerstone of This Temple of […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 The love of God is a continuing theme throughout the Bible. Dr. Barber explains what it implies for us. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:5 The Love of God – Part 1 Would you turn with me to Ephesians 1:5? I want to focus on the subject entitled “The Love […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Christians are called to walk “holy and blameless”. How can we do that? Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:4 Holy and Blameless We’re going to be looking at God’s eternal design for believers. Let’s read all the way down through verse 4 so we can catch the flow of what […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber illustrated God’s grace by explaining the marvelous gift that God gave us “while we were yet sinners”! Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:4-6 The Marvelous Grace of our Loving Lord – Part 2 Would you turn with me to Ephesians Chapter 2 as we continue in our study […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 The Bible tells us that we don’t war against flesh and blood. But it seems that “flesh and blood” is what gives us the most trouble in living the Christian life. Dr. Barber explains how the Spiritual armor can help protect us from these types of attacks. Audio Version Previous […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 What does it mean to be “chosen”? How can you know if you are one of the chosen ones? Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:4 Chosen in Christ Turn with me to the book of Ephesians chapter 1. Someone was visiting recently and said, “Did you know you’re going to […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Where did the Gentile nations come from? What has been one historical source of the friction between the Gentile nations and the Jews? How is Jesus the author of peace between nations? Dr. Barber begins to answer these questions in this first of a two-part article. Previous Article Audio Version […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 “Put on the full armor of God.” Dr. Barber looks at this command in light of what we have already learned in the book of Ephesians. What is the armor, and how does it protect us? Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:11 Spiritual Warfare – Part 2 We are going […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Did you know you are rich? It doesn’t matter how much money you have in the bank, or how many possessions you have, God says you are rich. Dr. Barber explains what those riches are, and how you can claim them. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:6-10 The Riches of […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber draws a parallel between our redemption and the Old Testament story of the year of Jubilee. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:7 Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim it! Turn with me to Ephesians 1:7. I want to entitle this, “Redeemed, how I love to pro­claim it!” We […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber begins his study of the scriptural injunctions to husbands as he continues the look at spirit-filled families. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:25-31 Spirit-Filled Families – Part 2 I want you to see something in Ephesians 3:19 that we didn’t bring out earlier. This is the ultimate goal […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 As he begins to look at Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 3, Dr. Barber describes the posture of prayer, the person to whom it is addressed, and begins to look at the petitions in the prayer. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:14-21 Contents 1 A Prayer for Fullness – Part 1 […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber continues his study of the book of Ephesians by looking at our new identity when we become believers: children in God’s family! Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:19 I’m So Glad I’m a Part of the Family of God! I’m so glad that I am a part of […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explains how God’s love is different from the love we so often express. He explains what the book of Ephesians has to say about the dimensions of God’s love. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:17-18 A Prayer for Fullness – Part 4 Let’s turn to Ephesians 3. We […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 How can you know if you have “real” faith? Can real faith be faked? Dr. Barber explains, and gives an example from the lives of church members facing a crisis. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:15-16 The Characteristics of Real Faith – Part 1 [Ed. Note: Some time before Dr. […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber explores the impact of the Holy Spirit dwelling within the believer. How can that help one to see that he is “secure” in his redemption? Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:13-15 The Security of Our Redemption – Part 2 Will you turn with me to Ephesians. We’ve been […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber does a brief historical overview of the Bible to show how the Gentile nations began, where the nation of Israel began, and how the Gentiles came to be included in the Gospel message. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:11-22 God So Loved the World Let’s remind ourselves of […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber has already shown what the divine mystery is, now in this article he explains that there is a larger audience who is eager to hear about this mystery—the angelic host. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:10-11 God’s Divine Mystery – Part 3 I have said it before and […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explores the role of spiritual gifts in the preservation of the unity of the Body of Christ—the Church. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:7-10 Preserving the Unity of the Spirit – Part 2 We are going to push on in chapter 4 and find something that is very […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 The apostle Paul explains to the Ephesians Christians, and therefore to us, that now that they have become members of God’s family, they are no longer to walk in their former ways. Contents Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:17-19 A Brand New Way – Part 1 We pick up at […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber explains ways in which we have been blessed and show why is God worthy to be praised. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:3 Contents 1 A Call to Praise 2 The One Who Should Be Blessed 3 The Ones Who Have Been Blessed 4 The Blessings that the […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What does it mean to be the temple of God? How do we become the “living stones” that are perfectly fitted into the temple? Dr. Barber explains as he concludes his study of Ephesians 2 Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:19-22 We Are the Temple of God – Part 2 […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explains how doctrinal stability and sensitivity are marks of those who are spiritually mature Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:15 Characteristics of Those who are Mature in Christ – Part 2 Paul is making a contrast. He wants us to understand the difference between the ma­ture in Christ […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 How can a person be walking around, breathing, living—but be dead at the same time? Dr. Barber talks about the difference between physical and spiritual death in this installment of his series on Ephesians. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:1 Contents 1 The Living Dead 2 The definition of being […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 How has Jesus secured our peace? Peace with whom? Using the passage from Ephesians as well as a companion passage in Colossians, Dr. Barber describes our “garment of peace.” Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:15-19 Christ, the Author of Peace – Part 2 Turn with me to Ephesians 2. We […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber continues his look at Redemption in this week’s message. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:13-15 The Marvel of our Redemption – Part 2 Would you turn with me to Ephesians 1 as we continue in our study of this wonderful, wonderful book. We’re looking at the marvel of […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Verse 17 says “so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.” How does Jesus dwell in your heart? What difference should that make to the way you live? Dr. Barber details five areas of your life that will be impacted. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:17 Contents 1 […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    The Characteristics of Saintly Saints – Part 1 – Ephesians 1:1 READ LISTEN Dr. Wayne Barber This month Dr. Barber begins a new study by taking a general look at the book of Ephesians and making some observations about what the book teaches. The Characteristics of Saintly Saints – Part 2 – Ephesians 1:1 READ […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 What did Paul pray for the believers in the Ephesian church? Dr. Barber explains based on the greeting to the church. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:2 Paul’s Desire for the Saints in Ephesus Turn with me to Ephesians chapter 1. We are going to move to verse 2. We […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber notes three characteristics of those who have “donned the new garment” and are walking in the new way of life. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:22-27 A Brand New Way – Part 3 When we received Christ, we got a brand new garment. Once Christ comes in, that […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Filthiness, silly talk, coarse jesting. Dr. Barber explains why these types of things must not be part of a Christians vocabulary, and what the consequence are when they are in use. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:6-7 Don’t Be Deceived Paul says something in verse 4 that I want to […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber reviews what we have learned to this point from the book of Ephesians regarding “Who” we are in Christ, the benefits and responsibilities we have because we are members of God’s family. Contents Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 3:14-4:16 The Review of What a Spirit-Filled Believer is Like […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber details five areas that can be considered “roots of discouragement” and shows how to avoid falling victim to these traps. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:13 Contents 1 Roots of Discouragement 2 Low View of Salvation 3 Striving to Achieve a Ministry 4 Forgetting God’s Purpose in Serving […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber examines the issue of the security of the believer. Can a Christian loose his or her salvation? Dr. Barber explains why not! Previous Article Ephesians 1:13-15 The Security of Our Redemption – Part 1 We’ve been talking about the marvel of our redemption. It appears to me that […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber continues his series on Ephesians. This week he looks at Paul’s prayer for the Ephesian believers: that they will come to a deeper understand of some things God has in store for them. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:18-20 Contents 1 That We Might Know His Power – […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Having now revealed the “mystery,” Dr. Barber explains what Paul teaches about the difference this truth should have in our lives. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 3:1-9 God’s Divine Mystery – Part 2 Turn with me to Ephesians chapter 3. We’re looking at Part 2 of “God’s Divine Mystery,” the […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What is the “Divine Mystery” that God revealed to Paul? Is it something that we can or should be excited about? Dr. Barber explains. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 3:1-3 Contents 1 God’s Divine Mystery – Part 1 2 The Man to Whom the Mystery is Revealed 3 The People […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 What is the Church? What does it mean that Christ is the “head”? How can we know we are members of the “true” church? Dr. Barber answers these and other questions as he continues his series in the book of Ephesians. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:19-23 Contents 1 Christ, […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Paul’s desire for the Ephesian believers is that they have a deeper understanding “not just of the Word of God, but of the God of the Word.” Dr. Barber explains in this sermon on Ephesians 1:16-17. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:16-17 Contents 1 A Prayer for Deeper Understanding – […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber explains how God’s power, revealed in the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, can impact our lives. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:18-20 That We Might Know His Power – Part 1 Will you turn with me to Ephesians chapter 1? I want to preach a message entitled, […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber points out the role of the Holy Spirit in strengthening the Christian for whatever life brings. He also reminds believers of the treasures they already possess in Jesus. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:16 A Prayer for Fullness – Part 2 Turn to Ephesians chapter 3. We have […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explains the benefits to the believer who is “filled to the full” with the Spirit of God. How will this impact the way we live? The way we worship? What God can do through us? Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:16-21 A Prayer for Fullness – Part 6 […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber continues his look at God’s love as he continues the study of Ephesians 1:5. How has God displayed His love for us? How should we respond? Previous Article Ephesians 1:5 The Love of God – Part 2 Would you turn with me to Ephesians 1:5? We’ll try to […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 How do we become imitators of God’s Love? What does it mean to be an imitator? Dr. Barber explores these questions. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:1-2 Be Imitators of God’s Love – Part 1 Turn to Ephesians 5. We’re looking at “Imitators of God’s Love.” I can’t get into […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 “Unsung heroes” are those who work alone or alongside the “big name” and do all the work that helps get the job done. Their names may never be known, but a lot of Kingdom work would not get done without them. Dr. Barber gives Tychicus, Paul’s assistant, as a perfect […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 The apostle Paul prays that the Ephesians believers be “filled.” But does it matter what they are “filled” with? Dr. Barber explains why it does matter! Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 3:16-19 A Prayer for Fullness – Part 5 This prayer sums up what Paul says in chapters 1-3 and […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 What is the marvel of our redemption? Dr. Barber begins to answer this question as he looks at who is included and who is not excluded in God’s plan of salvation. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:7-13 The Marvel of our Redemption – Part 1 Turn to Ephesians chapter 1. […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Now that we have explored the Riches, Reasons and Revelation of our salvation, Dr. Barber turns his attention to the Responsibility we have to “walk worthy.” Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:1-3 Walk in a Manner Worthy – Part 1 We are turning the corner and are beginning to move […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Moving into the area of spiritual warfare, Dr. Barber begins by reviewing what we have learned so far in the book of Ephesians. He explains why, when one is involved in spiritual battles, it is important to know who we are and whose we are. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 The Apostle Paul asked the Ephesian Christians to remember him in prayer. If he needed prayer, how much more do we? Dr. Barber gives us some insight into how and why to pray for one another. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:18-19 Standing in the Need of Prayer There is […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber does a study of the word “ages” to explain first, what an age is, and then how God relates to His people in each age. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:4-7 The Rock of Ages Let’s turn to Ephesians 2 and look at our great salvation. I want […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 In the past few articles, Dr. Barber has examined the gifts God gives to help equip the saints. Now the question becomes: “Why do the saints need to be equipped? What does God want them to do?” Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:13 The Goal of Equipping the Saints There […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 The apostle Paul explains to the Ephesians Christians, and therefore to us, that now that they have become members of God’s family, they are no longer to walk in their former ways. Contents Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:20-24 A Brand New Way – Part 2 It is amazing to […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber continues his series on Ephesians. This week he looks at Paul’s prayer for the Ephesian believers: that they will come to a deeper understand of some things God has in store for them. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:18 A Prayer for Deeper Understanding – Part 2 Will […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 This week Dr. Barber looks at the Majesty of Christ as it is revealed in his text for this sermon. He also looks at the texts throughout the New Testament that refer to the “right hand” to see what that implies for us about Christ, who is seated at God’s […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What is the source of unity in the church? How should it be maintained? Are church “programs” an effective way of achieving or maintaining such unity? Dr. Barber explains. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:3-6 Preserving the Unity of the Spirit – Part 1 Ephesians 4 talks about “Preserving the […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber examines the area of temptation, and the war between the old an new natures in a believer as he continues his study of Ephesians. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 2:1-3 The Walking Dead We talked about the living dead in the last study. This time we are going […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber explains why wearing the proper garment—particularly truth and righteousness—is so important to the Christian’s life. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:14 Spiritual Warfare – Part 3 I want us to look at the armored threads of the garment. You see, the garment is our armor. Where are the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 How can we dispel the darkness that surrounds us? Dr. Barber explains what God has given us to allow us to walk in His ways, rather than following the ways of this world. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:15-17 Contents 1 Walking as Light in this World of Darkness 2 […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber continues the study of “being filled with the Spirit” by describing three things that will be evident in one who is filled, controlled by, indwelt with, the Spirit of God. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:18-21 Contents 1 Be Filled With the Spirit – Part 2 2 The […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What does God expect of people in the work place, both employees and employers? Dr. Barber looks at what the Scripture says about their attitudes and actions. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:5-9 The Spirit-Filled Believer in the Work Place – Part 1 I want to entitle this “The Spirit-filled […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 So often we are tripped up in our Christian walk by our own pride, and our need for personal recognition of what we have “done for God.” Dr. Barber illustrates, using the story of King Uzziah, and of Isaiah, why pride can be a dangerous thing. Previous Article Audio Version […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 We’ve looked at the armor the Christian is to wear, but who or what is the enemy we are to fight against? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:1-13 Spiritual Warfare – Part 6 We are going to go back now to verses 12 and 13 because they […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber looks at two aspects of a father’s duty: to bring up his children in the “discipline” and “instruction” of the Lord. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 6:4 Spirit-Filled Families – Part 6 The Apostle Paul certainly has been hard on the men. As a matter of fact, he […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber looks at the sometimes controversial teaching regarding submission of wives as he begins a study of the family from God’s point of view Contents Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:22-24 Contents 1 Spirit-Filled Families – Part 1 2 The Meaning of Submission 3 The Mindset of Submission 4 […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Filthiness, silly talk, coarse jesting. Dr. Barber explains why these types of things must not be part of a Christians vocabulary, and what the consequence are when they are in use. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:7-10 Walk As Children of Light I want to entitle this study, “Walk as […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber has already explained that God is the one who produces the unity in the Body of Christ (the church). In this article he explains the gifts that God has given us to enable us to preserve that unity. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:11-13 Preserving the Unity of […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 How can you identify a Christians who is maturing, who has gone beyond the “elementary things”? Dr. Barber explores this question. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:14 Characteristics of Those who are Mature in Christ – Part 1 Turn to Ephesians 4:14. There are certain characteristics about people who are […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Another exhortation for fathers! This time Dr. Barber looks at Paul’s exhortation for fathers not to “provoke their children to anger.” How a father goes about avoiding this problem is the focus of this article. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 6:4 Spirit-Filled Families – Part 5 Look at verse 4 […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What happens when one part of your body is not functioning properly? What about if you have a broken leg, or a weak heart? How does that effect the rest of your body? Dr. Barber explains how this same analogy applies to each member of the Church. What if one […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What does God expect of people in the work place, both employees and employers? Dr. Barber continues a look at what the Scripture says about their attitudes and actions. Audio Version Previous Article Ephesians 6:9 The Spirit-Filled Believer in the Work Place – Part 2 Many of you have people […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 What does God have to say to children about how they should relate to their family and especially to their parents? Pastor Wayne Barber looks at the Scriptural commands in this continuing series. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 6:1-3 Spirit-Filled Families – Part 4 Our problems are not in our […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©1999 Dr. Barber continues his teaching on the characteristics of real faith. How can you know if your faith is genuine. Are there signs that you will display? Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 1:15-16 The Characteristics of Real Faith – Part 2 Turn with me to Ephesians 1. We’re going to […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber continues his examination of the role of spiritual gifts in the body of Christ. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:12 Preserving the Unity of the Spirit – Part 4 If you somehow disconnect the prayer of chapter 3:14-21 from what is going on in chapter 4, you have […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 There’s a difference between a cesspool and a wellspring. Dr. Barber uses this interesting contrast to show the difference between walking in the old way, and walking in the new man, as a new creature in Christ. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:31-32 A Brand New Way – Part 5 […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Dr. Barber continues looking at the “new garment” we put on as believers, and the changes in lifestyle that involves if we are to live as “new creations in Christ.” Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 4:22-27 A Brand New Way – Part 4 I want to remind us of something […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2000 Filthiness, silly talk, coarse jesting. Dr. Barber explains why these types of things must not be part of a Christians vocabulary, and what the consequence are when they are in use. Previous Article Audio Version Ephesians 5:7-10 The Power of the New Garment The new garment is a brand new […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2012

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