May 1, The Body: Walking with the Body

Ephesians 4:1-16 is coming up with its emphasis on walking together in unity and purpose. Paul emphasizes the "oneness" of our unity and perspective, using the word "one" at least eight times in four verses. He emphasizes the overarching purpose of what we're doing, growing in maturity and stability. The way we approach life is distinct from the world around us. Our actions in how we conduct ourselves are also unique. Paul is urging his readers to walk in a manner worthy of our calling. How does that play out in our lives? Ephesians Memory Verse: Ephesians 1:3, "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places." This Week's Verse: Ephesians 4:1, "I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called. ...
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