June 6, 2021

Family Matters, Part VI

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Family Matters Category: The Church, Family Scripture: Ephesians 5:25–33

June 6th, 2021 at 10:30 AM EST

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Sermon Outline:

Family Matters, Part VI

Instructions to the Husbands – 5:25-33

In 5:25-33, Paul implores husbands to love their wives, then he gives three clear illustrations of this love. You must love your wives because of:

I. Christ’s Straightforward Command (to Love) (5:25a)

  1. The Command’s Audience
  2. The Command’s Ambition

II. Christ’s Sacrificial Love  (5:25b)

III.  Christ’s Steadfast Love (5:26-27)

  1. Sanctifying His bride
  2. Cleansing His bride
  3. Presenting His bride

IV. Christ’s Sincere Love (5:28-32)

  1. Christ demonstrates His sincere love by:
  2. Caring for His bride (vv. 28-29)
  3. Clinging to His bride (vv. 30-32)

Conclusion: Paul’s Simple Recipe for flourishing marriages and churches (5:33)

  1. Husbands: Love your wives
  2. Wives: Respect your husbands



Sunday Service Songs:

Magnificent, Marvelous, Matchless Love
Holy, Holy, Holy (20)
'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus (110)
Anchored (80)
Rock Of Ages (95) (communion)
Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken (212)


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