Ephesians 6, Part 2

Ephesians 5:33 - Paul closes this particular section on marriage by saying that a husband must love his wife as he loves himself. And that the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.


Children and Parents (Ephesians 6:1-4)

Ephesians 6:1-3 - Children are directly addressed in the section. God is speaking directly to them Himself. He is not relaying a message through their parents. The message is that they are to obey their parents. One of the characteristics of the last days is disobedience (see 2 Timothy 3:1-2). This has come about through many avenues; among them, the complete disregard for the authority of God’s Word and the teaching of the evolutionary philosophy, which denies God’s power.

There are three reasons why children should obey their parents:

The Blood of Christ

Matthew 26:28              Blood of the New Covenant Romans 3:25                 Propitiation Revelations 5:9              Redemption Hebrews 9:22                Remission Ephesi...

The Work of Angels and Demons

    The ministry of each of these groups is a feature of both Old and New Testaments.  We need to pay close attention to what scripture says. Angels are never likened to little babies, chubby, winged, haloed and “Cute”.  Demons are never likened unto devilish, awful appearing little creatures with forked tails.  Satan is never seen as a horned creature with a pitchfork, even in a red suit.  To the contrary, he is seen as an  “angel of Light” (II Co...
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