Adoption is a wonderful thing. It takes a great deal of love and dedication to adopt, and can be a wonderful blessing to the adopted children. It is perhaps no surprise then, that our relationship with God should be compared with adoption. How and why are we adopted by God, and what does that mean for us?
Paul’s words to the married members of the Ephesian congregation are both inspiring and daunting, but Paul wants them to have what all married people want: successful, fulfilling, and supportive marriages. What instructions does he give them in this task?
(Preaching through Ephesians; this sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on August 30, 2015.)