Read Epehsians 5:1-18.
So, how can I be the follower of God that I ought to be?
I. BE FERVENT IN SPIRIT VERSES 1-2, 8-10, 18-19.\
II. BE UNFAILING IN PURITY VERSES 3-7.
God’s people need to keep themselves pure. Separation is standing for Christ in an ungodly world. Anybody can live in isolation or give in to the devil.
Romans 13:14, “But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].”
2 Corinthians 3:18, “But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, [even] as by the Spirit of the Lord.”
III. KEEP GROWING IN YOUR FAITH VERSES 11-15.
2 Peter 3:18, “But grow in grace, and [in] the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him [be] glory both now and for ever. Amen.”
What are you doing to grow, to keep growing, to help others? A hungry man will beg for food.
IV. BE WILLING FOLLOWER VERSES 16-17.
Lee Iococa said: “Either lead or follow, or get out of the way.”
V. BE A FAITHFUL (TRUSTFUL) SERVANT VERSE 17.
VI. BE OBEDIENT IN GIVING.
- Faithful in giving of yourself.
- Faithful in giving God’s Tithe.