Walking Worthy

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Too often Christians do not grow up like they should and it often destroys congregations. Paul reminds us that we should walk worthy of our calling and teaches us five vital attitudes: humility, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another, and being eager to maintain unity.

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Walking Worthy

  1. 1. Walking WorthyG Ephesians 4.1-3ROWINGU “unto a fullgrown man, unto the measure of theP stature of the fulness of Christ” (Ephesians 4.13)
  2. 2. “But if you bite and devour oneanother, watch out that you arenot consumed by one another. ” — Galatians 5.15, CB NT p. 333
  3. 3. “Let us not become conceited,provoking one another, envyingone another. ” — Galatians 5.26, CB NT p. 334
  4. 4. “But if you have bitter jealousyand selfish ambition in yourhearts, do not boast and be falseto the truth. ” — James 3.14, CB NT p. 403
  5. 5. “For where jealousy and selfishambition exist, there will bedisorder and every vile practice. ” — James 3.16, CB NT p. 403
  6. 6. “And I, brethren, could not speakto you as to spiritual people but asto carnal, as to babes in Christ. ” — 1 Corinthians 3.1, NKJV: CB NT p. 291
  7. 7. “for you are still carnal. For wherethere are envy, strife, anddivisions among you, are you notcarnal and behaving like meremen? ” — 1 Corinthians 3.3, NKJV: CB NT p. 292
  8. 8. “walk in newness of life” — Romans 6. , CB NT p. 271 4
  9. 9. “walk in love” — Ephesians 5.2, CB NT p. 341
  10. 10. “Look carefully then howyou walk ... as wise” — Ephesians 5.15, CB NT p. 341
  11. 11. “walk in a mannerworthy of thecalling” — Ephesians 4.1, CB NT p. 339
  12. 12. “walk in a mannerworthy of thecalling” — Ephesians 4.1, CB NT p. 339 WORTHY OF THE LORD
  13. 13. “walk in a mannerworthy of thecalling” — Ephesians 4.1, CB NT p. 339 WORTHY OF THE GOSPEL
  14. 14. “walk in a mannerworthy of thecalling” — Ephesians 4.1, CB NT p. 339 CALLED TO PEACE
  15. 15. “walk in a mannerworthy of thecalling” — Ephesians 4.1, CB NT p. 339 CALLED TO HOLINESS
  16. 16. Walk: worthy of the gospel and the Lord!Calling: to holiness and peace!
  17. 17. 1. Humility
  18. 18. 2. Gentleness
  19. 19. 3. Patience
  20. 20. “See how the farmer waits for theprecious fruit of the earth, beingpatient about it...” — James 5.7 CB NT p. 405 , 3. Patience
  21. 21. 4. Bearing with one another
  22. 22. 5. Eager to maintain the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace
  23. 23. Immature• Jealousy• Selfish Ambition• Conceit• Provoking• Envying• Division• Strife
  24. 24. Immature Mature• Jealousy • Humility• Selfish Ambition • Gentleness• Conceit • Patience• Provoking • Bearing with one• Envying another• Division • Eager to• Strife maintain unity
  25. 25. Immature F Mature S S EL H ER M Y OT• Jealousy • Humility• Selfish Ambition • Gentleness• Conceit • Patience• Provoking • Bearing with one• Envying another• Division • Eager to• Strife maintain unity
  26. 26. Will today be theday you decide to be saved?
  27. 27. Lesson slideshows (with notes) and audio can be found at:www.churchofchristmiranda.com
  28. 28. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Tape measure: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Inch_tape.jpgChildren Jumping: iStock_000006388772Firewalker: http://www.flickr.com/photos/davida3/2206600557/sizes/l/in/photostream/Walking on Eggs: iStock_000006152972Walking on beach: http://freeaussiestock.com/free/Australiana/slides/walk_on_beach_jpg_orig.htmBible: iStock_000005249390Bowing: iStock_000006055584Horse: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewpescod/4813047742/sizes/l/in/photostream/Tied hands: iStock_000001125640Girl and Dog: http://www.flickr.com/photos/f_jean/1353269772/sizes/l/in/photostream/Fight: http://www.flickr.com/photos/richteabiscuit/876248679/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  29. 29. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Men Arguing: iStock_000001852501Toddlers Fighting: http://www.flickr.com/photos/valentinap/1429994191/sizes/l/in/photostream/Dog and Cat: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sephiroty/320928712/sizes/m/in/photostream/
  30. 30. Compiled and Presented by:God’s Growth Dave Stewart 27 February, 2011#02 Las Cruces, NM www.churchofchristmiranda.com Walking Worthy Ephesians 4.1-3 Synopsis: Too often Christians do not grow up like they should and it often destroys congregations. Paul reminds us that we should walk worthy of our calling and teaches us five vital attitudes: humility, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another, and being eager to maintain unity. “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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