Ephesians 4:1-16 - Unity in Christ

Discussion Questions

  1. What is something God has been teaching you through your Bible reading this week? 
     
  2. What is one truth or “take-away” from the sermon that you found particularly challenging/convicting/helpful?
     
  3. Read Ephesians 4:1-16. What is the calling you’ve been called to in verse 1? Are you walking (living your life) according to the truths of Ephesians chapters 1-3? What are some areas in your life that might need to change to better match the truths in Ephesians?
     
  4. Read Jesus’ prayer for all believers in John 17:20-26. Considering that passage as well as Ephesians 4:1-6, why is unity among believers so important? 
     
  5. What is the purpose for spiritual gifts mentioned in verses 12 and 13? What are some ways you can use your particular gifts for this purpose? 
     
  6. What does it mean to be “tossed to and fro by the waves...” in verse 14? What are some examples of the things warned against in verse 14?
     
  7. How do members of the body of Christ guard against the warning in verse 14? (See verses 15-16).