Sermons on Ephesians

Sermons on Ephesians

We are one

Hear Rev Claire Dawe’s Reflection ‘We are one’, delivered at Manningham Uniting Church, Westfield Drive, Doncaster on 6 January 2019 (Bible Readings: Ephesians 3: 1-12; Psalm 72: 1-7, 10-14).

Pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and supplication

For the writer of the Ephesians letter, prayer was like armour against the evil in the world, it was like weaponry going into battle against the forces that were trying to prevent the sharing of the mercy and grace of God with all people. In an Anglo-Celtic culture, this can be a difficult one to get our heads around. War and battle language prompts different responses than it did 2000 years ago and we need to acknowledge that when we…