John Piper’s Sermons From Ephesians

Chapter One

Predestined for Adoption to the Praise of His Glory
- – Reflections on Being Adopted by God and Adopting Children
Ephesians 1:1-6

God Predestined Us unto Sonship Through Jesus Christ
Ephesians 1:3-6

God Has Chosen Us in Him Before the Foundation of the Earth
Ephesians 1:4

Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption
Ephesians 1:11-14

His Body: The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All
Ephesians 1:15-23

Chapter Two

But God…
Ephesians 2:1-9

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again?
Ephesians 2:1-10

Why We Need a Savior: Captive to an Alien Power, by Nature Children of Wrath
Ephesians 2:1-3

Why We Need a Savior: Dead in Sins
Ephesians 2:1

Israel and Us Reconciled in One Body
Ephesians 2:11-22

Race and Cross
- – Racial Harmony Sunday
Ephesians 2:11-22

Remember That You Were Hopeless
Ephesians 2:11-12

Chapter Three

The Unfathomable Riches of Christ, for All Peoples, Above All Powers, through the Church
- – Missions Week
Ephesians 3:1-13

The Cosmic Church
Ephesians 3:10

Far More Than You Think
Ephesians 3:14-21

How Can We Be Clothed with Power?
- – Missions Week
Ephesians 3:14-21

Chapter Four

Maintain the Unity of the Spirit
Ephesians 4:1-6

One Lord, One Spirit, One Body for All Time and All Peoples
Ephesians 4:1-6

How Christ Enables the Church to Upbuild Itself in Love
Ephesians 4:4-16

How the Saints Minister to the Body
Ephesians 4:7-16

Why the Saints Minister to the Body
Ephesians 4:7-16

Alone in a Big Church
- – A Call to Small Togetherness
Ephesians 4:11-12

Escape from Futility
Ephesians 4:17-21

Put on the New Person
Ephesians 4:22-24

Satan Seeks a Gap Called Grudge
Ephesians 4:22-27

Speak Truth with Your Neighbor
Ephesians 4:25

Don’t Steal, Work and Give!
Ephesians 4:28

Make Your Mouth a Means of Grace
Ephesians 4:29-30

Be Kind to One Another
Ephesians 4:31-5:2

Forgive Just as God in Christ Also Has Forgiven You
- – Palm Sunday
Ephesians 4:32-5:2

The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Cost
Ephesians 4:32-5:2

Chapter Five

The Darkness of Abortion and the Light of Truth
- – Sanctity of Life Sunday
Ephesians 5:1-16

The Enthronement of Desire
Ephesians 5:3-6

Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion
- – Sanctity of Life Sunday
Ephesians 5:11

Urgency and Gratitude
Ephesians 5:15-20

When Is Abortion Racism?
Ephesians 5:16-17

Singing And Making Melody To The Lord
Ephesians 5:17-20

Be Filled with the Spirit
Ephesians 5:18

Adam, Where Are You?
- – Father’s Day
Ephesians 5:21-28

Husbands Who Love Like Christ and the Wives Who Submit to Them
Ephesians 5:21-23; 1 Peter 3:1-7

Jesus Is Precious as the Foundation of the Family
Ephesians 5:21-6:9

Lionhearted and Lamblike: The Christian Husband as Head, Part 1
Ephesians 5:21-33

Lionhearted and Lamblike: The Christian Husband as Head, Part 2
- – What Does It Mean to Lead
Ephesians 5:21-33

Marriage: A Matrix of Christian Hedonism
Ephesians 5:21-33

Marriage: Pursuing Conformity to Christ in the Covenant
Ephesians 5:21-33

Beautifying the Body of Christ
Ephesians 5:22-32

Chapter 6

Fathers, Bring Them Up in the Discipline & Instruction of the Lord
- – A Tribute to My Father, William Solomon Hottle Piper
Ephesians 6:1-4

Marriage Is Meant for Making Children…Disciples of Jesus, Part 1
Ephesians 6:1-4

Marriage Is Meant for Making Children…Disciples of Jesus, Part 2
- – A Father’s Conquest of Anger in Himself and in His Children
Ephesians 6:1-4

Raising Children Who Hope in the Triumph of God
Ephesians 6:4

Ready to Move with the Gospel of Peace
Ephesians 6:10-20

Spiritual Warfare and Prayer
Ephesians 6:10-20

The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power
Ephesians 6:17-20


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