Because God sent his Son for the salvation of the nations, the church sends its sons and daughters to take the message of his salvation to the nations.
Children should obey their parents in the Lord while their parents nurture them in the education and correction of the Lord.
The solution to unhealthy competition in marriage is to live out the pattern of Christ and the church.
Christians need to walk wisely by being filled in the Holy Spirit.
Christians are to be imitators of God, which means to walk in love just as Christ loved us and to avoid the evil of our former lives.
In the new way of walking, believers need to put off the habits of the old self and put on the attitudes and activities of the new.
After three chapters describing God’s work in the church, Ephesians has three chapters that describe how we live up to our high calling as the church.