Daniel Saunders

Serving the Lord | Ephesians 6:5-9 |
Serving Jesus impacts all our relationships and actions, including how we ‘work’. In this message, we hear what the Bible says about serving the Lord. Outline Slavery, the World, and the Bible Slaves: serve the Lord (vv5-8) Masters: remember the Lord (v9) Working and ‘mastering’ as to the Lord

Parenting and the Lord | Ephesians 6:1-4 |
The new life Jesus gives is reflected in all our relationships. In this message, we hear God’s good design for parents and children. Outline Children: Obey in the Lord (vv1-3) Parents: Raise without Wrath (v4) Raising Disciples

Marriage and Christ | Ephesians 5:21-33 |
The new life Jesus gives is reflected in all our relationships. In this message, we hear the difference Jesus makes to marriage, and how marriage is a picture of the gospel. Outline Wives (vv22-24) Husbands (vv25-31) Christ and the Church (vv32-33)

Wisdom From the Spirit | Ephesians 5:15-21 |
How can you respond wisely in a rapidly changing world? In this message, we hear what God says about walking in wisdom in evil days. Outline Live wisely in evil days (vv15-17) Don’t be filled with wine (v18) Be filled by the Spirit Singing to each other (v19) Singing to the Lord (v20) Submitting to one another (v21) The days are evil. Are you living wisely?

Children of Light | Ephesians 5:1-14 |
Jesus calls his people to love sacrificially, and when they do this they’ll shine as Children of Light. Outline Not even a hint (vv3-4) Because No inheritance (v5) You are light (vv6-10) … which enlightens (vv11-14) Living as Light

Forgiveness | Ephesians 4:32-5:2 |
What difference would kindness, compassion, forgiveness, and love make to your family, your workplace, your church? In this message, we hear how believers, as God’s children, are to imitate his kindness, compassion, forgiveness, and love. Outline Kind (4:32) (See also Luke 6:35; Matthew 5:45) Compassionate (4:32) (See also Mark 6:34; James 1:19) Forgiving (4:32) (See also Acts 2:38; Hebrews 9:22; Matthew 18:15-35) Loving (5:1-2) (See also 1 Peter 4:8) Read more

Healthy Relationships | Ephesians 2:25-32 |
How can we have healthy relationships? In this message, we hear how Jesus enables us to ‘live in the light’, particularly in the way we speak, work, and respond to anger. Outline Healthy Words (vv25, 29-32) Healthy Work (v28) Healthy Wrath (vv26-27, 31-32) Psalm 4:1-5 Changed for relational health

Changed by Christ | Ephesians 4:17-24 |
Is it possible to change? In Jesus, believers have put on the new self in Christ, created to be like God, so we’re not to live as if still enslaved under the power of the old self. Outline The old life (vv17-19) The new life (vv20-24) Jesus changes lives! During the introduction we watched the first section of this Youtube Clip

Growing to Maturity | Ephesians 4:7-16 |
What does a strong, healthy, mature Christian life and church look like? This sermon was recorded during Gympie Presbyterian Church’s first in-person gathering after 17 weeks of ‘gathering’ online. Outline Christ’s generous victory (v7-10) Christ’s gifts (v11) To grow to maturity (vv12-16) (In the introduction to this message, this podcast episode from Reach Australia was referenced.)

Called to Unity | Ephesians 4:1-6 |
We live in a world which is looking and hoping for togetherness and unity. But where can it be found? In Ephesians 4:1-6, we find that Christian unity is only found in the one Triune God as believers live out our calling in Christ. Outline Called (v1) Virtues for Unity (v2) Unity in the Triune God (vv3-6)