May23, 2021 Sermon Outline

“Christian Unity: The Permeating Ministry of the Word”


Pastor John W. Uhl * May 23, 2021 * Pentecost  * 10AM


Ephesians 4:11-16

[11] And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers,

[12] to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

[13] until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

[14] so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes.

[15] Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

[16] from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.








  1.   Without the Ministry of the Word, the Church Will Not Grow in       Christlikeness (Eph. 4:11-13).

            Your spiritual gift untrained by the ministry of the Word...

                        a. Will Remain ___________ in the building of the Body (v12).

                        b. Will be _____________ in sewing unity within the Church (v13).

                        c. Will be _________ in terms of promoting Christlikeness & Christian________.






2.  Without the Ministry of the Word, the Church Will Not Grow in Unity (Eph. 4:13,14).


            Being under the Ministry of the Word __________ your Spiritual and Mental faculties, so

            that, you can see through ___________ & the subtle _____________ use of language

            that tricks you into ____________ things that are not _________.



                        NO UNITY OF _____________ BELIEF;

                        NO UNITY OF ___________.


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