Be Filled with the Spirit

Ephesians 5:15-21 | Sermon Resources | 2 October 2022


In the sermon this week Pastor Billy continues on the theme of spiritual awakening coming to Ephesians 5:15-21. We will consider how the Spirit-filled life results in wisdom, joy, and gentleness.

Discussion Questions

  1. Have you ever experienced a season of spiritual dryness? What was that experience like?      
  2. How is being “filled with the Spirit” part of God’s answer for pulling us out of spiritually dry times? 
  3. In what area of your life would you most like to be filled with the Spirit?
  4. In what ways can you affirm the truthfulness of Paul’s statement in verse 15 that “the days are evil”?
  5. What does making the “best use of time” look like for you?
  6. What does Paul say about getting drunk in this passage? In what way is it debauchery?
  7. Explain what you think it would look like to live out verse 19. What do think Paul means by this verse?
  8. Why is the topic of submission so difficult for us today? What does Paul mean by “submit to one another”? What does he not mean?
  9. What is one thing you will do as a result of studying this passage?

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