Evidence of the Holy Spirit’s Filling
Ephesians 5: 19-32
v.19 1. A message in the heart from God’s word.
(be filled with the Spirit, speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns)
v.19 2. Joy that is not started by you.
(and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.)
v.20 3. Having a grateful heart.
(Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of the
Lord Jesus Christ.)
a. because you did not change yourself
b. because you are not your own source of supply
c. because you know where your strength comes from
v.21 4. Surrendered to God’s equality of grace.
(Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.)
Grace puts all of God’s children in the same relationship, none better than
All are sinners saved by grace. Character is motivated by fear of the Lord.
v.22, 5. Godliness in marriage.
25 (Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands,)
(husbands, love your wives, …)
v.29 6. Christ’s love as bond and example.
(nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church;)
v.31, 7. Willing conformity to Christ likeness.
32 (and they two shall be one flesh… I speak concerning Christ and the church.)