“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
Ephesians 5:21
Submit to one another out of reverence for
Christ.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
I Peter 2:18-20
18) Slaves, submit yourselves to your masters
with all respect, not only to those who are good
and considerate, but also to those who are harsh.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
I Peter 2:18-20
19) For it is commendable if a man bears up
under the pain of unjust suffering because he is
conscious of God.
20) But how is it to your credit if you receive a
beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you
suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is
commendable before God.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I.
The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
I Timothy 6:1-2
1) All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their
masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our
teaching may not be slandered.
2) Those who have believing masters are not to show less respect
for them because they are brothers. Instead, they are to serve
them even better, because those who benefit from their service
are believers, and dear to them. These are the things you are to
teach and urge on them.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
2. The Right Perspective
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
2. The Right Perspective
3. The Right Attitude
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
1. The Right Behavior
2. The Right Perspective
3. The Right Attitude
4. The Right Commitment
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
4. The Right Commitment
I Thessalonians 4:11-12
11) Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to
mind your own business and to work with your
hands, just as we told you,
12) so that your daily life may win the respect of
outsiders and so that you will not be dependent
on anybody.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
4. The Right Commitment
5. The Right Motive
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
4. The Right Commitment
5. The Right Motive
I Corinthians 10:31
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do,
do it all for the glory of God.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
4. The Right Commitment
5. The Right Motive
Matthew 25:21
“His master replied, `Well done, good and faithful
servant! You have been faithful with a few things;
I will put you in charge of many things. Come and
share your master’s happiness!’
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
4. The Right Commitment
5. The Right Motive
6. The Right Effort
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
6. The Right Effort
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all
your might, for in the grave, where you are going,
there is neither working nor planning nor
knowledge nor wisdom.
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
I. The Submission of Employees (vv. 5-8)
6. The Right Effort
Colossians 3:23
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart,
as working for the Lord, not for men,
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
II. The Submission of Employers (v.9)
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
II. The Submission of Employers (v.9)
Acts 10:34
Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how
true it is that God does not show favoritism
“Slaves and Masters”
Ephesians 6:5-9
II. The Submission of Employers (v.9)
James 2:9
But if you show favoritism, you sin and are
convicted by the law as law-breakers.
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*Slaves and Masters* Ephesians 6:5-9