The New You Under Pressure
God’s design for us to get to know Him better and for us to become more fulfilled people is to live in relationship with Him and with other people. This sounds nice until we experience the common reality of pain in relationships. This is what this passage addresses.
The big picture of God’s design
The context of the whole letter of Ephesians
Ephesians 4:25-5:2 – The practicalities of conversation and attitudes when things are painful
Ephesians 5:1-2 – Jesus is our example and our motivation for loving others