Reading : Ephesians 5:21-33. Jo looks at this passage about wives submitting to their husbands, and husbands acting in sacrificial love towards their wives, this being a reflection of the relationship between the Church (God's people) and Jesus Christ.
Reading - Ephesians 4:17-32. Jean opened up this passage and explored something of how we should be known as Christians in an age where the worldly emphasis is on 'self' and self-righteousness rather than on God and His righteousness.
Reading: Ephesians 3:14-21. Jo looks at how life is not always easy or straight-forward, but how God lovingly encourages us through the difficulties and seeks to encourage us to become increasingly closer to Him.
Readings - Ephesians 3:1-13 and Mark 8:27-38. Karen reviewed the issue of gifts we give and receive, and looked again at the Gift of the Holy Spirit to us who believe, and the power which can be released to bring change in us and in our world when we listen to Him and follow His prompting.