Sermon outline: This is an abbreviated outline with the complete sermon downloadable at the bottom of the post.
Text: Ephesians 2:19–22
Title: The Growth of the Saints at Ephesus
Introduction: In our text Paul uses terms that are familiar to builders and carpenters. They are designed to teach us great truths about what it means to be a Christian. How did Paul use these metaphors in the lives of the Ephesian saints?
I. A Look at Their Condition—vs. 19
A. The old condition
B. The new condition
II. A Look at Their Foundation—vs. 20
A. Foundation of the apostles and prophets
B. Christ as the Chief Cornerstone
III. A Look at Their Structure—vs. 21–22
A. The local church
B. The Christian is the temple of God