But besides this, there are constitutional temptations. 4, It is given us by the gospel, for that is called "the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus" (Romans 8:2).5. Now let me point out some few of the blessings that result from this communication of the "fulness of the Spirit," in all His holy influences, to our souls. The first thing noticeable is a change of attitude towards sin. The soul has its periods of high and low pressure. Free Reading Plans and Devotionals related to Ephesians 5:18. His relation to Christ obliges us (Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6). That which makes this sin is, first, the not restraining of our extravagant desire and appetite, which I mentioned before, and, secondly, the actual gratifying and satisfying of our desires. The soul has its periods of high and low pressure. As Ephesus was a commercial town and busy seaport, its wealth led to excessive luxury, and Bacchus was the rival of Diana. The intemperance of the tongue usually attends that of the brain. The exhilaration which they covet can only be felt periodically, and again and again must they drain the wine cup to relieve themselves of despondency. The exhilaration which they covet can only be felt periodically, and again and again must they drain the wine cup to relieve themselves of despondency. And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, Ephesians 5:19 simply tells us what being filled with the Holy Spirit is and, incidentally, as we’ll see, how to be filled with the Holy Spirit. There are some who think that being filled with the Holy Spirit is to be filled merely with some kind of power or force. We find in the case of Lot, in his secret retirement, there was in his circumstances that which exposed him to danger.II. Fleshly baits are not the temptations by which superior men are caught. And yet I cannot say that this sort of men are wholly free from drunkenness; for it is possible they may be drunk even with their sobriety, i.e., with the conceit of it; they may be intoxicated with pride and arrogance, or with spite and malice, or with a heady confidence of success in their evil enterprizes. (3)Their strength is weakened, that they cannot resist any temptation.(T. God’s Grace And Mercy. And it follows from the same principle that a Christian must apply more and more to spiritual sources as life goes on. 2 Corinthians 7:1 'Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. St. Paul here contrasts two kinds of excitement. Neither be drunk with the soul spiritualism. (Harry Jones, M. And yet he is still conscious of his actions. H. Evans, M. And this means that everything that is needed for our sanctification is already in place. We are in want of consolation; He is the comforter. The phrase is taken two ways —(1)Either to be filled with the gifts of the Spirit; or(2)with the graces of the Spirit. That you may effectually abandon this vice, be careful to avoid all the occasions of it. Wine, without doubt, was given us by our gracious Benefactor to delight the taste, and refresh the palate, especially when sorrow and trouble clog the mind, and begin to oppress and weigh it down. Ephesians 5:18-21 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. I AM TO ENTER UPON THE APOSTLE'S DEHORTATION, OR PROHIBITION — "Be not drunk with wine." He defrauds himself of what he might possess and imperils all he has by seeking to live on less. )The wine DivineHarry Jones, M. A.In saying: "Be not drunk with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit," St. Paul recognizes a pressing human appetite, or want. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. Drummond.If there is any single vice which a man desires to eject from his character, or from another's, he can accomplish the end finally and completely, and only, by letting in the corresponding grace. Those here addressed were the saints of God. And the same amount of devotion will not fill them now as filled them a year ago. The seasons are an ever-changing round of excitement. Something being incumbent on us, in order to it. Paul draws a rather startling contrast, which also has some points of comparison ( Eph. I talk with some men, many of whom, I doubt not, are truly converted to God; yet Christ is in the background, I see so little of Him. A drunkard is a spendthrift: the extravagant drinker is profuse and lavish.3. This supposes, also, that we have a relish for the blessing.3. We have a responsibility in becoming holy. The intemperance of the tongue usually attends that of the brain. And here we must consider His three offices — as He is our guide, sanctifier, and comforter.II. )Filled with the SpiritJ. there are some who are tempted to drunkenness constitutionally. (2) To be filled with the graces of the Spirit. And this affords the most obvious illustration of what the apostle here means to teach. Ephesians 5:18 Context. There is another great objection or pretence of drunkards yet behind, which is this, they happen to be in the company of these persons who engage them to drink healths, and these going often round, and there being an obligation on them to pledge their next neighbour, and to drink cup for cup, they are sometimes unhappily overcome of the liquor which presents itself so fast to them. A. There are seemingly two distinct means for inducing cheerfulness. (2) For those that are regenerated, and have received the spirit of the gospel and not of the world, there needeth a further supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ (Philippians 1:19).3. The Scripture abounds in the most solemn warnings against this sin.9. Every meal is a pleasurable excitement. Wine cannot fulfil their expectation — they cannot live habitually under its power; its fumes are slept away, and new indulgences are craved. (2) The gift of the Spirit more than compensates for the absence of the bodily presence of Christ.2. But observe, not His extraordinary gifts, which in no age are necessary to salvation, and were chiefly bestowed in the early ages, for the good of others, are here meant; but His ordinary influences, which are necessary to salvation (see vers. "The Spirit" will fortify both your understanding and your heart against all spirits, whether of the visible or the invisible world. That we may answer the great and rich preparations of grace which the infinite love of God hath made for us by the merit of Christ and the promises of the gospel.2. They that are filled by the one are acted by a contrary principle.2. Lathrop, D. D.)To be filled with the SpiritJ. But what is it to be filled with the Spirit? To show the difference between the holy societies or meetings of the faithful, and the dissolute feasts of the heathens in honour of their idols.3. And in this mirth there is no dissoluteness; when we are filled with the Spirit, it is no corruptive joy, but perfective, such as strengtheneth the heart: "The joy of the Lord is your strength " (Nehemiah 8:10). Oh! )Not spirits, but "the SpiritJ. God is not sparing in the ministration of wholesome excitement. Ah! THE OBLIGATIONS WHICH LIE UPON US, AS CHRISTIANS, TO AIM AT BEING FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT. 2. IT DISHONOURS THE LAW OF GOD. (1) If it be those that only profess Christianity, but are not yet really converted to God, they are in danger to be filled with a worse spirit, if not filled with the Spirit of God. Hence the Holy Spirit possesses all the necessary qualities of personhood - intellect, emotion, and will. (1)Their sight is blinded (2 Corinthians 4:4). Sin, in every form of its indulgence, is to be looked upon as an intoxication. THE SOLEMN CAUTION. (1) If it be those that only profess Christianity, but are not yet really converted to God, they are in danger to be filled with a worse spirit, if not filled with the Spirit of God. Ephesians 5:19: Music in the Life: Archdeacon Farrar. 5. who can describe the blessing of being filled with faith? Others defend their immoderate draughts after this manner; We are persons well bred, we cannot be so rude and unmannerly as to refuse our glass when it comes to our turn.4. (John Edwards, D. D.)Christians invited to partake of the Spirit freelyAnon.I. It is recognized by the Church itself in the appointment of thanksgiving days and special services — when we are summoned to show our gladness in a livelier strain. Sin, in every form of its indulgence, is to be looked upon as an intoxication. Pulsford. The verdant glory of the earth, the tranquil heavens, and the works of our divine poets and musicians, are excitements worthy of heaven. Jul 28, 2019. Ephesians 5:18 18 And s do not get drunk with wine, for that is t debauchery, but u be filled with the Spirit, Read more Share Copy Let us hear what men say for drink. Because of their necessity. That you may effectually abandon this vice, be careful to avoid all the occasions of it. He defrauds himself of what he might possess and imperils all he has by seeking to live on less. Jun 17, 1984. There is something special in this strengthening, healing, and cheering gift. Drop your burdens, forget your labours and sorrows, and soar above the dull plains of mortality, in a Divine exhilaration.(J. This is the contrast. )Filled with the SpiritJ. The women of Ephesus as the priestesses of Bacchus danced round Mark Antony's chariot on his entrance into the city. That you may cast off this abominable vice, and stifle your excessive delight in intemperate drinking, and in that mirth which attends it, sit down, and seriously think of the distresses and miseries which your brethren labour under, in one part or other of the world.6. A drunkard is a spendthrift: the extravagant drinker is profuse and lavish.3. We are in darkness, and need illumination, instruction, and direction; He is the Spirit of light, truth, wisdom. It is lawful to drink it not only for necessity, but sometimes for pleasure. But so as to have every power and faculty of the soul subject to the authority, and under the influence of the Spirit; to have His influences rendered more mighty and operative in us, producing their proper and genuine effects; as greater light, life, power, purity, comfort, strong faith, a fully assured and confirmed hope, fervent love, an uniform meekness and patience, a full conformity to God, and close and constant communion with Him; filling us with all his fulness (Colossians 1:9-11; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 7:37); making us taste great sweetness and delight in Him, so as to aspire after full perfection (Philippians 3:13, 14).II. As we go on in our Christian life, we should become more sensitive to our spiritual state, knowing when we have lost the filling of the Spirit. H. Evans, M. A.I. It is a sensation of want — a desire to fly from himself, a craving after something which is felt to be out of reach, an eager and restless thirst to enjoy, if at all possible, some happiness and enlargement of heart, that usually leads to intemperance. In order to be "filled with the Spirit," you must be the subject of the same ardent desire which is expressed in many parts of Scripture.5. Generally the shrewdest contrivers and executors of mischief are those who are not addicted to intemperance: and their very sobriety renders them the more able to do harm. Let him intoxicate himself with love, and joy, and peace, the fruit, as it were, of the True Vine, and there will be no possibility of intrusion from lower sources, because no room will remain for them. The reasons why Christians are so strictly bound to be filled with the Spirit.1. And He hath given it for these three considerable purposes.1. As wine is given to cure the infirm and fainting, so likewise to cheer and delight the sound and healthy. Those here addressed were the saints of God. Here we see the same term used in Romans 8 'led by the Spirit' which is now described as 'walking in the Spirit''Walking in the Spirit' is given here as the means that God has given us to overcome the lust of the flesh. THE INJUNCTION.1. Because of their necessity. A sottish course of drinking injures the name and reputation, no less than the bodies and estates of men.4. It has most lamentable effects on families. Lore and marriage are joy from heaven, in earthly cups. That this frame of heart is wrought in us by the Spirit or Holy Ghost that came down from heaven, is evident also in Scripture. Drummond. Wrath and fury, slaughter and bloodshed, are the cursed fruits of drunkenness. Their understandings must be flattered. And these constantly present difficulties, complications, which baffle the prescriber of drugs. Consider the dreadful woes that are denounced against this sin. The verdant glory of the earth, the tranquil heavens, and the works of our divine poets and musicians, are excitements worthy of heaven. THE INJUNCTION.1. They cannot afford to indulge so costly a vice, but they only take these opportunities when they may have wine at others' charges.7. That is our responsibility. There is no smaller measure for the grace that is to be in him than this — he is to be filled with the Spirit. "Strong drink is raging," saith Solomon (Proverbs 20:21). . Fleshly baits are not the temptations by which superior men are caught. It is impossible for anyone to stand always at the same spiritual level. "The days are evil." Intro: Paul has encouraged them to walk circumspectly, now he defines what he means by circumspectly. How dark his perception of the Atonement, how little did he see of what Jesus came into the world for! We must make use of the appointed means.III. Drop your burdens, forget your labours and sorrows, and soar above the dull plains of mortality, in a Divine exhilaration.(J. For no man since Adam and Eve fell was ever holy as God is holy. The knowledge of this is the support and recovery of man's life. July 28, 2019; Joseph H. Brown; Ephesians; Details Listen The Power Of A Forgiving Church. God never promised an absence of distress. No previous consistency of walk, no deep experience, no holy acquaintance with God, no near walking with God, can give them the least security. And the same amount of devotion will not fill them now as filled them a year ago. Who shall tell the trouble and the hindrances over which we want to be helped, or above which we want to be lifted by some kindly and exhilarating influence? Some excuse their drunkenness by saying, "It is to put away melancholy."5. There is another excuse made by some men, which, though it be not worth the answering, yet that I may remove all the pretences of drinking men, I will say something to it. Lust and lewdness, whoredom and fornication, are the frequent attendants of extraordinary drinking.7. That you may cast off this abominable vice, and stifle your excessive delight in intemperate drinking, and in that mirth which attends it, sit down, and seriously think of the distresses and miseries which your brethren labour under, in one part or other of the world.6. Wine, without doubt, was given us by our gracious Benefactor to delight the taste, and refresh the palate, especially when sorrow and trouble clog the mind, and begin to oppress and weigh it down. They may, as the prophet speaks, "stagger, but not with strong drink, and be drunken, but not with wine." That we may answer the great and rich preparations of grace which the infinite love of God hath made for us by the merit of Christ and the promises of the gospel.2. Certainly —1. They cannot afford to indulge so costly a vice, but they only take these opportunities when they may have wine at others' charges.7. But besides this also, there are circumstances that oftentimes throw a man in danger here. Consider the dreadful woes that are denounced against this sin. Ephesians 5:18. They say that it is for company and good fellowship's sake that they drink sometimes to immoderation.3. By "the Spirit, the Spirit of truth, of life, of grace, of might, of wisdom and revelation, of Father and the Son, we are baptized, often termed the Holy Spirit, the eternal Spirit" here, is meant that Divine Agent, in whose name, as well as in those of the holiness, the Comforter, the Spirit of God, of Christ. Every meal is a pleasurable excitement. Drunkenness first sets the tongue a going, and then soon makes it run too fast.5. 7. How people abuse language!II. - T.C. Drummond.If there is any single vice which a man desires to eject from his character, or from another's, he can accomplish the end finally and completely, and only, by letting in the corresponding grace. But the Spirit fills Christians, and gives them all the elements of cheerfulness and peace — genuine elevation and mental freedom — superiority to all depressing influences, and refined and permanent enjoyment. It is good nature and friendship, they say, to sit and drink, even till they can drink no more.2. If it have not the light of true wisdom, it will have the light of fallacies. Ephesians 5:18 Context 18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, 19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord; 20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father; 21 and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ. The gospel of our eternal hopes is the feast which crowns all; and the congregation in church, made up equally of friends and strangers, is a wonder of fellowship and a most pure joy of love. In order to our being "filled with the Spirit," we must be aware of the magnitude of this blessing. beloved, to be filled with the Spirit of wisdom is the highest wisdom. 4, It is given us by the gospel, for that is called "the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus" (Romans 8:2).5. It should become our daily habit to yield ourselves to the Spirit's control. Manton, D. D.)The sin of intemperanceJ. But so as to have every power and faculty of the soul subject to the authority, and under the influence of the Spirit; to have His influences rendered more mighty and operative in us, producing their proper and genuine effects; as greater light, life, power, purity, comfort, strong faith, a fully assured and confirmed hope, fervent love, an uniform meekness and patience, a full conformity to God, and close and constant communion with Him; filling us with all his fulness (Colossians 1:9-11; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 7:37); making us taste great sweetness and delight in Him, so as to aspire after full perfection (Philippians 3:13, 14).II. IT CONSUMES PRECIOUS TIME AND DETERIORATES THE CHARACTER OF WORK. Eadie, D. D.There is in the vice of intemperance that kind of dissoluteness which brooks no restraint, which defies all efforts to reform it, and which sinks lower and lower into hopeless and helpless ruin. It imports our partaking of His influences and fruits in a large and plentiful manner; not indeed "without measure"; in this tense Christ only had the Spirit: nor so as to admit of no increase; thus we shall hardly have the Spirit in heaven. The desirableness of being filled with the Spirit.2. They say that it is for company and good fellowship's sake that they drink sometimes to immoderation.3. That this frame of heart is wrought in us by the Spirit or Holy Ghost that came down from heaven, is evident also in Scripture. "The Spirit" is our only safe inspiration. For instance, we are told it is fashionable to drink; if you don't drink freely you are not a man of the world; you are a strange, unsocial misanthrope; you are not fit for blending with society. Wine cannot fulfil their expectation — they cannot live habitually under its power; its fumes are slept away, and new indulgences are craved. (2) The gift of the Spirit more than compensates for the absence of the bodily presence of Christ.2. In order to being "filled with the Spirit," you must make room for Him.4. And it follows from the same principle that a Christian must apply more and more to spiritual sources as life goes on. To show the difference between the holy societies or meetings of the faithful, and the dissolute feasts of the heathens in honour of their idols. Eadie, D. D.The command, "be filled with the Spirit," is virtually an injunction to pray more fervently for enlarged spiritual communication, and to cherish those influences already enjoyed. Because of their necessity. That you may cast off this abominable vice, and stifle your excessive delight in intemperate drinking, and in that mirth which attends it, sit down, and seriously think of the distresses and miseries which your brethren labour under, in one part or other of the world.6. It is in meeting this desire that we must come to realize the two great sources of cheerfulness. Plato boasts of the immense quantities of liquor which Socrates could swill uninjured; and the philosopher Xenocrates got a golden crown from Dionysius for swallowing a gallon at a draught. Sin, in every form of its indulgence, is to be looked upon as an intoxication. That which makes this sin is, first, the not restraining of our extravagant desire and appetite, which I mentioned before, and, secondly, the actual gratifying and satisfying of our desires. We must make use of the appointed means.III. There is a contrast between two habits here - the habit of drinking wine, and the habit of being filled with the Spirit. H. Evans, M. Read with trembling (Isaiah 5:11). Manton, D. D.)LinksEphesians 5:18 NIVEphesians 5:18 NLTEphesians 5:18 ESVEphesians 5:18 NASBEphesians 5:18 KJVEphesians 5:18 Bible AppsEphesians 5:18 ParallelEphesians 5:18 Biblia ParalelaEphesians 5:18 Chinese BibleEphesians 5:18 French BibleEphesians 5:18 German BibleEphesians 5:18 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)Their strength is weakened, that they cannot resist any temptation.(T. The gospel of our eternal hopes is the feast which crowns all; and the congregation in church, made up equally of friends and strangers, is a wonder of fellowship and a most pure joy of love. Family life is God's wine of fellowship all the year round. A. It is good nature and friendship, they say, to sit and drink, even till they can drink no more.2. In order to be "filled with the Spirit," you must be the subject of the same ardent desire which is expressed in many parts of Scripture.5. The clear revelation we have concerning His agency, beyond all which was given in former ages of the Church, lays us under strong obligations to desire to be filled with His influences. That this frame of heart is wrought in us by the Spirit or Holy Ghost that came down from heaven, is evident also in Scripture. It means, to begin with, that the Spirit-filled man sings and makes melody in his heart. They talk of God; there is something about their creed that is so Jewish; they speak so much more of God, than of God in Christ. 3. But Christians are "filled" with the Spirit, whose influences are not only powerful, but replete with satisfaction to the heart of man. Scripture: Ephesians 5:18–20, Colossians 3:16. Consider the dreadful woes that are denounced against this sin. That you may effectually abandon this vice, be careful to avoid all the occasions of it. Wine, without doubt, was given us by our gracious Benefactor to delight the taste, and refresh the palate, especially when sorrow and trouble clog the mind, and begin to oppress and weigh it down. I am not going to say that fashion has no place; I know fashion has a place; but fashion has no right to meddle with morals. The reasons why Christians are so strictly bound to be filled with the Spirit.1. The martyrs found an intensity of spirit quickening on the boundary between life on earth and life in heaven; not only proving that "death is abolished," but that all the joys of our earthly life are but poor shadows going before our eternal human delights. His relation to Christ obliges us (Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6). He must pray more, seek after godliness more, covet the best gifts more. WHY THIS IS MADE A MATTER OF EXHORTATION TO US. By "the Spirit, the Spirit of truth, of life, of grace, of might, of wisdom and revelation, of Father and the Son, we are baptized, often termed the Holy Spirit, the eternal Spirit" here, is meant that Divine Agent, in whose name, as well as in those of the holiness, the Comforter, the Spirit of God, of Christ. Lynchburg, VA 24502 Sunday: 8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am Wednesday: 7:00pm (434) 239-5040 office@cclburg.com For God hath so constituted the nature of man's body that he stands in need of drink as well as of meat.2. The exhilaration which they covet can only be felt periodically, and again and again must they drain the wine cup to relieve themselves of despondency. As wine is given to cure the infirm and fainting, so likewise to cheer and delight the sound and healthy. THE SOLEMN CAUTION. And yet I cannot say that this sort of men are wholly free from drunkenness; for it is possible they may be drunk even with their sobriety, i.e., with the conceit of it; they may be intoxicated with pride and arrogance, or with spite and malice, or with a heady confidence of success in their evil enterprizes. How dark his perception of the Atonement, how little did he see of what Jesus came into the world for! And every minutest crevice left unfilled by good must, by the law against vacuum, be filled by something worse, something which must adulterate and may ruin at last the whole.(H. )Not spirits, but "the SpiritJ. Look at the Apostle Peter before the day of Pentecost. He has reached a high level and his religion has become, as it seems to him, self-acting. Hence, as we walk in the Spirit we receive power from Him to live changed lives, lives that are not controlled by sin and lust - such lives become a powerful witness that will draw men to salvation in Christ, when the Gospel is preached to them.This has actually been the personal experience of many believers. The reasons why Christians are so strictly bound to be filled with the Spirit.1. They that are filled by the one are acted by a contrary principle.2. In the last place, I am to offer to you some proper means and helps whereby you may effectually extirpate this odious vice.They are such as these:1. Plato boasts of the immense quantities of liquor which Socrates could swill uninjured; and the philosopher Xenocrates got a golden crown from Dionysius for swallowing a gallon at a draught. That you may do so, learn to relish the pleasures of religion and holiness. The reasons why Christians are so strictly bound to be filled with the Spirit.1. Read with trembling (Isaiah 5:11).3. The phrase is taken two ways —(1)Either to be filled with the gifts of the Spirit; or(2)with the graces of the Spirit. He does not put aside the flour of wheat because Christ is the true Bread. For the right understanding of which I premise this, that wine is one of the good creatures of God which He hath given for the use of men. They must be decoyed by facts, and the science of things patent to their senses. It is recognized by the Church itself in the appointment of thanksgiving days and special services — when we are summoned to show our gladness in a livelier strain. It is a sensation of want — a desire to fly from himself, a craving after something which is felt to be out of reach, an eager and restless thirst to enjoy, if at all possible, some happiness and enlargement of heart, that usually leads to intemperance. 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