Category: Ephesians

United by Praise
June 14th, 2015

Ephesians 4:3-6 In his high priestly prayer in John 17 Jesus prayed: (John 17:20–23) “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May […]

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Reflecting the King
June 7th, 2015

Ephesians 4:1-6 Why do we try to live obedient lives? Is there an obligation to God to obey him because he saved us? Do we obey out of fear of what he might do if we do not obey? On the other hand, we are saved by grace. We do not deserve to be saved; […]

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Immeasurably More
May 31st, 2015

Ephesians 3:20-21 I became a follower of Jesus in the spring of my second year of university and that summer worked as a lifeguard. Every day I bought a lottery ticket for the New Jersey state lottery and prayed that I would win. I did this all summer long. In my daily devotions I read […]

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The Breadth and Depth of the Love of Jesus
May 24th, 2015

Ephesians 3:14-19 When I was young, I used to think that people in the middle ages were not very intelligent, and that with the passing of time we have become more and more intelligent. In the middle ages superstition thrived because people did not know why there were eclipses or why there were earthquakes. In […]

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The Grace, Mystery, and Humility of Salvation
April 12th, 2015

Ephesians 3:1-13 I did a quick search on the internet and discovered that Jews are going to hell. They will be joined by Catholics and atheists. Liberal Christians are going to hell as are gays and Islamic terrorists. To my surprise I discovered that aliens will also go to hell. If I had looked longer […]

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