Category Archives: Ephesians

Taking Up My Cross: Commission

Then the eleven disciples left for Galilee, going to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.17 When they saw him, they worshiped him—but some of them doubted! 18 Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given … Continue reading

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The Gift from God

Fathers, [and mothers] do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.       Ephesians 6:4 (NLT, my addition) Today I … Continue reading

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Are You Saved?

[reprinted from November 17, 2011] [Jesus said] “For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”     Luke 19:10 (NLT) If someone asks, “Are you saved?” what do they mean? I first heard this … Continue reading

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Fear of the LORD

[reprinted from July 9, 2012] Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. In Christ, God has given us every spiritual blessing in the heavenly world. That is, in Christ, he chose us before the world … Continue reading

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Family: The Alpha

[reprinted from May 3, 2010] For this cause, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches … Continue reading

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Home is …

A very common saying is “Home is where the heart is,” and that is very true. And most of us would agree that home is more than a building or geography. There are smells, voices, music, and even foods that … Continue reading

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Family: The Alpha

[reprinted from May 3, 2010] For this cause, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches … Continue reading

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Are You Saved?

[reprinted from November 17, 2011] [Jesus said] “For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”     Luke 19:10 (NLT) If someone asks, “Are you saved?” what do they mean? I first heard this … Continue reading

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Grace – Always and Freely

For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be … Continue reading

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Imitating My Heavenly Father

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. … Continue reading

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