Colossians 1:1-2 / BLOG

We see Paul say he’s chosen by the will of God and not by the will of men. His authority doesn’t come from worldly officials, but by God. Paul was chosen to carry out God’s word and Christ’s message. Paul didn’t choose himself, but God called him to service. As believers were going to beContinue reading “Colossians 1:1-2 / BLOG”

1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG

“This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyedContinue reading “1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 5:22-33 / BLOG

“For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of his body, the church. As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. ForContinue reading “EPHESIANS 5:22-33 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 5:15-21 / BLOG

“So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the HolyContinue reading “EPHESIANS 5:15-21 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 4:17-32 / BLOG

Be truthful, we’re to be the light in these gentiles lives and not to be like them. Gentiles might try to attack us or try to get under our skin, but don’t attack them back or insult them. We’re to be graceful and mature. Don’t let your emotions get the best of you and listenContinue reading “EPHESIANS 4:17-32 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 4:7-16 / BLOG

“However, he has given each one of us a special gift through the generosity of Christ. That is why the Scriptures say, “When he ascended to the heights, he led a crowd of captives and gave gifts to his people.” Notice that it says “he ascended.” This clearly means that Christ also descended to ourContinue reading “EPHESIANS 4:7-16 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 4:1-6 / BLOG

“Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit,Continue reading “EPHESIANS 4:1-6 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 3:20-21 / BLOG

“Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen.”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭3:20-21‬ ‭NLT‬‬ God is capable of things that our minds can’t fathom.Continue reading “EPHESIANS 3:20-21 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 3:14-19 / BLOG

“When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trustContinue reading “EPHESIANS 3:14-19 / BLOG”

EPHESIANS 3:1-13 / BLOG

“When I think of all this, I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus for the benefit of you Gentiles… assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles. As I briefly wrote earlier, God himself revealed his mysterious plan to me. As you readContinue reading “EPHESIANS 3:1-13 / BLOG”