More Abundantly

“Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations forever and ever.” Ephesians 3:20-21) Some wonder if these verses might have been where the…

Memorization

John 3:16 and Ephesians 2:8-9 are two of the most commonly memorized passages of the Bible. They are short and to the point and summarize in a few words the entire Christian faith: John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish…

Ephesians Bible Study Part Nine

In the last installment of this series of Bible studies based on Paul’s letter to the Ephesians we look at how the Gospel applies to parents and children, slaves and masters, and we examine the various elements of our Christian armor. “There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one…

Love Is the Fulfilling of the Law

Paul’s letter to the Romans follows a familiar pattern that is found in many of his letters. He spends the first several chapters focusing on the Gospel. Then in chapter 12 Paul starts to focus on applying the Gospel to our everyday lives: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to…

Ephesians Bible Study, Part Seven

In this section of his letter to the Ephesian Christians, the Apostle Paul continues to apply the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our everyday lives. ” There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—[5] one Lord, one faith, one baptism, [6] one God…

Ephesians Bible Study, Part Five

” There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—[5] one Lord, one faith, one baptism, [6] one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-5, ESV) Click here to watch a video version of…

Ephesians, Part Two

” There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—[5] one Lord, one faith, one baptism, [6] one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-5, ESV) Click here to watch a video version of…