Bible Doodle: Genesis 11

One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), and his grandson Lot (his son Haran’s child) and moved away from Ur of the Chaldeans. He was headed for the land of Canaan, but they stopped at Haran and settled there. Genesis 11:31 Through this genealogy (Genesis 11:10-26) and this family’s… Read More

Kathie’s Ephesus Dig: Ephesians 4:7-13

As I read through these verses, I remember this. A friend of mine recently held his new premature grandson, being very careful because the baby was so tiny and fragile. He told me all he could think about as he gazed at this new little helpless human, was that “this is what the Almighty God… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus: Ephesians 4:7-13

God works unity through spiritual gifts of leadership in the church. Grace is the gift we were all given, because no one deserves or can earn spiritual gifts. Before we read in Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, let’s read some correlating verses in the New Testament. Obviously, the idea of unity among believers is an… Read More

Kathie’s Ephesus Digs: Ephesians 3:1-6

Living in faith is a day-to-day journey that goes on for months and years, and we constantly face the temptation to get comfortable instead of faithful. Paul presents an alternate way of living that is only possible because of the gift of God in Christ. The benefits we receive are so clear that we cannot… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus (Ephesians 2:11-13)

Jews and Gentile worshipping together? In Ephesus, believers came out of both camps, and racial tensions were high. Paul tells them that it is only through Christ, through the Holy Spirit, that they will be able to live together in peace. Read Ephesians 2:11-13. If possible, read out loud. 11-13 But don’t take any of this… Read More