Our God Reflections: Ephesians 3:14-21

In the last few weeks, I have shared some metaphors with you—God as the sun, and I am a moon that reflects His light. However, metaphors don’t always tell the full picture. This is what I was thinking about when I wrote the poem below. God Is My Light Source: Metaphors You can take a… Read More

Reflecting God: Do others see HIM?

Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and… Read More

Kathie’s Ephesus Dig: Ephesians 5:1-20

Paul talks to us here about how our lives should be different when we are believers in The Way than they were before we were saved. Faith not only changes us inside, but grows to be more and more visible as our relationship with God grows deeper. He starts by telling us, “Watch what God… Read More

Bible Dig in Ephesus: Ephesians 5:1-20

Ephesians 4 ended with: Don’t grieve God. Don’t break his heart. His Holy Spirit, moving and breathing in you, is the most intimate part of your life, making you fit for himself…Make a clean break… (Ephesians 4:30-32, MSG) Live in the Light Ephesians 4:32-5:2 tell us to follow Jesus Christ’s example, to live our lives… 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

Kathie’s Ephesus Digs: Ephesians 3: 14-19

I don’t usually kneel when I pray. My most intense praying is usually done in the middle of the night, wrapped in blankets in my bed, imagining that I am hugged in my Father’s arms. And this awesome, perfect Father of every father and child in heaven and earth, welcomes our time together. 14 For… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus: Ephesians 3:14-19

Paul laid out profound theological truths in the first part of this letter, not to correct any wrongdoing, but to encourage the readers to mature in the faith. Today’s verses are a great catalyst for my faith-life every time I read or remember them, because they bring my focus to who God is, help me… Read More