Christine’s Dig into Ephesus

It’s always fun to hear from those of you who are participating the study. I haven’t successfully found a way for you to include graphics in the comment area–still exploring, but don’t hold your breath. 🙂 Christine from New South Wales is enjoying studying Ephesians, and she took the time to email her responses to… Read More

Why do I even try?

Have some of you noticed that we are not yet perfect? (No great surprise, right?) And are you ready to make the accusation that since people like me, who go through Christ in order to get things right with God, aren’t perfectly virtuous, Christ must therefore be an accessory to sin? The accusation is frivolous.… Read More

Growing good citizens

I am God—yes, I Am. I haven’t changed… Malachi 3:6 (The Message) God has given us laws to live by; we know what they are. And we know we’re going to mess up. He has a plan in place for that as well: love, grace, and mercy. His people know exactly where they stand with… Read More

Ephesians 1:11-18 He did this so we would give praise and glory to Him.

As a believer I know my purpose in life–to give praise and glory to God. God promises love, blessing, strength, encouragement, help, . . . I need to focus on studying scripture so that I can keep his words in the forefront of everything I think and do. I need to listen for his voice… Read More

Ephesians 1:7-10

God’s got a plan that can’t be beat–and He lets us see glimpses of it. One piece of the puzzle in HIS AMAZING LOVE, for he loved us so much that He sent his one and only son to die for all of our sins–mine and yours (John 3:16). He created us for relationship with… Read More

Ephesians 1:3-6 The focus of His love

The more I learn about this world, the more amazed I am at the complexities and synchronization. The more science tells me about my brain, my body, the more I see God’s systems throughout it all. There are not enough words to can explain even a portion of who God is. Yet this God designed… Read More