Kathie’s Ephesus Digs: Ephesians 3:7-10

Even though he is in prison for spreading the Gospel, Paul is still delighted and praising God for the role he got to play in telling everyone about the Good News. He gets to tell the mystery of God’s plan of redemption for all of humankind and welcome everyone into the same family—male and female,… Read More

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