Kathie’s Ephesus Dig (Ephesians 2:14-17)

Paul presented the gift of God in Christ and the benefits we receive so clearly that we cannot help but ask ourselves, “Do our lives reflect that reality as they should?” 14-15 The Messiah has made things up between us so that we’re now together on this, both non-Jewish outsiders and Jewish insiders. He tore… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus (Ephesians 2:14-17)

Paul had a unique role as the messenger of the Gospel to non-Jews, but this letter is written to all the members of the church in Ephesians in all its glorious diversity. Read Ephesians 2:14-17 in The Message. If possible, read these verses aloud. 14-15 The Messiah has made things up between us so that… Read More

Kathie’s Roman Digs (Week 13-Romans 5:1-11)

We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand—out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise. Romans 5:2, MSG Now that… Read More