In the final verses of Ephesians, Paul issues a request of the church at Ephesus. He asks them to pray for him that he would speak the gospel of Christ with boldness, and that those who hear would have their mystery concerning the gospel revealed.
Ephesians 6:19 “And for me, that utterance may be [...]
We can learn a lot about prayer in Ephesians 6:18. We can learn when to pray, how to pray, and the spirit in which we need to be in when we pray.
Ephesians 6:18 “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all [...]
Bible study and Christian maturity prepares you for victory against Satan. Paul gives a simple formula of the “ingredients” needed to defeat the devil. It is important that a Christian have all of these elements intact as they go through their daily walk within the world. Paul tells us this in Ephesians 6:13.
There are two realms in which the Christian lives their daily life: the physical world, and the spiritual world. The senses of our body cause us have a tendency to rely on the physical world. Those things we can see, hear, taste, touch or smell, these are all part of the physical world. While [...]
As we live our lives as Christians, we are living in the middle of a spiritual battle. There are two sides to this battle: Good and evil. God and Satan. Whether we like it or not, we are in this battle. We face attacks from Satan on a daily basis. Satan will tempt us [...]
In the final verses of Ephesians 5 and in the first verses of Ephesians 6, Paul has written of the obligations we have to each other and to the Lord. He spoke of the wife’s responsibility to her husband; the husband’s responsibility to his wife; to the child’s responsibility to their parents; the parent’s [...]
The first four verses in Ephesians chapter 6 speak of child rearing, and the child’s responsibilities to the parents.
Let me begin by saying that what I write here is not to be seen as advise of any kind in rearing your child. I am reading the Scripture and providing you my interpretation of [...]
In the final verses of Ephesians 5, Paul gives married couples instructions as to their relationship with each other. The instructions are very simple; however, the reflection of a marriage with the relationship that Christ has with the church is far-reaching.
I think it is important when we go through these few verses to [...]
Giving glory and praise to God is an essential result of having a close relationship with God. God asks us to provide glory to Him. In Romans, it says that God created us for His glory. Ephesians 5:20 implies that when we have a closeness to God, we will trust Him in all things.
Christians ought to get as much of God as they possibly can. We ought to read and study our Bibles and get as close to God as we can. We will soon find out that we will never exhaust the full blessings from God. God gives from a never-ending stream of blessings, and we [...]