When we as Christians follow the will of God, God will speak to us and give us guidance in whatever we seek guidance for. In Ephesians 3:1-7, Paul talks about how God worked in his life after he dedicated his life for the Lord.
Let’s look at a little background first. In Ephesians 2:17, [...]
Christians are God’s temple. Many of us are aware of how when we become Christians, the Holy Spirit comes to dwell within us. Do you know that collectively, all Christians form a holy temple in the Lord? That is what Ephesians 2:20-22 says. These verses give us several things to think about as Christians.
In Ephesians 2:19, Paul elaborates on what Christ did for us when He died on the cross. He uses a metaphor of our state before and after we became Christians.
Ephesians 2:19 “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;”
We are [...]
I read Ephesians 2:14-17 today, and it struck me of the many actions which Christ did by His death on the cross. Actions, meaning things which were done as opposed to consequences or results which are more of a byproduct of something which happened. There were consequences to what Christ did on the cross. [...]
It is important sometimes to be reminded what God has saved us from. Even the strongest of Christians were lost and without hope one time, and without Jesus Christ. I was thinking the other day about Dwight Moody, that at one point in his life he was lost and unsaved. Even someone as great [...]
One of the basic precepts of Salvation is found in Ephesians 2:8-10, that being that our salvation from God is completely undeserved on our part; it is a complete gift from God to us; we are created for God’s glorification.
I was asked by email one time how does one know that they are [...]
From time to time, it is important for a Christian to stop and reflect what God has done for us. It is impossible to comprehend the enormity of it all. But we still need to give pause and review what He has done, and give Him thanks for it. In Ephesians 2:4-7, Paul reviews [...]
Beginning in Ephesians 2, Paul explains the great transformation that a Christian undergoes when God forgives them of their sins.
Ephesians 2:1 “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;”
Paul had just finished in chapter 1 talking about how God the Father has elevated Jesus Christ to the most [...]
In verse 19, Paul tells the Ephesians that God has worked His mighty power. In the following verses, Paul describes how this mighty power was carried out by means of His Son Jesus Christ, and the results of Him carrying this out.
First, Paul acknowledges that it is through Jesus Christ that God has [...]
In Ephesians 1:16, Paul tells the church at Ephesus that he remembers them continually in his prayers. In the following three verses, Paul tells the church specifically what he prays for them for. These three verses give us a good guidance as to how we should pray for each other.
Ephesians 1:17 “That the [...]