Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Ephesians

Oh Such A Great Danger Is Anger

EPHESIANS 4:31-32 – Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  OH SUCH A GREAT DANGER IS ANGER. Have we considered just how destructive sinful anger is when it is…

Evaluating Our Spiritual Condition

EPHESIANS 5:15–16 – Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  EVALUATING OUR SPIRITUAL CONDITION.  There are many ways for Christians to examine themselves to determine their spiritual condition. The Bible gives us many tests to diagnose our spiritual health and…

Growing In The Grace and Knowledge of Jesus Christ

EPHESIANS 4:20-24 – But that is not the way you learned Christ!—assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put…

This Is The Christian Life

EPHESIANS 5:1-2 – Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THIS IS THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.  The Christian life is defined by the Apostle Paul in today’s scripture. It may be understood as “A walk in…

Three Marks of Loving the Lord

EPHESIANS 6:24 – Grace be with all who have undying love for our Lord Jesus Christ.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THREE MARKS OF LOVING THE LORD.  It is why we were created.  It is why we are saved.  It will be our purpose and privilege throughout eternity in the new heavens and earth.  And it makes perfect sense!   This “it” is…