14 For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family[a] in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.Continue reading “Ephesians 3:14-21 – Prayer of Paul”
As we read through the third chapter of Ephesians, it starts with Paul beginning a thought to which he quickly cuts off and goes on a tangent. That beginning thought is not continued until verse 14, which we will cover next time, so tonight we are focusing on verses 2-13 in Paul’s letter to theContinue reading “Ephesians 3:2-13 – Our Story Matters”
Setting/Purpose: Like a lot of the New Testament books, the book of 1 John was written to combat the false teachings in churches and to bring the distraught people back to the original teachings of Jesus and the real Gospel. There is no confirmation within the text itself as to where this church was thatContinue reading “1 John Chapter 1 – Gospel Refresher”
As I am going through my reading and setting up my plan on how to teach the youth on Wednesday night, I wanted to include my little outline on here as well. We are in the middle of reading through the book of Ephesians. This week we are on Ephesians 2:11-22 – coming right afterContinue reading “Together in Christ – Ephesians 2:11-22”
I do not know if anyone truly realizes how easy it is to proclaim the name of Jesus Christ and to claim that He is your Lord and Savior.
As the Church, we have the privilege and responsibility of being the Body of Christ. We may be the closest thing to Jesus Christ that non-believers will see, so how do we actually put that to good use instead of merely claiming the name of Jesus to achieve some sort of moral high ground?