Category Archives: Ephesians

July 15 – Leadership – Equip

Read Ephesians 4:11-14 “We’re following the leader, the leader, the leader.  We’re following the leader, wherever he may go!” Playing “Follow the Leader” at recess was always one of my favorite things. Everyone would get in a line and we … Continue reading

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May 31 – Secret Sin – Bring it into the light!

Read Ephesians 5:6-14 It was a true sign of summer. My bare feet in the cool grass at dusk as the sun turned in for the night. Chasing an illusion that could only be seen for a second when it … Continue reading

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May 16 – What Does the Bible Say About Our Words?

Read Colossians 3:8, Ephesians 4:29 and James 3:1-12 Tugging on the reins as hard as six-year old muscles could, I was no match for our new horse, Ginger. Moments before, I couldn’t wait to be lifted onto the back of … Continue reading

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March 8 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 1

Read Matthew 1:1-25, Ephesians 1:13-14 and 2:13 I couldn’t pass up writing this devotional. Speaking of passing up, did you pass through that list of names in Matthew 1, or did you ,at least, savor some of them? No shame … Continue reading

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December 1 – The Songs We Sing – “Build My Life”

Read 1 Peter 2:4-10 and Ephesians 3:16-21 When I sing this song, my mind dives into the depths of my memories of God’s words. I see a house being built of living stones. I see Jesus, The Capstone, reigning over … Continue reading

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July 22 – United: Church – Ephesians 4

Read Ephesians 4:11-16 I have been blessed to be able to serve on the worship team at Grace Church for several years now as bass guitar player.  We have a wonderful team that comes together on a weekly basis to … Continue reading

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June 26 – Father’s Day 2020 – Ephesians 6

Read Ephesians 6:1-4 Today’s reading is nestled in a larger context of three relationship pairs found in Ephesians 5:22-6:9. In what is referred to as the “household code,” Paul outlines the relational responsibilities of each individual in the pair. Thus, … Continue reading

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May 15 – When I Get Out – Thankfulness

Read Ephesians 3:20-21 Shortly after purchasing the book JESUS CALLING by Sarah Young last December I broke my knee in a car accident, had surgery on it and I was laid up for 10 weeks. Then shortly after the bone … Continue reading

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March 28 – COVID-19: Life in the New Normal (Day 3)

Read Ephesians 5:22-6:4 As people facing the realities of life in a COVID-19 / stay-at-home world, we are currently identifying an important, relevant word each day. We have already explored “sovereignty” and “community.” In total, we will explore seven key … Continue reading

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January 8 – The Crucible of Crisis – The uncomfortable truth about trouble: God could stop it!

Read Ephesians 1:11 For the next two days we venture out into waters that will feel choppy and uncomfortable as concerns the connection between God and trouble. One month after 9/11, Christian apologist John Piper wrote an article entitled, “Why … Continue reading

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