Category Archives: Ephesians

October 30 – Prison Letters – Fight the Right Battle in the Right Way

Read Ephesians 6:10-24 “A tragedy of this magnitude has to be someone’s fault!”  Those words, spoken by Mr. Wilson in the movie Dennis the Menace, reflect how many of us feel when we experience challenges in life.  We look for the person to … Continue reading

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October 29 – Prison Letters – Christian Relationships

Read Ephesians 5:21-6:10 Your relationship to Christ has bearing upon your human relationships.  Well, I should say that God has designed that Jesus followers relate to others differently than the mainstream of people.  Whether or not that really happens requires our … Continue reading

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October 28 – Prison Letters – Watch your step!

Read Ephesians 5:1-22 “Watch your step!” We use that instruction as people walk on ice, make their way across a cluttered floor, or navigate difficult terrain.  It is an admonition to carefully consider the placement of each foot.  With that statement, … Continue reading

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October 27 – Prison Letters – Life Change

Read Ephesians 4:1-32 I have two nephews and a niece that live in Arizona and Colorado.  Unfortunately, due to the distance, I don’t get to see them nearly as often as I would like.  Months and sometimes even years may fly … Continue reading

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October 26 – Prison Letters – Distinct and Unworthy

Read Ephesians 3:1-21 “Squirrel!”  Our pastoral staff often uses that single word from the Disney/PIXAR film “Up” in describing a situation where someone was distracted from the main focus in a conversation.  If we are honest, all of us are subject … Continue reading

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October 25 – Prison Letters – Dead vs Alive, Seperated vs United

Read Ephesians 2:1-22 If you are a true follower of Jesus, you have a “before and after” story.  Even if your conversion to Christ occurred at a young age, something significant happened when you embraced Christ.  There were changes.  Some of … Continue reading

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October 24 – Prison Letters – Your Identity and Responsibility

Read Ephesians 1:1-23 Ephesus was a key city in the first-century Roman Empire.  It was the capital of the province of Asia.  Its location near the eastern shore of the province (modern day Turkey) made it an important center of trade. … Continue reading

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