Category Archives: Ephesians

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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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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