The Power At Work Within Us

As the Apostle Paul rounds out what we know as chapter 3 of Ephesians (fun fact: the first Bible to be versified was the Geneva translation in 1560), he continues his encouragement to the church with the pinnacle of his exhortation in this passage.  He writes: Now to Him who is able to do far […]

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Comprehending Christ’s Love For Us

Last week we looked at how we, being members of God’s family, are strengthened by the Holy Spirit to do the will of God and hold firmly to our faith in Christ, and that this God-given strength is not for our own gain, but for God’s glory. Building on this, the Apostle Paul continues further […]

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Strengthened in His Power

Last week we saw how Paul challenged his readers to not lose heart over his many tribulations in preaching the gospel, because his suffering was for our glory (Eph 3:13).  Coming straight out of that statement, Paul began a series of encouragements and reminders of our position in Christ and the blessings we have as […]

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Boldness and Confidence Through Faith

Perhaps one of the hardest things for us believers to grasp is the assurance of our salvation.  It is easy to worry when we stumble in sin or think that we must clutch onto our salvation in our own strength.  This is where a huge difference is noted between the Christian faith and all other […]

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Mystery Hidden in Christ

One of the biggest blessings of carefully studying Scripture is finding little diamonds in the text that really get you thinking.  In today’s passage, we are given some very interesting insight into the spiritual and eternal world that exists just beyond our vision. To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, […]

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