Bondservants of Christ

Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Philippians 1:1-2 Opening chapter one of Philippians, we are blessed with a very familiar greeting from the Apostle […]

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Intro to Philippians

Before we get started expositing Paul’s epistle to the Philippians, it’s good practice to take a quick look at the setting and recipients of the letter so we have a clearer understanding of its context and purpose. The city of Philippi was located in ancient Greece (aka Macedonia) and was under the rule of the […]

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Paul’s Final Greetings

It’s been a long road, but we’ve come to the end of a verse-by-verse exposition of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  Throughout this astonishing letter we’ve been challenged, tested, exhorted, convicted, and encouraged.  We’ve seen the beloved apostle affirm and confirm many core doctrines of the Christian faith, just a few being God’s will and […]

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Praying Beyond Our Circumstances
Praying Beyond Our Circumstances

Last week we looked at Apostle Paul’s instruction to believers to pray at all times in the Spirit and also to pray for other Christians, especially for their faith and spiritual protection (Eph 6:18).  In the same thought, Paul continued by asking the Ephesian believers to pray specifically for his ministry: and pray on my […]

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Pray In The Spirit

From beginning to end, Scripture puts great emphasis on prayer.  It’s our way of bringing the needs of ourselves and others before our Creator and Sustainer, and the primary manner for us to intimately commune with our heavenly Father.  After his graphic illustration to believers about putting on the full armor of God (Eph 6:10-17), […]

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