July 20, 2014
Ephesians 6:18-20 Prayer is how we appropriate the armor of God, stand strong, and advance the gospel. Prayer is given more attention in this passage than any of the pieces of armor. Let us pray for ourselves, our Christian family, and for missionaries to have gospel boldness.
July 13, 2014
Ephesians 6:11-17 The Lord gives us His strength and His armor to stand strong against the powers of darkness. (We apologize, the first 10 minutes there’s some crackling noise now and then on the recording.)
July 6, 2014
Ephesians 6:10 “When Paul urges us to draw upon the power, might and strength of the Lord Jesus, he uses exactly the same trio of words which he has used in 1:19 (dynamis, kratos, and ischus) in relation to God’s work of raising Jesus from the dead” (John Stott). We will find ourselves strengthened as […]
June 29, 2014
Michiah recently graduated from high school and is seeking God’s direction for his life. He shared with us what God has been teaching him through his recent mission trip to Honduras, his week as a camp counselor, and his devotional life.
June 29, 2014
Ephesians 6:1-9 Challenge to Children, Parents, Workers, and Bosses. In our regular, daily lives we must ever remember we are in the Lord. As parents and as kids we have the opportunity to show a picture of what God is like as our Heavenly Father, and what Christians should look like who are following Him. […]
June 22, 2014
Ephesians 5:22-33 As husbands and wives live in love and respect for each other, they demonstrate the gospel to the world. This is the Mystery of Marriage. vv. 31-32: 31 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” 32 This mystery […]
June 15, 2014
Ephesians 5:15-21 “being filled with the Spirit” is where we have yielded our will to God’s, and His Spirit inside of us is directing us both to will and to do what God wants us to do. Being filled with the Spirit does not mean become overtaken in frenzy, but it is allowing God’s Spirit […]
June 8, 2014
Ephesians 5:8-14 We have become light, like if you could light a candlewick by getting it close enough to the sun—that candle will always be a lesser a light, but take that candle into a dark room, and it is going to make a profound difference—how? Because it got its flame from the sun, the […]
June 1, 2014
Ephesians 5:1-8 As God’s children we are to imitate Him by being pure in our moral lives.
May 25, 2014
Ephesians 4:29-32 We are called to live out grace to one another because of God’s great grace to us. Because we belong to God now, we should only speak words that build and always show kindness, compassion, and forgiveness. This message is part two of “How to Change Your Church (without changing churches).