Category Archives: Ephesians

Ephesians 4:26-27 Step Away Satan!

The fight between good and evil—it is a common theme in books and movies, especially older movies, but there is no question that it is also a part of our daily life on this Earth. I Peter 5:8 warns us … Continue reading

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Ephesians 6:10-18 Dress For Success

Paul spends much of Ephesians telling us how to live in a way that is pleasing to God. In Ephesians 4, he calls us to unity and holiness, and to the understanding that even though we are all different and … Continue reading

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Ephesians 4:1-3 Gang Wars

United we stand; divided we fall.  Is that really true?  I think it depends on who you are standing with. Imagine this.  Setting: the poor side of town.  A lot of boarded up businesses and homes.  People gave everything they … Continue reading

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Ephesians 3:16-19 A Family Prayer

When I was in my first year of university, I had the very good fortune to meet a friend who encouraged me to memorize scripture.  We would choose a passage, and then one week later recite it to each other.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 6

We are not asked to obey our parents simply to make our lives more challenging or less fun, but so that we may have a long, good life.  This is the first commandment with a promise.  (Ephesians 6:1-3) Parents, don’t … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:4-7 Amazing Grace

I believe that the grace of God is much more amazing than we as humans can comprehend, and yet it is available to each one of us. Ephesians 2:1-3 describes the dire situation that the human race was left in because … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 5

God loves us so much, and He gave (and gives) of Himself for us.  He wants us to follow His example.  (Ephesians 5:1-2) God wants us to be pure and holy.  This takes discipline and self-control.  (Ephesians 5:3) Our words … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 4

In Ephesians 4 Paul gives us a lot of practical advice on how to behave and how to treat others in a way that lives up to our calling in Christ.  We were meant for better things than the petty … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:4 A Higher View

In honour of Ephesians week, I am reposting an entry that I shared with you a couple of months ago.  Some of you may have missed it, and some of you may be encouraged by reading this again. ——— Some … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 3

Until the time of Christ, Israel was known as God’s chosen people.  Others were essentially left out of the plan.  Samaritans for example, were regarded even less than that.  Now, Paul is saying that Christ came for everyone, and that … Continue reading

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