Tag: Jesus

  • Breathe

    Breathe

    Ephesians 3:1–3 (NASB 95) Paul’s Stewardship 1 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles— 2 if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace which was given to me for you; 3 that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before…

  • Chaos Destroyed

    Chaos Destroyed

    Ephesians 2:17–18 (NASB 95) 17 AND HE CAME AND PREACHED PEACE TO YOU WHO WERE FAR AWAY, AND PEACE TO THOSE WHO WERE NEAR; 18 for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father. Examine / Explain Let’s consider the relevance of this passage to our lives: Jesus, in His divine mission,…

  • Dysregulated Peace

    Dysregulated Peace

    Ephesians 2:14–16 (NASB 95) 14 For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall, 15 by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, which is the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, thus…

  • The Chosen

    The Chosen

    Ephesians 2:11–13 (NASB 95) 11 Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called “Uncircumcision” by the so-called “Circumcision,” which is performed in the flesh by human hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having…

  • Comfortable Suffering

    Comfortable Suffering

    Ephesians 2:8–10 (NASB 95) 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; 9 not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we…

  • Un-yoked?

    Un-yoked?

    Ephesians 2:6–7 (NASB 95) 6 and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, 7 so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. Examine / Explain Having been granted new life from spiritual…

  • This again?

    This again?

    Ephesians 2:3–5 (CSB) 3 We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also. 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love that he had for us, 5 made us…

  • Christianity Confusion

    Christianity Confusion

    Ephesians 2:1–2 (NASB 95) 1 And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, 2 in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience. Examine / Explain In our humanity, we are…

  • Counterfeit Authenticity

    Counterfeit Authenticity

    Ephesians 1:21–23 (NASB 95) 21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. 22 And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, 23 which is…

  • Power trip?

    Power trip?

    Ephesians 1:19–20 (NASB 95) 19 and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might 20 which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, Explain…