In our last episode in this podcast series on the book of Ephesians, we looked at the alternative lifestyles and realities born from the dust or from the breath of God. We continue along that theme in today’s episode as we look at a new kind of human God intended us to be and the
The nature of human life described by Paul in the book of Ephesians often does not match our perceived realities. In this podcast episode, continuing our look at the book of Ephesians, JB Shreve looks at the alternate lifestyles and realities for humans. God designed us to live in a certain way. Our response to
For some reason, many of our assumptions and perspectives about the church are far, far less than what the Bible describes. In this podcast episode continuing our series and walk through the book of Ephesians, we look at the descriptions of the church laid out in the New Testament. We were called to more. We
There is an interesting verse in Ephesians 3:19 whose mere verbiage invites us to inquire more about what it means. It is part of one of the long run-on sentences that Paul liked to use in his writings, so I will cite the whole verse so we can see what we are looking at here.
God wants us to see, to know, to understand the truth. And that truth has nothing to do with this world. We are surrounded by illusions, distractions, and lies. In this podcast devotional, continuing our walk through the themes of the book of Ephesians, we look at the requirement for spiritual sight. I pray
Religion puts the blessings and promises of God far away. There is always something more we have to do, something we must not do, some time that must pass; something always stands between us and the promises of God. That is not what the Bible teaches. It is not the truth Scripture says we get
Most translations of the Bible translate the word charis to grace. Nothing wrong with that except we have put our Sunday school glasses on and failed to see how big the reality of God’s grace is. Grace is the energy of God. It is His power flowing into our lives when He places His attention on us.
If you have done any amount of Bible study or training, you probably came across the term “the centrality of Christ.” This is a dominant theme in the book of Ephesians, but unfortunately, it is often stripped of its significance when we convert Christ into a mere intellectual concept or historical figure. While neither of
If you seek her as silver, And search for her as for hidden treasures; Then you will understand the fear of the LORD, And find the knowledge of God. I guess it is the treasure hunter principle Proverbs 2:4-5 (NKJV) I guess it is the treasure hunter principle mentioned in Proverbs 2 that is
This post is part of an ongoing series in the study of John we are doing during January. Subscribe to the blog for daily updates in the Bible Study posts. Subscribe to the podcasts to hear our discussion of the book of John throughout this month. Join us in your daily devotions as we travel through this