MEDITATIONS 13: ARMOR OF GOD

When I was around 8 years old my parents took me to a large church event. It was a skit & show dedicated to the Gospel. During the event the actors called the children up with them to do a skit and dance about the Armor of God. I don’t remember the skit, but I…

MEDITATIONS 12: EPHESIANS 5:21-33 ~HUSBANDS & WIVES IN CHRIST

Eph 5:21-33 “Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In the same way, husbands out to…

MEDITATIONS 11: EPHESIANS 5:1-20

“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” (Eph 5:1-2) NIV STUDY BIBLE (RED LETTER EDITOIN), (EPH 5:1-2) Follow God’s example, how the world would be different if we…

MEDITATIONS 9: EPHESIANS 4

Chap 4: Outline: Chapter 4 is full of instructions for the believer. Paul takes time to teach believers about how they should act towards themselves, family, neighbors, and community. Going over how to communicate and about how emotions strongly affect them and the community. He urges charity and to abstain from idleness. God’s gifts to…

MEDITATIONS 8: EPHESIANS 3

Chap 3: (Forgive this author, he is still looking for his APA manual) Outline: Eph 3: 1 – 6 The mystery of Gentile’s salvation and being brought into the body of Christ along with the Israelites is revealed. It was not made known to people in the past It has now, “been revealed by the…

MEDITATIONS 7: EPHESIANS 2

Chap 2: (Forgive the formatting issues, this author is still learning how to use WordPress.com) Thoughts given at the bottom of the outline. Outline: Eph 2: 1 – 3 What believers were before they were saved by the Grace of God through Faith. Before accepting Christ they were dead in sin as transgressors Following, “the…

MEDITATIONS 6: EPHESIANS INTRO & 1

Intro: There is debate on the authorship of Ephesians due to the lack of introduction as found in all of Paul’s other letters. However, if these letters were written by Paul, he wrote them to be passed around from Church to Church. Speculative, these 7 Churches in Ephesians are the Churches referenced in Revelations. The…