Tag Archives: Ephesians

Trusting Only In God’s Word

Let Your mercies come also to me, O LORD— Your salvation according to Your word. So shall I have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in Your word. – Psalm 119:41-42. God, as our Heavenly Father … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Grow Up! – 2

Scripture Text – Galatians 4:1-18 He Explains Their Adoption – Continued Now I say that the heir, as long as he is a child, does not differ at all from a slave, though he is master of all, but is … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Grow Up! – 1

Scripture Text – Galatians 4:1-18 One of the great setbacks to legalism in the Christian’s lifestyle is that it gives the appearance of spiritual maturity when, in reality, it leads the believer back into a “second childhood” of Christian experience. … Continue reading

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Your Word Is Truth

YOUR WORD IS ABSOLUTE TRUTH! And now, O Lord GOD, you are God, and your words are true. – 2 Samuel 7:28 ESV. “Now by this I know . . . that the word of the LORD in your mouth … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 3

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 We continue with Peters warning to the church to be alert and vigilant. This is the second of the three aspects addressing the subject of false teachers in the church. The False Teachers Destroyed … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 2

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 We continue with Peters warning to the church to be alert and vigilant. This is a continuation of the first of the three aspects addressing the subject of false teachers in the church. The … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 1

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 One of the most successful rackets in the world today is the selling of “fake art.” Even some of the finest galleries and private collections have been invaded by paintings that are clever counterfeits … Continue reading

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God Calls You By Name!

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Faith In/Is Action – 2

Scripture Text – James 2:14-26 Faith is not just a key doctrine in the Christian life, but an important aspect of any true Christian lifestyle. Last time we discussed dead faith; this second aspect of faith we will tackle is … Continue reading

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Faith In/Is Action – 1

Scripture Text – James 2:14-26 Faith is not just a key doctrine in the Christian life, but an important aspect of any true Christian lifestyle. The sinner is saved by faith (Ephesians 2:8–9), and the believer must walk by faith … Continue reading

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The Love of God

“I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.” – John 10:28 ESV. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ … Continue reading

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The Power of Speech – 4

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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The Power of Speech – 3

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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The Power of Speech – 2

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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The Power of Speech – 1

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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Intimacy With The Lord – 2

*Pastor’s Note: This is the second of the three parts of a message I posted on my first website back in the early 90s. I HAVE updated some of the Scripture references and the pictures were added for this posting. … Continue reading

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Pleasing God

I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court; indeed, I do not even judge myself. My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me. … Continue reading

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Saved By Grace – A.W. Tozer

For Monday August 29, 2022: SAVED BY GRACE Ephesians 2:8-9 (NKJV) For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Nobody has … Continue reading

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Abolishing Hostility

For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 – God’s Word

*Pastor’s Note: The following is from one of Warren W. Wiersbe’s Bible outlines. Warren W. Wiersbe (May 16, 1929 – May 2, 2019) was an American Christian clergyman, Bible teacher, conference speaker and a prolific writer of Christian literature and … Continue reading

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