Your House, Our House, His House

His House: Friday

Friday, March 22 Ephesians 6:10-24 Paul’s last words to the church encourage us that the battle we are engaged in it is not just physical. The prince of the power of the air that he mentioned in chapter 2 arrays a lot of enemies against the work of the church. Paul lists a lot of… Continue reading His House: Friday

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His House: Thursday

Thursday, March 21 Ephesians 5:1-6:9 This is a long passage, and it has a lot in it; but notice that Paul brings up the word walk again. It is our walk in love, not your walk in love. It is a shared walk - a shared journey. And how does Paul describe this journey? He… Continue reading His House: Thursday

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His House: Wednesday

Wednesday, March 20 Ephesians 4:17-32 This is the third time that Paul refers to the walk. This time, it is the walk of the Gentiles, and we are warned against it. Who are the Gentiles? They are the nations and the people who are separated from God. Being a Gentile has nothing to do with… Continue reading His House: Wednesday

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His House: Tuesday

TUESDAY, March 19 Ephesians 4:1-16 Look at how Paul describes a walk that is worthy of Jesus Christ. He talks about humbleness and gentleness and peace and long-suffering and patients. These are things that are not as common in human experience as we like to think they should be. Paul is harkening back to earlier… Continue reading His House: Tuesday

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His House: Monday

Monday, March 18 Ephesians 3:7-21 It is reassuring to know that he has chosen you and those you journey with to demonstrate God’s “manifold witness.” (v 10) in the public square, people want to downplay religion as secondary to real life. Nothing could be further from the truth according to Jesus and according to the… Continue reading His House: Monday

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His House: Friday

Friday, March 15 Ephesians 3:1-6 God always wanted you to be saved, to be a part of his church. You are special, but all who are saved are special. You get to be a part of the thing that God has been doing for all of history. This is reassuring isn’t it? That God chose… Continue reading His House: Friday

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His House: Thursday

Thursday, March 14 Ephesians 2:11-22 Churches focus too much on being “appealing” and “relevant.” We forget that our purpose is not to appeal to people but rather to live out the ministry of reconciliation completed in Christ. Whether people want Jesus to be the Savior is completely irrelevant. Remember. The people he served crucified Him.… Continue reading His House: Thursday