WHO Is Church: Vices and Virtues
Ephesians 4:32 - "Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you." (ESV)
Consider the "vices" … more
WHO is Church: Radical Change
The apostle Paul exhorts the believers at Ephesus to "put off your old self" meaning the worldly connections to a life controlled by a continual … more
Who is Church: Opening the Box. January 15, 2017
Eph. 4:11-14 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, … more
In America, 80% of people call themselves Christian. Of that, 45% call themselves evangelical, born again Christians, and 25% say they call themselves Christian if asked their religion. A separate 2 … more
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, writes to God's holy people in Ephesus, the faithful ones in Christ Jesus.
Paul describes in this first letter, the extent of God's love for all. … more
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ. … more
"Believe It Or Not..."
"Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well." I John 5:1 NIV
The assurance of our … more
"What is Love?"
In the first epistle of John, chapter 4, he describes what is perfect love. As believers we have all the components available to us to become what God intended for each of us to … more
“Do not be surprised, my brothers and sisters, if the world hates you. We know that we have passed from death into life, because we love each other.” 1 John 3: 13-14 NIV
The Apostle John often uses … more
As sons and daughters we take on our earthly father's characteristics and mannerisms. We were created in God's image and as we join his family through salvation in Jesus Christ, we begin to take on … more