Category Archives: Spiritual Gems in the New Testament

286. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. “Blessing God Who Blesses His People By Adopting Them Into His Family. Ephesians 1:5.”

We as believers choose to bless the Lord who chose to bless us by adopting us into His family. The Passage of Scripture. Ephesians 1:5 Eph 1:5 “In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the … Continue reading

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285. The World Needs God’s Healing Love And Power Now! Let’s together pray it into being! Praying through Ephesians.

I am finding a deep yearning in the hearts of believers in many parts of the world for God to move in a powerful way. The yearning is not just so that believers have a more peaceful life, though we … Continue reading

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284. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:4. We are chosen by God Himself to fulfil His purpose for us in His world

The passage of Scripture.  Eph 1:3 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 even as he chose us in him before the … Continue reading

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275.“FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Micro version!) Part 1 of 2.

The heading “FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words, is a Micro version of the full Easter story. So if someone asks you to explain the Easter story in less than 4 seconds, you can … Continue reading

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248. The Challenge of the Christ of Christmas. [For you and me!] Galatians 4:4-5

A lot has changed in our world over the last 5 years since I last wrote on this subject on this website. More will change in the coming years. But what does remain constant is the enduring message of Christmas. … Continue reading

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247.The Humility of Spirit-filled Believers. Pardon? Say that again! Ephesians 5:18-21

“Pardon! I must have heard you incorrectly. Did you say the humility of Spirit-filled believers?” That would be an oxymoron for sure in the view of many. [NOTE 1} It may be that your experience of people purporting to be … Continue reading

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246.  Genuine love. What is it? How should it behave? Romans 12:9-13

We have many wonderful English translations of the Bible at the moment, but sometimes a few fail to do justice to the real meaning of the Biblical text. Recently I was doing some study on the word for “hospitality” in … Continue reading

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