devotion 12-5-15

Ephesians 6:18-24 18Pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert and always persevere in supplication for all the saints. 19Pray also for me, so that when I speak, a message may be given to me to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, 20for … [Read more…]

devotion 12-3-15

Using God’s armor, Stand against the forces of evil Ephesians 6:10–18 10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. 11Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12For our struggle is not against enemies of blood and … [Read more…]

devotion 12-2-15

Eph. 6:1-9 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2“Honor your father and mother” —this is the first commandment with a promise: 3“so that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” 4And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up … [Read more…]

devotion 12-1-15

Ephesians 5:21-33 21 Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Saviour. 24Just as the … [Read more…]

Devotion 11-30-15

Eph. 5:1-20 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, 2and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. 3But fornication and impurity of any kind, or greed, must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among saints. 4Entirely out of … [Read more…]

devotion 11-28-15

Ephesians 4:25-32 25So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbors, for we are members of one another. 26Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27and do not make room for the devil. 28Thieves must give up stealing; rather let … [Read more…]

devotion 11-25-15

Ephesians 4:17-24 17Now this I affirm and insist on in the Lord: you must no longer live as the Gentiles live, in the futility of their minds. 18They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart. 19They have lost all sensitivity and have abandoned … [Read more…]

devotion 11-23-15

Ephesians 4:1 – 12 Unity in the Body of Christ I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3making every effort to maintain the unity of the … [Read more…]

Ephesus

It is good to be home! I wanted to send you more pictures; unfortunately, my i-photo on my lap-top is frozen in a perpetual search for something or other, and I cannot access or download photos. I was able to e-mail this one of the Library of Celsus, in Ephesus, to myself from my phone … [Read more…]