Often, at the end of the letter, the New Testament writer includes some personal remarks. Through these endings, we learn more about the authors, recipients and other people somehow related to the first two groups. At the end of Ephesians, we discover great truths of the relationship between Paul, the
John 6 records a very captivating event for us. If we are honest, this passage has some very harsh things to say about both the nature of our individual faith in Jesus and our tendencies as a youth or a modern church. We see Jesus finally gathering unto himself a
When soldiers are on the battle field, they at once leave all the things that entangle and disturb them from combat. More than that, they prepare themselves by putting on armor to protect themselves and attack the enemy. Why? Because combat is a matter of life or death. The spiritual
It is always fascinating to see how young people leave childhood and become adults. This process does not happen overnight, but nevertheless it is visible. God has given guidelines for this process, and we can see it through the instructions given to children and to parents. The topic of maturity
We all follow leadership, and none of it is perfect. Jesus was the only flawless leader. But this perfect leader is ok with us following imperfect leadership in the faces of fathers, husbands and pastors. Why he is not concerned? Is there an alternative to imperfect leadership? What does Christian
Often this passage is preached with the purpose of revealing the role of the husband and wife in the marriage. This time we will look at the glorious example of the relationship between Christ and the Church, and learn from it how we should view and relate to the church.
Ephesians 5:15-21 We find ourselves, especially people our young age, immersed in a culture of entertainment. We are bombarded from many angles in our surroundings with pressure to live lives of adventure, fun and excitement. But when our lives fail to reflect this expectation, not only do we feel more
Eph. 5:7-14 The presence of light in this world helps us function and accomplish much. Take away the light, and many things will become impossible to do! It is always encouraging to see the same principle expressed in the lives of believers, when they walk in the light, living victorious