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 Ephesian believers and Tychicus. They […]

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The Church Shrinkage Movement

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 large following and it seems […]

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How to Grow Up Biblically (Ephesians 6:1-4)

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 and growing up is especially […]

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Following Imperfect Leadership

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 following look like? These questions […]

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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. Christ loves and cares for […]

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Living the Good Life (Ephesians 5:15-21)

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 pressure from the people in […]

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Let It Shine (Ephesians 5:7-14)

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 lives, serving others, and evangelizing. […]

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