October 12, 2014

Ephesians 1:19-23 – Knowing His Power If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will make sure our world view allows for the use of unbelievable power by believers in Jesus. 2) We will not allow the enemy to intimidate us into thinking…

October 5, 2014

Ephesians 1:15-18 – Knowing Him Better If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will see our faith in Jesus as key and central to who we are. Without it, we are wasting our time. 2) We will see the spreading of His…

September 21, 2014

Ephesians 1:11-14 – Chosen From Among All If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will accept and rejoice in all those (including ourselves) whom God brings into His Church. This is a big deal. This is the reason the book of Ephesians…

September 14, 2014

Ephesians 1:7-10 – The Master Plan Revealed If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will see ourselves as God sees us, sinners in need of redemption, people who need to have their sins forgiven, people who trust in the blood of Christ…

September 7, 2014

Ephesians 1:1-6 – Chosen! If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will see ourselves as chosen by God, not because of how good we are, but how saving us best displays His glory, best showcases the universality of the gospel. Can you…

August 31, 2014

Ephesians 2:11-18 – Uniting People Under the Lordship of Christ If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will see ourselves differently. We will see ourselves primarily and at our core as followers of Christ or not followers of Christ. It will not…

August 24, 2014

Isaiah 66 – The Whole World Will See His Glory If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will tremble at the Word of the LORD. We will take it seriously, deadly seriously, viewing it as the words of life and death. 2)…

August 17, 2014

Isaiah 65:17-25 – A New Home for New People If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will lower our expectations for perfection here on earth. 2) We will raise our emphasis on the new creation. We will live for it, yearn for…

August 10, 2014

Isaiah 65:1-15 – Outsiders Get In and Insiders Get Kicked Out If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) First and foremost, we will NOT rely on our spiritual heritage or personal accomplishments for our status before God. Those things get us nowhere. You…