Month: September 2019

Ephesians 2:1-10

The last several verses of Chapter 1 are soaring.  “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people, and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his rig ...[Read More]

Ephesians 1

Before looking at the text let’s look at a little of Paul’s relationship with the church at Ephesus.   Turn to Acts 19. We can see four things that are special: First, Paul encounters disciples who have received only the baptism of John and never heard of the Holy Spirit.  We’ve talked about this before but it is worth repeating. The baptism of John was the baptism of repentance and was almost a r ...[Read More]