Sealed With the Holy Spirit Ephesians 1:13-14 Ephesians 1:13-14 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of … Continue reading Excerpts From Ephesus – Part 4
Making Known the Mystery of His Will Ephesians 1:8-12 Ephesians 1:8-12 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; 9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: 10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he … Continue reading Excerpts from Ephesus – Part 3
Introduction The Apostle Paul’s Epistle to the church at Ephesus With very little argument, the Book of Ephesians is attributed to the Apostle Paul. Paul’s ministry to the church at Ephesus is found in the Acts of the Apostles. (Acts 18:18-21; 19:2-41; 20:17-35) Paul wrote this letter from his Roman prison cell, somewhere around 60-63 … Continue reading Excerpts from Ephesus – Part 2
This is the first “excerpt” from a commentary that I have written titled: “Ephesians: Preparing the Believer for Spiritual Warfare.”I am always in awe of the writers of the Bible. To put pen to papyrus, inspired by the Holy Spirit, to tell the story of God to man, is most wonderful and exciting. Next to … Continue reading Excerpts from Ephesus, Part 1
I believe the reason so many people follow these false teachers is because they are lazy. "Lazy" you may ask? Yes, an emphatic "Lazy."
"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." (Hebrews 11:1; King James Version) This is the only place in the Bible where Faith is defined. And yet, time and time again we are told about believers having faith and its importance in the life of the believer. The … Continue reading I Wasn’t There
The Gospel According to Luke The Gospel According to Luke is positioned as the third book of the New Testament and is the longest of the four Gospels, containing 24 chapters and 1151 verses. It is considered one of the three “synoptic” Gospels, written somewhere between AD 58-60. Luke is also attributed as the writer … Continue reading Introduction and Summary of the Gospel of Luke
For the apostle John, the idea that a Christian will continually or habitually practice sin goes against everything that John intends.
John's reference to "antichrists", meant that they were evident in the church in his lifetime. It is not a 20th or 21st century arrival.
A Christ like walk is attained, based on the maturity level of the believer.