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
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
I believe the reason so many people follow these false teachers is because they are lazy. "Lazy" you may ask? Yes, an emphatic "Lazy."
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.
It is very important to understand the history of Paul. In his own words, he describes himself as: “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law … Continue reading What did the Apostle Paul believe concerning the Gospel of Grace as the only means of Salvation?
Paul carefully defends salvation found in the Gospel over the Law of Moses, for believers in Jesus Christ. He defines the relationship between faith and works, freedom and bondage.
In the New Testament, we read the epistles of Paul who calls himself an Apostle of Jesus Christ. Is Paul an Apostle? Does he fit the requirements to be an Apostle?
"Good, is just not good enough." That was the headline for the announcement that the Denver Broncos head coach John Fox and Executive Vice President John Elway had come to an agreement that they would part ways. This separation of a winning head coach sent shockwaves throughout the sports world.
Once again I write about the resurrection of Jesus. Once again I am in awe of Jesus redemptive work.
Have you ever taken your freedom for granted? The greatest sacrifice is one laying down his life for another. We should remember the importance of Independence Day as a struggling group of people were united into a nation as they declared their Independence from Great Britain.