Rejoice in Hope….

Romans 5:2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. – Romans 5:2 Through Jesus we have been given the opportunity to approach and enter the kingdom of God by believing and trusting in the promises of…

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Reconciliation Brings Peace

reconciliation: that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.

Ephesians 2:14-17 14 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16…

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Separated from Christ

remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

Ephesians 2:11-13 11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise,…

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Dead in Sin.

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience

Ephesians 2:1-3 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in the passions of our…

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Paul’s Prayer

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom

Ephesians 1:15-18 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of…

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An Inheritance that is Everlasting.

In Christ we have obtained an inheritance,

Ephesians 1:11-12 In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. Only going to look at a short…

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13 The Future

all Israel will be saved

Do you have any idea what your future holds? I guess not. None of us has any idea what is ahead for us. We make plans but they do not always fall into place. So what does the Bible say about the future? The Bible is not a horoscope. You will not get any indication…

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10 Pain and Suffering

pain and suffering

Why is there pain and suffering in the world? This is one of the most frequently asked questions to those who believe in God. The question of pain and suffering provides the greatest challenge to the belief in God We will all experience suffering in this life. Naturally we cry out why? If God is…

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5. The Holy Spirit.

sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

In some ways the Holy Spirit is hard to understand. To try to help us understand let’s take a look at what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit. The Bible teaches that “God is Spirit, and those that worship Him must worship him in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24).  The Spirit of God…

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