Enlightenment through Prayer and Fasting

Sep. 1, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:15–19(CSB) PRAYER FOR SPIRITUAL INSIGHT 15 This is why, since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 I never stop giving thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.

Six Spiritual Blessings: #3 Redemption

Jul. 26, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:7–8(CSB) 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace 8 that he richly poured out on us with all wisdom and understanding.

Six Spiritual Blessings: #4 Revelation

Jul. 21, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:9–10(CSB) 9 He made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he purposed in Christ 10 as a plan for the right time—to bring everything together in Christ, both things in heaven and things

Six Spiritual Blessings: #2 Adoption

Jul. 7, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:3(CSB) GOD’S RICH BLESSINGS 3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavens in Christ. Ephesians 1:5–6(CSB) 5 He predestined us to be adopted as sons through

Six Spiritual Blessings: #1 Election

Jun. 30, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:3–4(CSB) GOD’S RICH BLESSINGS 3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavens in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him, before the foundation of the

The Means of Grace and Peace

Jun. 26, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:1–2(CSB) GREETING 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will: To the faithful saints in Christ Jesus at Ephesus., 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Back From the Dead

Apr. 21, 2019 by

Mark 16:1–8(CSB) RESURRECTION MORNING 16 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they could go and anoint him. 2 Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week,

Jesus Came to Save

Apr. 14, 2019 by

Mark 11:1–14(CSB) THE TRIUMPHAL ENTRY 11 When they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 2 and told them, “Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it,

Faithful Marriages

Apr. 8, 2019 by

Mark 10:2–12(CSB) 2 Some Pharisees came to test him, asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He replied to them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses permitted us to write divorce papers and send her

What Must I Do?

Mar. 31, 2019 by

Mark 10:17–31(CSB) THE RICH YOUNG RULER 17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before him, and asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 “Why do you call me

Come Home PART II

Mar. 24, 2019 by

Mark 8:34–38(CSB) TAKE UP YOUR CROSS 34 Calling the crowd along with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone wants to follow after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.35 For whoever wants to save his

Come Home PART I

Mar. 17, 2019 by

Mark 8:27–30(CSB) PETER’S CONFESSION OF THE MESSIAH 27 Jesus went out with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the road he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 They answered him, “John the Baptist;