Nineteen years ago, in what now seems like a very different time, two airplanes flew into the World Trade Center towers in the Manhattan borough of New York City. A plane hit the Pentagon, and another attempted to hit the White House, but was thwarted by heroes who retook the cockpit, unfortunately falling to their … Continue reading 9/11
Ephesians 2:1–10 (NKJV) 1 And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, 2 in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience, 3 among whom also we all once conducted … Continue reading Sinful Humanity Saved by Grace
Ephesians 1:15–23 (NKJV) 15 Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the … Continue reading Who is God?
Ephesians 1:1–14 (NKJV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God,To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.Ephesians 1:1-2 In this brief passage, Paul greets the church in Ephesus with a blessing of grace … Continue reading Grace to You
Galatians 6:11–18 (NKJV) 11 See with what large letters I have written to you with my own hand! 12 As many as desire to make a good showing in the flesh, these would compel you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer persecution for the cross of Christ. 13 For not even those who are circumcised … Continue reading Don’t Go Back!
Galatians 6:1–10 (NKJV) 1 Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted. 2 Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. 3 For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is … Continue reading Sowing and Reaping
Galatians 5:16–26 (NKJV) 16 I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish. 18 But if you are … Continue reading Walking in the Spirit
Galatians 5:7–15 (NKJV) 7 You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? 8 This persuasion does not come from Him who calls you. 9 A little leaven leavens the whole lump. 10 I have confidence in you, in the Lord, that you will have no other mind; but he who troubles you shall bear his judgment, whoever … Continue reading Who Hindered You?
Galatians 5:1–6 (NKJV) 1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. 2 Indeed I, Paul, say to you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing. 3 And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that … Continue reading Stand Fast
Galatians 4:21–31 (NKJV) 21 Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not hear the law? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. 23 But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and he of the … Continue reading Children of Promise