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Tag: Ephesians

Prayers of Paul – Love with Discernment – Pt. 10

We are moving on to the third of Paul’s epistle prayers. This prayer deals with our love flowing out but balanced with a high level of discernment. There is a great need for both love and discernment in the… Read More

Prayers of Paul – Knowing the Love of Christ Personally – Pt.9

“may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Eph 3:18-19)… Read More

Prayers of Paul – Being Rooted and Grounded in Love – Pt.8

“that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love.” (Eph 3:17) We are continuing our study of Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 3. One important thing to understand is that in this prayer… Read More

The Innerworking of His Power – Part 1

At the conclusion of Ephesians 1 Paul prays a powerful prayer. Let’s see it in its full glory and then we’ll pull some nuggets out of it and show how it relates to our study. And please put… Read More

And the Bride Has Made Herself Ready – Pt.4

Being Adorned In Revelation 21 John had a vision of new Jerusalem and described it like this: “And I saw the holy city – the new Jerusalem – descending out of heaven from God, made ready like a… Read More

Our Position in Christ – The Crowning Achievement of God’s Grace – Part 4

Some of the crowning achievements of men are traveling to the moon, mastering flight, creating the wheel, creating photography, the establishment of democracy, the printing press and more of course. But what is God’s crowning achievement? Is it… Read More

Our Position in Christ – Set Apart and Blameless – Pt. 2

“just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love.” (Eph 1:4) What does it mean to be “holy?” Does it mean to… Read More

Prayers of Paul – Power Toward Us – Part 5

The third thing that Paul prayed in Eph 1 was that the believer would know the “…exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe.” (Eph 1:19a) It is impossible for our minds to comprehend God’s exceeding greatness… Read More

Prayers of Paul – An Illuminated Understanding – Part 3

Continuing our study on the prayers of Paul we find ourselves still in Ephesians 1. In the last article we learned about the true knowledge of God that Paul prayed we would have. Now we find Paul praying… Read More

The Effective Working of His Power

At the end of Ephesians 1 the Apostle Paul prays an incredibly powerful prayer. It is a prayer, like an onion, that has many layers. We will be focusing on the last portion of his prayer that relates… Read More