Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ephesians 1:9

What is God’s will? Can I ever really know what it is, or do I have to guess—try  to figure it out, but never really know if I got it right or not? “Having made known to us the mystery of … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:8

What makes someone smart? If you were to conduct a poll, chances are you would hear answers like “being born to smart parents,” “applying yourself” or “getting a good education.” The truth is that while the amount of raw intelligence … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:7

What, if anything, makes Christianity different from other world religions, or is it just one more of the many choices people prone to being religious have to choose from?  The answer, in the absence of a long treatise on the various … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:6

I wonder if it occurs to most people who exactly God is, and how incredibly wonderful He is. Because we see with human eyes—because He doesn’t show Himself to us as He is—most of us have absolutely no idea of … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:5

What are your plans for the New Year? As 2012 begins, many people make resolutions—old habits they want to break or new ones they’d like to develop. Others assess the upcoming year or more. Regardless of your particular agenda, however, … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:4

Why do some people respond to the message of the Bible, while others walk away? Are certain people predestined, while others are not? More simply, does God play favorites? These are hard questions, and ones which people have debated for … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1:3

What did you get for Christmas? If you’re like most, you’ll say an IPAD or IPhone, some clothes, something for the house or car, or whatever else was under your tree this year. A few people might say a car, … Continue reading

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