Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ephesians 2:7

Why is God good to us? Why has He given us a new birth and a new life in Christ, and a part in His economy—His kingdom? God’s mighty plan of redemption began before the foundation of the world, and “we … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:6

Who deserves heaven? Do we, if we’re pretty good, or some especially godly people who have it all together spiritually? Perhaps some saints of old, such as Athanasius or Bede do, or at the very least, certainly Paul or Peter … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:5

If you were dying today, what would you want your children to know—what is so important that of all the things in lif, if they fail in this, nothing else would really matter? For myself, the thing I most want … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:4

What is the defining characteristic of a Christian—the one thing which is so different from how other people operate, that when someone sees it they recognize it can only be from God? If you said “love” you are right, because … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:3

Are you a good person? Do you obey the law and usually do what you’re supposed to? If so, you might feel that you stand a pretty good chance before God. But if you’ve never come to understand the nature … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:2

Who is the devil, and what does he do?  Is he the red creature with a tail and pitchfork of popular culture, or is he something else altogether?  According to the Bible, the devil, also known as Satan, is a … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:1

According to George Barna, a national survey group, up to 43% of the total U.S. population consider themselves born again, yet of these individuals, 91% do not have a Biblical worldview. Claiming the new birth involves submitting to the authority … Continue reading

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