Tag Archives: Faith

Armour of God IV: The Shield of Faith

Faith changes my context, experience, and perspective. I trust that I have freedom from the penalty of my sin because of Jesus. I have a higher purpose, a greater calling, and an eternal promise from God that I am covered … Continue reading

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Work It

In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul sets up a contrast which perfectly explains the relationship between salvation and works. They are related, to be sure, although not in the way many people think. Have you done your good deed … Continue reading

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Know Know Prayer

The apostle Paul prayed the Know Know Prayer for the Ephesians. People prayed the same for me when I was a hopeless teenager searching for meaning. God’s power works through us as we share and pray for others to know … Continue reading

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Prayer: Using Your Brain and Knees

I am convinced that we absolutely cannot do things on our own. Jesus said, “Apart from me you can do nothing.” At the same time, he gave us both brains and knees. So think. And pray. Act into your prayer. … Continue reading

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Pray: All Times All Things

The message of the Bible regarding prayer is to pray at all times for all things. In trouble? Pray. Happy? Praise. Sick? Call elders to pray over you. The expression of our hearts to God regarding our circumstances is essential … Continue reading

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Without Excuse

We can see him. In what was made. Creation is the great equalizer. We can see and respond to God based on creation. His eternal power and divine nature are visible. So what do you see in creation and how … Continue reading

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Reach Glory In Faith

Today we realize that our sin keeps us from acceptability to God. We cannot do anything in our power to fix that. Jesus can. And did. And so, today let’s look to Jesus. Consider trusting him in faith to fix … Continue reading

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