Ephesians 6:1-9 (KJV)

6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. Beginning chapter 6, Paul continues with very practical instruction according to the mystery of Christ.  HeContinue reading “Ephesians 6:1-9 (KJV)”

Ephesians 5:22-33 (KJV)

5:22-24 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbandsContinue reading “Ephesians 5:22-33 (KJV)”

Ephesians 3:13-21 (KJV)

3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. Firstly, I love what pastor David Osteen has to say about it. He wrote that “Christ suffered to purchase our salvation and Paul suffered to proclaim it” (Colossians 1:24).  Paralleling this verse with Colossians 1:24, we see thatContinue reading “Ephesians 3:13-21 (KJV)”

Ephesians 3:1-12 (KJV)

3:1-2 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward This chapter division begins by Paul addressing the cause (reasoning) behind his message.  He says “For this cause”, after chapter 2 ends withContinue reading “Ephesians 3:1-12 (KJV)”

Grace In Our Weakness

In 1899 a poem was written by Henry Coyle titled “Thankful Heart”, that said the following about the grace of God. The poem states, “…For we are human, weak and prone to wrong,And by Thy grace alone are we made strong.” Profoundly, Coyle articulates one of the many attributes of Godly grace. We know thatContinue reading “Grace In Our Weakness”