Ephesians Study: God’s Workmanship

[Ephesians 2:1-10] All you do is STRANGE and WONDERFUL (Psalm 139:14) We are clay. You are the Potter. We are all the work of Your hand (Isaiah 64:8) God is Rich in Mercy By Grace saved through faith Gift of God – not works – not fulfillment of Law’s demands least man boast Because of … Continue reading Ephesians Study: God’s Workmanship

More Than a Story: Fruitfulness

[The Unproductive Fig Tree: Luke 13:6-9, Withered Fig Tree: Matthew 21:18-22] Colossians 1:9-10 – “For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that … Continue reading More Than a Story: Fruitfulness

A Great Tragedy

We all have different images that come to mind when we hear the phrase “tragedy.” In Ecclesiastes, Solomon wrote that “a great tragedy” was that people who would “work wisely with knowledge and skill” would end up leaving the fruits of their labor to someone else, “someone who hasn’t worked for it.” Imagine your job. … Continue reading A Great Tragedy

Whom I Have Believed

There is one word in this verse that sticks out to me. Paul wrote, “Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know WHOM I have believed.” Whom I have believed. Whom. Jesus Christ. I have a degree in Christian Ministry. I have quite a collection of commentaries, dictionaries, and other books for biblical … Continue reading Whom I Have Believed