Blog Posts - Ephesians



HOMEMADE BILLY CLUBS

Perfect fingernails. That is the first thing I remember noticing on her as I held my newborn baby. When I examined her tiny hands for the first time, I made note of the perfectly manicured… Continue Reading… The post HOMEMADE BILLY CLUBS appe...
by Let There Be Pets on Aug 19, 2016

Logos Free Book – Ecclesiastes by Douglas B. Miller

Logos Bible Software is offering a volume of the Believers Church Bible Commentary for free in August 2016. During this month you can add Ecclesiastes by Douglas B. Miller to your Logos library for free, and for $1.99 you can add Thomas R. Yoder...
by Reading Acts on Aug 1, 2016

Logos Free Book – Ecclesiastes by Douglas B. Miller

Logos Bible Software is offering a volume of the Believers Church Bible Commentary for free in August 2016. During this month you can add Ecclesiastes by Douglas B. Miller to your Logos library for free, and for $1.99 you can add Thomas R. Yoder...
by Reading Acts on Aug 1, 2016

Dear UMC: Please No New Denominations

Personal Note This is the first time I’m writing a blog post for Unsettled Christianity—or any blog post, for that matter. I want to thank Joel Watts for the opportunity to share these thoughts on Unsettled Christianity. Schism—a sad possibilit...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 20, 2016

Prayer Window

When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father,[e] the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth.[f] I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ wi...
by Narrow Gate to Heaven? on Jul 17, 2016

The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar

 Davros. My name is Davros. Hello? Are you still there? Please, you’ve got to help me. You said I could survive. You said you’d help me. Help me! The Magicians Apprentice Spoilers! SUMMARY Now I’ve only seen three incarnations of the M...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 5, 2016

Hidden Dangers: 3 Ways to Inspect Your Foundation

A foundation is a prepared base or support for a structure to be built on. In times past, a  foundation stone was laid with great fanfare, often in a public ceremony. Many times during a ground-breaking ceremony, a local dign...
by God Mission Possible on Jun 29, 2016

The Power of Self Talk

In the church world we always talk about being careful with our speech when talking to others but what about when we are talking to or about ourselves? This is something that I have been thinking about for a while. I don’t always talk about myself...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jun 24, 2016

There's Nothing Wrong With the Unsaved!

...that prayer can't handle.But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, shou...
by FireSpeaks on Feb 12, 2016

ZAP!

I would have zapped us by now. Yep. So long human race. You have been given every chance, every act of mercy, every proof, every warning…Yet, you keep doing it. My cup is full and… Continue Reading… The post ZAP! appeared first on LET T...
by Let There Be Pets on Feb 8, 2016

Ephesians and spiritual warfare. What are we fighting against?

This post will be too detailed or technical for some. It is actually a brief paper I wrote several years …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jan 19, 2016

Logos Free Book – Stephen E. Fowl, Ephesians

Once again the good folk at Logos are offering an excellent Free Book of the Month. For the month of December you can have a copy of Stephen Fowl’s excellent Ephesians Commentary in the NTL Library from Westminster John Knox Press. Fowl wrote...
by Reading Acts on Dec 1, 2015

Breaking News: The Greatest Scandal of All

Philippines and beyond – Isang scandal ang patuloy na kumakalat sa media at sa buong mundo. Hindi mapigilang ipakalat ito ng mga taong nakarinig, nakabasa, o nakapanood ng naturang scandal. … Continue reading →...
by Doctor Eamer's Blog on Nov 28, 2015

Ephesians 4-6 as an Apostolic Didache

by Reading Acts on Nov 14, 2015

Like a Virgin Bride (Ephesians 5:25-30)

The idea that the church is the bride of Christ is common in popular thinking, especially in hymns and songs. This is based on the common metaphor drawn from the Hebrew Bible that Israel is God’s bride. Beginning in Hosea, the prophets use the meta...
by Reading Acts on Nov 13, 2015

What are the Powers of this Age? (Ephesians 1:20)

Several times in Ephesians Paul mentions rulers and authorities, powers and dominions. Most commentators observe Paul has spiritual forces in view when he uses this kind of language. By the first century, Judaism had developed a complicated view of...
by Reading Acts on Nov 12, 2015

The Powers are Defeated (Ephesians 1:20-23)

After spending some time reading in the so-called anti-Imperial texts in Paul, I would suggest that Paul does in fact envision the eventual destruction of the Roman Empire.  But Paul does not encourage the sorts of anti-government protests and socia...
by Reading Acts on Nov 11, 2015

Is Ephesians “Anti-Imperial”?

I read an article by Denny Burk in JETS a few years ago which was a decent summary of anti-Imperial readings of Paul, although I think that he has lumped N. T. Wright along with Richard Horsely and Hal Taussig. To me, Wright is not doing the same sor...
by Reading Acts on Nov 10, 2015

Extending Grace

“Grace is the face of love when it meets imperfection.”  ~Scott Ridout I recently heard a sermon given by Scott Ridout.  I found what he was saying to be very thought provoking and so I wanted to share what he … Continue reading &...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 9, 2015

How does a watchman for God uses the sword of the Spirit?

How does a watchman for God watch? After all these years, the watchman realizes it is a spiritual and not physical watch that matters. Jesus has spoken clearly that the flesh (physical and soul realm) profits nothing in the matters of the Kingdom...


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