Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust on Unsplash Sometimes rescues aren’t just about what God is doing but about what He’s like, demonstrating His remarkable care and our remarkable weakness—from the best to the worst of us. In Great Escapes 3, Elijah prophesied a three-year drought to King Ahab, then hid from him as God instructed. … Continue reading Great Escapes 4, with a King, Queen and Prophet: How and Why God Sometimes Rescues at (or Past) the Last Minute
If we're saved by grace, does it matter what we do?
In His grace, some things God chooses not to remember....
We finished part 1 by looking at Ephesians 4:29. Let's pick up part 2 with verse 30: “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed (sphragizo) for the day of redemption. Sphragizo may occur “for security, from Satan,” or “to hide, keep in silence, keep secret,” or “to prove, confirm, or attest … Continue reading All or Nothing, Part 2: “Pas” or Fail in Ephesians 4:30-5:21
Ephesians 4 contains life verses that I review at least every year, especially the last half of the chapter. For me, it's a handy guide to maturity in Christ. Paul begins by identifying himself as "the prisoner of the Lord," and appealing to the Ephesians "to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with … Continue reading All or Nothing, Part 1: Ephesians 4:1-29