Day 29 – Deserving God’s Wrath

Verse for today – “Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest (Eph. 2:3).” Mankind faces a fundamental question; who will decide right from wrong? Is there really any…

Day 28 – Enticed to Sin

Verse for today – “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience (Eph. 2:1-2).” The spiritual realm is difficult for…

Day 27 – Sin Lived Out

Verse for today – “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world… (Eph. 2:1-2).” Please begin by noting that these verses are written in the past tense. Paul is writing to people who already belong to Christ and he is trying to…

Day 26 – A World Filled with Sin

Verse for today – “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins (Eph. 2:1).” I am sure you would agree that our world is broken. This verse begins to describe the condition of every human being before he/she chooses Christ and is changed by Him! Here, the word “dead” refers to being spiritually dead…

Day 25 – Who is in Charge?

Verse for today – “And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all (Eph. 1:22-23).” According to this verse, and others, Jesus Christ is in charge of all things. So…

Day 23 – God’s Power

Verse for today – “and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might which He brought about in Christ when He raised Him from the dead… (Eph. 1:19-20).” About 22 years ago I was working at Herb Gordon…

Day 22 – A Shared Inheritance

Verse for today – “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints (Eph. 1:18).” I am certain I do not understand everything God is communicating in this…