Day 9 – Blessing # 5 – Redeemed!

Verse for today – “In Him we have redemption through His blood… (Ephesians 1:7).” The word redemption means to free from captivity by payment of a ransom. Christian, do you know that God redeemed you? Do you know that He loves you so much He paid the price to buy you back for Himself? Think…

Day 7 – Blessing # 3 – Adopted!

Verse for today – “He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will (Ephesians 1:5).” Blessing number 3, only for those who are in Christ, is that He determined long ago to adopt them as His very own sons and daughters. The word predestined…

Day 5 – Blessing # 1 – Chosen!

Verse for today – “Just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world… (Ephesians 1:4).” Did you know that the world, the galaxies, and the universe are not a large science experiment? Did you know that you are not an afterthought? The only reason God made this universe is because He…

Day 4 – Great Benefits!

Verse for today – “Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ (Ephesians 1:3).” We have physical eyes. We live in a physical world. Every day our eyes see this world’s attractions. We see the sky, the earth,…

Day 3 – A Greeting with a Message

Verse for today – “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:2).” This is how Paul begins almost every letter he writes to the churches. Peter and John sometimes send the same greeting when they write. It is a consistent message, and a very encouraging message God…

Day 2 – The Audience

Verse for today – “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 1:1).” In the second half of verse 1 Paul identifies his audience. Paul describes them as the saints who are at Ephesus. There is a…

Day 1 – The Author

Verse for today – “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God… (Ephesians 1:1).” Paul begins this letter to the church by identifying himself. Paul is the new name for a man named Saul from the book of Acts (another book in the Bible). Saul persecuted Christians when the church first started,…