The greatest sentence in the entire Bible?

"It is always a foolish thing to say that anyone thing in scripture that one sentence is greater than anything else. But I think we can safely say this; that this is certainly the greatest sentence in the whole Bible."Martyn Lloyd-Jones said that quite possibly the opening sentence of Ephesians 1 is the most important …

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What is the fruit of the Spirit and how does it grow?

EPrata photoWe Christians know that a false teacher is identified by his fruits. It states in Matthew 7:16,You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? We know that a Christian will be identified by his fruit, too.But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, …

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Fighting the good fight in full spiritual armor

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this …

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I’m great! And I’m greater than you! I’m the greatest person in this whole town!

Not really, of course. But in reading Ephesians I learned something about humility.Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, 3being diligent to preserve the …

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Redeeming the Time

Ephesians 5:15-16Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.Of this passage in context, Matthew Henry said,“These verses contain a caution against all manner of uncleanness, with proper remedies and arguments proposed: some further cautions are added, and other …

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