Devotions

Explore God – Purpose

God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. 1 John 4:16b-17a (NLT) The goal of our lives is to glorify God. God exists in community (“Let us make man in our own image” – Gen 1:26), in relationship to himself…

Ephesians – Children and Parents

Read Ephesians 6:1-4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 (NLT) Children should obey their parents, but fathers, who have more power in this relationship, are cautioned to guide and discipline their children in a way that…

Ephesians – Wives and Husbands

Read Ephesians 5:22-33 So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. Ephesians 5:33 (NLT) If we were to make one shift in the church that would have a great impact on society, it would be to reorder our marital relationships to align with God’s model of authority…

Ephesians – Submission

Read Ephesians 5:18b-21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Ephesians 5:21 (NLT) In this Christmas season, the music is special, and it’s special on purpose, to encourage us to remember the miracle of God becoming man in the Christ child. For this we should give thanks to God continually. Finally, it is important to submit…

Ephesians – Wise, Not Foolish

Read Ephesians 5:15-20 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Ephesians 5:15 (NLT) We are always faced with the choice—do we live wisely or foolishly? Here Paul is encouraging us to live intentionally, rather than drifting int intoo foolishness. And we only can do this by remaining connected to God and…

Ephesians – Restoration

Read Ephesians 5:10-14 Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them. Ephesians 5:11 (NLT) We are called to expose evil; the difficult thing is to do it in a righteous and restorative way, rather than a judgmental, shaming way. Listen as Jason walks us through this process, so that we are equipped both to…

Ephesians – People of Light

Read Ephesians 5:6-9 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So live as people of light! – Ephesians 5:8 (NLT) As we are changing from being in darkness to being in the Light, and having light within us as well, there will be those who try to bring us back to darkness,…

Ephesians – God or This World?

Read Ephesians 5:3-5 You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God–Ephesians 5:5a (NLT) This passage is not talking about temptation, but about our response to temptation. Are we allowing the Holy Spirit to enable us resist temptation, or are we looking for and giving in to temptation? Listen…

Ephesians – Parented by God

Read Ephesians 5:1-2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ.–Ephesians 5:2a (NLT) We reproduce who we are in our children. Here the Apostle Paul urges us to recognize and allow God the Father to parent us, following the example of His Son, Jesus Christ, so that God can reproduce the character of Christ in our lives.…

Ephesians – Children of the Light

Read Ephesians 4:24-32 Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:31-32 (NLT) Sin begins in our heart, but often comes out first in our words. The words we speak…

Contact / Location

Contact info

123-456-7890
123, New Lenox, Chicago IL 60606
info@yoursitename.com

Gathering Times

Saturday:
5:30pm

Sunday:
8:00am, 9:15am, 11:00am

Events / Calendar