Posts with the category “daily-devotions”

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Abundant Gift
February 24th, 2024
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, 21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generation...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Spiritual Strength
February 23rd, 2024
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power throu...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Faith in Him
February 22nd, 2024
in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him. So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory.Eph 3:12–13+Faith in HimThe need for ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Eternal Purpose
February 21st, 2024
so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Ch...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Least of All
February 20th, 2024
Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God’s grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Mystery Revealed
February 19th, 2024
assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you, how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. When you read this, you can ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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For This Reason
February 18th, 2024
For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles—Eph 3:1+For This ReasonWhy does Paul to what he does? Why would any persecuted Christian continue to do the very thing tha...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Fellow Citizens
February 17th, 2024
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus hims...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Total Access
February 16th, 2024
And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.Ephesians 2:17–18+Total AccessNo matter where y...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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No More Hostility
February 15th, 2024
For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might creat...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Brought Near
February 14th, 2024
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.Ephesians 2:13+Brought NearThere was no way you would have been able to travel the distance to our God. ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Separated
February 13th, 2024
Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands—remember that you were at that time s...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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God's Workmanship
February 13th, 2024
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.Ephesians 2:10+God's WorkmanshipYou are the Lord's doing. He makes you ma...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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By Grace
February 13th, 2024
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.Ephesians 2:8–9+By GraceWe want to have something...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Immeasurable Riches
February 13th, 2024
and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ J...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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By Grace
February 9th, 2024
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been savedEph 2:4–5+By Gr...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Dead Men Walking
February 8th, 2024
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of d...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Give Thanks
February 7th, 2024
For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lor...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Spiritual Blessings
February 6th, 2024
In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquir...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Redemption in His Blood
February 5th, 2024
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the myster...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Blessed Be
February 4th, 2024
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Authority
February 3rd, 2024
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God,  To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.Eph 1:1–2...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Able to Strengthen
February 2nd, 2024
25 Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages 26 but has now been ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Greetings
February 1st, 2024
21 Timothy, my fellow worker, greets you; so do Lucius and Jason and Sosipater, my kinsmen. 22 I Tertius, who wrote this letter, greet you in the Lord. 23 Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole chu...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Watch Out
January 31st, 2024
17 I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. 18 For such persons do not serve our Lord ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Greet One Another
January 30th, 2024
3 Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. 5 Greet als...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Welcome
January 29th, 2024
16 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church at Cenchreae, 2 that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for s...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Strive Together
January 28th, 2024
30 I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf, 31 that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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The Fullness of His Blessing
January 27th, 2024
At present, however, I am going to Jerusalem bringing aid to the saints. For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem. For they were ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Travel Plans
January 26th, 2024
This is the reason why I have so often been hindered from coming to you. But now, since I no longer have any room for work in these regions, and since I have longed for many years to come to you, I ho...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God’s Work
January 25th, 2024
In Christ Jesus, then, I have reason to be proud of my work for God. For I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to bring the Gentiles to obedience—by wo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Good Teacher
January 24th, 2024
I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another. But on some points I have written to you very boldly...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Abound in Hope
January 23rd, 2024
For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God fo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Fellow Workers
January 23rd, 2024
3 Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. 5 Greet als...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Our Example
January 22nd, 2024
We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. For Christ did not please him...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Servant of the Church
January 22nd, 2024
16 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church at Cenchreae, 2 that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for s...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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True Freedom
January 21st, 2024
Do not, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. Everything is indeed clean, but it is wrong for anyone to make another stumble by what he eats. It is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do an...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Stumbling Block
January 20th, 2024
13 Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother. 14 I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus tha...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Every Knee Shall Bow
January 19th, 2024
10 Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God; 11 for it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Living to the Lord
January 18th, 2024
5 One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6 The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of t...  Read More
by Steven Cholak