Tag Archives: Ephesians

The Life of Prayer: How to Pray without Ceasing (1/2)

Prayer, Awareness and Remembrance Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances. [1 Thessalonians 5:15-19 (NIRV)]. We often think of prayer as ritual postures, memorized phrases and supplication in times of need. However, praying is also a condition, an attitude, a … Continue reading

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Fasting & Humility: Tailor-made Sackcloth for the Soul

 Fasting to Dress the Soul . . . I wore sackcloth; I afflicted myself with fasting; I prayed with head bowed on my chest. [Psalm 35:13]. A dose of voluntary self-deprivation such as fasting is often helpful in enhancing our devotional live and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises: Remembrance of God

Remembrance of God Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart. Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. [Psalm 97:11-12 (KJV)]. At our highest and lowest levels of … Continue reading

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Private Enemy Number 1: Evil in Our Own Eyes

Evil in Our Own Eyes There are many things we do know, however, about this diabolical world, things that touch on our lives and on the whole history of mankind. The Devil is at the origin of mankind’s first misfortune … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Humility (4)

Humility: Grounded in Divine Soil I, the LORD, have spoken. The people I treasure most are the humble – they depend only on Me and tremble when I speak. [Isaiah 66:2 (CEV)]. What do we look for when we look … Continue reading

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Battle for the Soul: Spiritual Warfare in Our Mind

Battle for Spiritual Supremacy Therefore take up the whole armour of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand therefore, and fasten the belt of truth around your … Continue reading

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Faith That Works: the Right Side of Full Justification

Planning for Salvation For by grace ye are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. [Ephesians 2:8–9 (KJV)]. Even so faith, if it hath not works, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Struggle: Battles in the Heart for Submission

  Spiritual Struggle For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. [Ephesians 6:12]. Yielding … Continue reading

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High-tech Holiness: Dining with God & Technology (2/2)

Diet, Technology & Pavlov All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled. [Ecclesiastes 6:7] Technology has transformed no part of our life more than eating. From early morning to late night, food is now … Continue reading

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Spiritual Forces: Centripetal and Centrifugal

Spiritual Forces For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. [Ephesians 6:12]. Spiritual forces … Continue reading

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How to See God: Purity of Heart

  Purity  of Heart When it comes to moral character, the purity of heart, the duplicity in our actions, how many of us have given serious thought to how our lives would grade out — not by the standard of the neighborhood … Continue reading

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