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The Journey Challenge Is On For January 2019!

The Journey Challenge Is On For January 2019!

The Journey Challenge is on for January 2019! We are so excited to announce that we are planning to have our annual Journey Challenge in January 2019! We are thrilled to see what God has in store as we dig into a passage of Scripture together and begin to memorize it...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Congratulations on completing the 2018 Journey Challenge! We are so grateful for each one of you that were able to participate in the challenge. We hope that each and every person that participated in the Challenge does not see this as an end but rather as a beginning...

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Completing the Challenge!

Completing the Challenge!

Praise the Lord for all that he has been revealing to us from this wonderful, rich chapter of Scripture! As we have meditated on the truths contained in this chapter we have begun to see that God has done so much for us as believers! He has spoken well of us in the...

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Take Time To Finish Memorizing Ephesians 1

Take Time To Finish Memorizing Ephesians 1

Praise the Lord that His Word is living, active and powerful! As you may have noticed yesterday's post was on the last verse of Ephesians 1! We intentionally finished a couple days early to give you time to finish memorizing Ephesians 1 and to sure up your memory on...

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One Body!

One Body!

"...which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all." Ephesians 1:23 "Which is HIS body..." When is the last time you walked up to a toe nail and started talking to it as though it was an entity of itself? The only time a member of a body takes on an...

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All Things Under His Feet!

All Things Under His Feet!

“And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church.” Ephesians 1:22 This is a verse of victory and triumph! A statement of who God is and what He has done. A declaration to us of our standing with God, and a statement of...

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Our Position In Christ

Our Position In Christ

"Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come."  Ephesians 1:21  Looking at the verse just prior to this one we see that it is describing Christ's position at...

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Living From My Father’s Perspective!

Living From My Father’s Perspective!

"Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places," Ephesians 1:20 Jesus is literally changing my life and perspective by what I'm getting ready to share with you about where we are living! I'm not...

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How to see the power of God in your life!

How to see the power of God in your life!

"And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power," Ephesians 1:19 Our God is mighty. He is powerful. There is nothing that our God cannot do. I’m reminded of the word of Martin Luther from the great...

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Meditate On What You Have Memorized

Meditate On What You Have Memorized

Wow! Hallelujah for the riches contained in Ephesians 1. Today we want to have another day where we are not memorizing any new verses but taking time to really meditate on what we have already memorized. One aspect of meditation that I want us to focus on is...

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What Is God’s Calling For You?

What Is God’s Calling For You?

“The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.” (Ephesians 1:18) John Newton spoke a universal truth when he penned the famous line, “I once was...

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The Spirit of Wisdom and Revelation!

The Spirit of Wisdom and Revelation!

"That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:" (Ephesians 1:17) What is the context of this verse? It is in the middle of an amazing chapter where Paul is explaining God's...

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Thanksgiving and Prayer

Thanksgiving and Prayer

“Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,” Ephesians 1:16 "A delicate dark chocolate shell infused with sea salt envelops an irresistibly smooth caramel truffle filling." Don't you just love it when you get two of your favorite things for...

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Faith and Love

Faith and Love

“Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love for all the saints….” Ephesians 1:15 Ok, I know it’s random, but let’s have a little history/geography lesson. (You won’t be able to say the Journey challenge wasn’t educational. 😊) A lot of...

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The Leading Of The Holy Spirit

The Leading Of The Holy Spirit

 “Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.” Ephesians 1:14 We are God’s children, purchased by Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. As His children we have an inheritance awaiting us. As God’s...

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