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Episode 1: Your New Family (Ephesians 1)
It is said that the word home is one of the most powerful, evocative words in any language. What comes to mind when you first think of home? Do you feel warm, or cold? Do you think live, laugh, love, or lie, hide, shame? For most of us, it's a blend of all of it. What would home be like if God w...
Episode 2: Power Family (Ephesians 1)
Having revealed some of the blessings of our adoption, Paul pauses to pray for us. He prays for wisdom, enlightenment and knowledge of God because he knows that we will need divine perspective to manage our calling, our inheritance, and the power that comes with the family name.
Episode 3: Family Portrait (Ephesians...
In chapter 2 of Ephesians, we encounter the key verse of the whole letter, and the central idea of salvation by grace. This is the essence of our adoption into the family of God. And, if grace opened the door for us, then all are welcome by the same front door. As God's children, we have many sib...