And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
– Ephesians 6:18
Stand firm then… Take up the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
– Ephesians 6:17
God’s salvation does not come in response to a changed life. A changed life comes in response to the salvation, offered as a free gift.
– Timothy Keller
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