There is hope always!
And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.
– Romans 5:3-5
1: Invisible, Mystical, Universal body of believers
1: Local, Geographical, Tangible, Highly Visible body of believers
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
Stand firm then with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. – Ephesians 6:15 The meaning of peace The Greek term that Paul uses here literally means to be bound, united or woven together with God. Peace is seen in unity with ChristPeace is in a heart that is…
Stand firm then, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,
– Ephesians 6:14
Stand firm then with the belt of truth buckled around your waist
– Ephesians 6:14
You present a challenge to Satan’s plan. You carry something of God within you, something noble and holy, something the world needs – wisdom, kindness, mercy, skill. If Satan can neutralize you, he can mute your influence. – Max Lucado The Call of Christ The call requires focus The call requires forward motion The call…