Bible Study

Love Is The Key

LOVE IS THE KEY Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the Word, and to present her to Himself as a radiant church without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, …Continue reading →

Stop The Power Struggle

STOP THE POWER STRUGGLE Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Saviour. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything (Eph. …Continue reading →

A Different Kind Of Intoxication

A DIFFERENT KIND OF INTOXICATION Do not get drunk on wine which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of the Lord Jesus. Submit …Continue reading →

Flee Darkness – Live In The Light

FLEE DARKNESS – LIVE IN THE LIGHT Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible – and everything illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said: ‘Wake up, sleeper, rise from the …Continue reading →

Once Darkness – Now Light

ONCE DARKNESS – NOW LIGHT Let no one deceive you with empty words for, because of such things, God’s wrath comes on those who are disobedient. Therefore, do not be partners with them. For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all …Continue reading →

Immorality, Impurity And Greed Are Out!

IMMORALITY, IMPURITY AND GREED ARE OUT! But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. For of this you can be …Continue reading →

Be Imitators Of God

BE IMITATORS OF GOD Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God (Eph. 5:1-2). Every word in these two verses is loaded with significance. In the earlier NIV versions, Paul’s words are translated as …Continue reading →

Settle Your Differences Jesus’ Way

SETTLE YOUR DIFFERENCES JESUS’ WAY Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you (Eph. 4: 31-32). No more bar-room brawling! The words Paul uses are reminiscent of the way that ungodly men typically settle …Continue reading →

A Tender Companion

A TENDER COMPANION Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption (Eph. 4:29-30). God has given every believer a special …Continue reading →

Deal With Your Anger

DEAL WITH YOUR ANGER Therefore, each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbour, for we are all members of one body. ‘In your anger, do not sin.’ Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold. Anyone who has been stealing must steal no …Continue reading →