DIVING IN: A Deeper Dive into Sunday's Message

We want to help you know Christ, and our weekend services are just part of the process. Dive into these daily devotionals, which explore a deeper look at the topic from each week's Sunday sermon.

How are you called?

Ephesians 5:1-2 Ephesians 4 begins by reminding that you have been called by God to one glorious hope for the future. Chapter 5 tells us to imitate God. You have been called to God. Ephesians 5:2 tells us to follow the example of Christ. How do we do that? These two chapters identify many specific … Read more

We are called as members of one body.

Ephesians 4:12-16 While there are individual aspects to the calling we have received, the book of Ephesians places great emphasis on being members of one body of Christ. The church is the body of Christ. As believers in Him, we are each individual members of that body. In chapters 4 and 5, we are reminded … Read more

We are called as individuals.

Ephesians 1:7, 16 As believers in Christ, we are all called by God. The first few verses of chapter 4 begin to outline ways we are to be living in our lives in accordance with our calling: be patient with each other, keep yourselves united, bind yourselves together. There is a call for each of … Read more

God calls you and He equips you in your calling.

Ephesians 4:23-24 and 5:8-9 Ephesians 4 begins with Paul reminding the saints they have been called BY GOD. He follows with many truths about Who God is in relation to our calling. God is the One who gives a calling. God is “over all, in all, and living through all.” God is the giver of … Read more

God’s gifts for us

Ephesians 2:1-10 On Sunday, we focused on Ephesians 4 and 5 and our response to God’s call on our lives. The first three chapters of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians lay the foundation that leads us to respond to God. Let’s begin the week by focusing on the things that Christ has done for us. … Read more


And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. For what we proclaim … Read more


Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. 2 But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God. 2 Corinthians … Read more


Since we have such a hope, we are very bold, Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this … Read more


For if what was being brought to an end came with glory, much more will what is permanent have glory. 2 Corinthians 3:11 Please read and/or listen to 2 Corinthians 3:7-11 and Exodus 34 today, Not only is the message of the cross sufficient, but it is also glorious. To make his point, Paul will … Read more


Who is sufficient for these things? Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. … Read more