A battlefield transmitter for staying in touch with the General

John Piper on Ephesians 6, “The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power”-: …I have been impressed more than ever before that God has given us prayer not as an intercom for increased convenience in our secluded cottages, but as a walkie-talkie connecting the general’s headquarters with the transportation line and the field hospital and the front … More A battlefield transmitter for staying in touch with the General

Show your children something great to live for

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. —Ephesians 6:4 (ESV) John Piper on “Raising Children Who Hope in the Triumph of God” Paul says, “Don’t provoke your children to anger.” What does he mean? He doesn’t mean don’t cross their will. He … More Show your children something great to live for

June 12 Ephesians 6:1-9

June 12 Ephesians 6:1-9 (ESV) Children and Parents 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring … More June 12 Ephesians 6:1-9

June 10 Ephesians 5:1-21

June 10 Ephesians 5:1-21 (ESV) Walk in Love 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. 3 But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among … More June 10 Ephesians 5:1-21

June 9 Ephesians 4:25-32

June 9 Ephesians 4:25-32 (ESV) 25 Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. 26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil. 28 Let the thief no longer steal, but … More June 9 Ephesians 4:25-32