Posts tagged with: Ephesians

Robinson's Arch found at the southern end of the Western Wall of the Temple Count in Jeruselum

New Identity, New Community

So far in our series of devotions on racial reconciliation we have seen God’s big plan to unite all things in Christ. Ephesians 2 shows that central among these things to be united are divided groups of people. Through the cross of Christ, God makes reconciliation possible, not only between us and God, but also among us and us, if you will. Christ, our peace, wages peace among us, uniting us and reconciling us to God in one unified body.

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The Charred Cross of Coventry Cathedral in England

Reconciliation through the Cross

Today, we continue our prayerful reflections on the theme of racial reconciliation. In yesterday’s devotion on Ephesians 1:10, we encountered God’s big plan for the cosmos, to gather together all things in Christ. This uniting of things in heaven and things on earth implicitly includes bringing together divided peoples. What is implicit in Ephesians 1 becomes explicit in Ephesians 2.

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Mutli colored ceramic figures hugging one another.

God’s Big Plan

This week the focus of our Life for Leaders devotions will be different from usual. Rather than continuing our slow walk through Genesis, I’m going to be doing a series of devotions on the theme of racial reconciliation.

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God’s Resurrection Power for Us

This is Easter Sunday, the day when most Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

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Live in Love

Today is Good Friday, the day of the year when Christians throughout the world remember the death of Jesus in a special way.

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