Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 30, 2016: Day 93 – Colossians 4

And so it ends.  It is really hard to believe that we have completed not one, but two 90 Day Challenges.  We end on Paul’s greeting to the church in Colossae.  I love what he says in vs.5.  He reminds … Continue reading

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August 29, 2016: Day 92 – Colossians 3

Paul did seem to like to make sure that the family structure was without question one that was clear.  He encourages wives to be subject and husbands to love.  As we have said in previous comments, this does not mean … Continue reading

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August 28, 2016: Day 91 – Colossians 2

Were you able to follow what Paul was talking about in this second chapter.  It can be a bit confusing to us, but remember the Colossians knew exactly what he was talking about.  Now that we are more than 2000 … Continue reading

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August 27, 2016: Day 90 – Colossians 1

We begin our last leg of the journey.  It is a journey through Paul’s letter to the church  in Colossae as we read in vs.2.  It is a church made up primarily of gentiles, so those who would be foreigners … Continue reading

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August 26, 2016: Day 89 – Philippians 4

This chapter helps us to understand why this is the epistle of joy.  Over and over again Paul encourages the church in Philippi to rejoice.  In fact, vs.4 is such a well known verse that there is a song that … Continue reading

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August 25, 2014: Day 88 – Philippians 3

It is obvious that Paul is wrapping this up.  Whenever you begin a sentence with “finally”, the implication is that we are at the end of whatever was started some chapters earlier.  I’ll never forget when we were pastors in … Continue reading

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August 24, 2016: Day 87 – Philippians 2

Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus.  What a powerful statement.  We are to have the mind of Christ.  The mind of Christ would then give us the desires of Christ.  The desires of Christ … Continue reading

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August 23, 2016: Day 86 – Philippians 1

I found a great article on the background of Philippians here at this website.  It is really helpful if you want some of the backstory to the letter that Paul wrote to his first church that he founded, the church … Continue reading

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August 22, 2016: Day 85 – Ephesians 6

We’ve had some interesting growth in youth group over this past month.  Last night at youth group, and for a few weeks in church at worship and Saturday at Great Adventure, we had 3 “biker boys”, who are now no … Continue reading

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August 21, 2016: Day 84 – Ephesians 5

In some Christian traditions there is a hierarchy within the family structure.  The man is responsible for the decisions, with the wife’s input of course, and is the spiritual head of the household, and for all intents and purposes more … Continue reading

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