In this passage, Paul describes the themes of light and darkness by contrasting the works of darkness and the fruit of the Spirit. In Eph 5:8 he writes, “For you were once darkness.” Paul does not say that Christians are walking in darkness. Rather he uses the term “once.” What did he mean by that […]
Category: Living As A Christian
Are you falling short?
In Ephesians 5:1-2 Paul highlights the love of God the Father and the love of the Son to the Christians. It is the Holy Spirit who indwells us that enables us to live fully in Christ. Paul wrote in Rom. 5:5, “God’s love has been pired out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given […]
Since we are now “in Christ,” we must act like it. We must imitate the Lord Jesus. He is our great example.”imitate me, as I also imitate Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1; cf. 1 Cor. 4:16; Phil. 3:17; 1 Thess. 1:6; 2 Thess: 3;7-9). Paul tells congregations to imitate other congregations (1 Thess. 2:14). It is […]