Thoughts From Ephesians-Thought # 46 Exalt God, Not Idols -Eph. 5:5-6 “Warnings From the Lord”

This is the last article in the section called “Exalting God, Not Idols.”  Those  who persist in the dark  lifestyle in the previous verses, must know they will not inherit  the kingdom iof God (cf. 1 Cor. 6:9-10; Gal. 5:19-21).  We might ask  the question, “Do Christians  fall into condemnation for these sins? Yes, they do. Remember Paul […]

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Thoughts From Ephesians-Thought # 44 Exalt God, Not Idols -Eph. 5:3b “Greed”

Denny Petrillo write the  following  about the  word, “greed.”  The first century was  unquestionably materialistic. The desire for more ‘things’ (be ir houses, clothes, slaves or riches) saturated the society.   Paul ends this section of  scripture concluding that  the absence of   this is what  is proper among saints.  Christians are  to be imitators of God, not  being like […]

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