Devotionals about Ephesians


Walk in Light

Read: Ephesians 5:3-14 You were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. (v. 8) After beginning chapter 5 with the broad instruction to be “imitators of God” (v.


Walk in Love

Read: Ephesians 5:1-2 Be imitators of God . . . (v. 1) Celebrity impersonators pretend to be well-known stars, mimicking phrases and mannerisms of the famous. We laugh, but everyone


God’s Grief

Read: Ephesians 4:25-32 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God. (v. 30) This passage offers myriad dos and don’ts. The essence, however, is to “not grieve the Holy


More like Christ

Read: Ephesians 4:17-24 . . . to be renewed in the spirit of your minds . . . (v. 23) Paul makes spiritual growth sound as easy as taking off


My Favorite Missionary

Read: Ephesians 4:7-16 . . . to equip the saints . . . (v. 12) My favorite missionary is my dad. He has no formal academic degree and does not



Read: Ephesians 4:1-6 There is one body. (v. 4) Newcomers to the Dutch community in Iowa where I lived were surprised not only by the number of churches, but they


Big Prayers

Read: Ephesians 3:14-21 . . . far more abundantly . . . (v. 20) When I read Paul’s grand prayer that closes Ephesians 3, my own prayers feel small and


Choosing to Suffer

Read: Ephesians 3:7-13 I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering. (v. 13) Hardly a day goes by that I do not have a conversation with


The Mystery of Belonging

Read: Ephesians 3:1-6 . . . partakers of the promise . . . (v. 6) As president of Words of Hope I hear from Christians in many places who are