• When He Won't Respond
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    No matter what your spouse does or says, you are responsible for your response. Read More

  • The Beauty of Surrender
    Topics: God & Truth, Revival, Surrender   Scripture: Ephesians 5:18

    "Do not resist the Holy Spirit." That’s an important biblical command. But what does it mean to resist the Holy Spirit? Read More

  • The Energizing Cycle
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    Dr. Emerson Eggerichs says most women don’t realize how powerful their words are in the lives of men. Read More

  • The Crazy Cycle
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    While men and women may say the exact same words, they often mean totally different things. Read More

Chapter 1

  • God Is Working
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 1:11

    It’s not enough just to say that things happen for a reason; the point is that things happen for God’s reasons. Read More

  • God’s Love Is a Gift
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 1:4

    The notion that you can do something to have value or to earn God’s love is heretical. Read More

  • A Masterpiece
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: Ephesians 1:4

    God sent Jesus to this earth to bear our sin on the cross, He declared the value of our souls to be greater than the value of the world. Read More

  • Part of God’s Family
    Betsy Gómez   Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Ephesians 1:4-5

    Before Christ, we were slaves of sin. We lived in darkness. But in Christ we are not only free, we’ve also been adopted into His family. Read More

  • A Body, a Building, a Family, and a Bride
    Topics: Church & Worship   Scripture: Ephesians 1:22-23

    The church has fallen on hard times in the evangelical world. It’s easy to find people who love Jesus but are fed up with their local church. Read More

  • Do You Live It?
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 1:18-19

    In Ephesians 1, Paul prayed that the Ephesians would know the immeasurable greatness of God’s power in their lives. Read More

  • Freedom from Bitterness
    Erin Davis   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 1:7

    We are bitter people who become better people only when we trust in the Spirit’s power to change us. Read More

  • Gift List
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth, Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Ephesians 1:3

    Whenever you ponder what you’re grateful for, be sure to consider His spiritual blessings. Read More

  • 45 Spiritual Birthday Gifts
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth, Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Romans 5, Ephesians 1:1-8

    Forty-five birthday gifts God gives us when we become His children. Read More

  • The Wrong Measuring Stick
    Dannah Gresh   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 1:3

    When we taste of Christ in a true sense, we no longer have a hunger for this world because what we have from Him is so much more satisfying. Read More

Chapter 2

  • No Substitute for Grace
    Ruth Chou Simons   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 2:8

    Do you feel confused at times with God’s job versus your job in the Christian life? Read More

  • All About God
    Kim Cash Tate   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-2

    From the beginning, God had a plan to save us. He knew we couldn’t save ourselves. . . . So He sent His Son to die for us. Read More

  • Eyes to See
    Dannah Gresh   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 2:10

    Psalm 139:14 tells us that we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” However, I wonder if we apply this Truth to others around us. Read More

  • Delight in the Gift
    Shannon Popkin   Topics: Holidays   Scripture: Ephesians 2:8

    When you treasure what God's given and wonder at its worth, you bring glory to His great name. Read More

  • A Way Out of the Pit
    Kelly Needham   Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Ephesians 2:8

    There’s a way out of the pit; there’s hope for lasting change. But it’s not a plan; it’s a Person. Read More

  • You Belong Here
    Laura Booz   Topics: Church & Worship   Scripture: Ephesians 2:19-9

    Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like you didn’t belong? Have you ever felt that way at church? I have. Read More

  • Walls of Hostility
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 2:14

    Have you allowed God to break down walls of hostility between you and other believers? Read More

  • We Are Family
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hospitality & Home   Scripture: Ephesians 2:19

    God is relational, and if we want to live in His house all the days of our lives then we need to be relational people with Him and others. Read More

  • Poetic Masterpiece
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Ephesians 2:10

    Through the power of the Holy Spirit, we can delight in the differences between man and woman. Read More

  • Remember the "Before"
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-3

    When the gospel loses its wonder, when it dims and grows dull, remember what life was like before you were in Christ. Read More

Chapter 3

  • The Choice
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: Ephesians 3:20

    Obstacles in our Christian life are unavoidable. We must go through many tribulations to enter the kingdom of God. Read More

  • The Power of Love
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 3:17-18

    There's nothing more powerful than love. The love of God flowing through us can melt the most calloused heart and heal it. Read More

  • Searching for Unsearchable Riches
    Erin Davis   Topics: Bible, Devotions & Memorization   Scripture: Ephesians 3:8

    The method isn’t as important as the goal: to wade past a shallow spiritual walk into the deep heart of God. Read More

  • How Deep Is His Love?
    Betsy Gómez   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 3:17-18

    Throughout Scripture, there’s so much evidence of Jesus’ undeserved love! Read More

Chapter 4

  • Bearing with One Another
    Erin Davis   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 4:1

    How can we live lives worthy of Christ's divine patience? By bearing with one another. Read More

  • Unforgiveness Is Futile
    Erin Davis   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

    God won’t bless your unforgiveness, but He can certainly use your choice to forgive. Read More

  • Our Instrument Panel
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Bible, Devotions & Memorization   Scripture: Ephesians 4:20

    Part of being transformed into a new creation means that our feelings no longer get full, unquestioned access to our internal “driver’s seat.” Read More

  • Overcoming Bitterness
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 4:31

    Are you experiencing the sharp, distasteful effects of bitterness? You can find relief by choosing forgiveness. Read More

  • Willing to Warn
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 4:15

    When we truly love someone, we put things in the best possible light. We make allowances wherever possible. Yet love doesn’t justify sin. Read More

  • The Progression of Bitterness
    Erin Davis   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 4:31

    In Ephesians 4, Paul describes a cluster of emotions that come along with bitterness. Read More

  • Under the Surface
    Yamell Jaramillo   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 4:14

    If we do not know and accurately handle the Word of God, we will be easily deceived and carried away by every wind of doctrine that comes our way. Read More

  • Random Acts of Kindness
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

    When our kindness extends beyond those who deserve or reciprocate our benevolence, that is when we reflect the heart of God. Read More

  • Forgive, Forgive, Forgive
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

    A former pastor I know drifted from God and left his wife for another woman. Shortly afterward, his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Read More

  • A Zero Bitterness Policy
    Erin Davis   Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

    Bitterness robs us of joy. It makes us critical and irritated. It inevitably drives a wedge between us and the object of our frustration. Read More

  • Be Edified
    Portia Collins   Topics: Bible, Devotions & Memorization   Scripture: Ephesians 4:12

    To be edified means being “built up” as a believer; it’s the process of developing spiritually and growing in Christlikeness. Read More

  • It Begins at Home
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hospitality & Home   Scripture: Ephesians 4:32

    The Lord wants you to aim to improve your grade on your kindness report card, starting with family first. Read More

Chapter 5

  • Don't Waste Your Womanhood
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-31

    Married women can reflect the glory of God in a way no one else can. Single women can reflect the glory of God in a way no one else can. Read More

  • The Most Influential People in the World
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Ephesians 5:25-27

    In 2008, Pastor John Piper addressed what he called the most influential people in the world. Who were they? The answer might surprise you. Read More

  • True Submission
    Topics: Hope & Encouragement, Marriage & Dating, Womanhood   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-23

    A lot of people just get by when using their computer because they don't really understand how the computer works. The same is true in marriage. Read More

  • When He Won't Respond
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    No matter what your spouse does or says, you are responsible for your response. Read More

  • Sing to Each Other
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: Ephesians 5:19

    Through His Word, God does more than call us to simply endure disappointment. We’re to use our lives to give God glory and encourage others. Read More

  • The Energizing Cycle
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    Dr. Emerson Eggerichs says most women don’t realize how powerful their words are in the lives of men. Read More

  • The Crazy Cycle
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:33

    While men and women may say the exact same words, they often mean totally different things. Read More

  • God’s Generosity
    Laura Booz   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 5:2

    When we give until it hurts, we can think about the widow in Luke 21 and her generous, God-dependent heart. Read More

  • Yes, Jesus Loves Me
    Betsy Gómez   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 5:2

    The Bible is the Word of God, and it is the only source we must run to if we want to know the truth. Read More

  • Preparing for the Wedding
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Ephesians 5:27

    One day Jesus will return for His Bride, taking her to His home that He’s preparing. Read More

  • Thanks for Everything
    Shannon Popkin   Topics: Gratitude   Scripture: Ephesians 5:20

    Thankfulness is appreciating even the things in life that you’d rather not have on your plate. Read More

  • Friends Help Us Fully Enjoy God
    Kelly Needham   Topics: Relationships, Friendships & Mentoring   Scripture: Ephesians 5:18-19

    Friends help us enjoy God by enjoying Him with us. Read More

  • What Gratitude Can Do
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Gratitude   Scripture: Ephesians 5:8-10

    Abounding. Overflowing. Grace not only received and deposited but daily withdrawn and multiplied. That’s what Christian gratitude can do. Read More

  • The Beauty of Surrender
    Topics: God & Truth, Revival, Surrender   Scripture: Ephesians 5:18

    "Do not resist the Holy Spirit." That’s an important biblical command. But what does it mean to resist the Holy Spirit? Read More

  • Showing God to the World
    Topics: God & Truth, Revival   Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-21

    When you’re living a Spirit-filled life, it should be contagious. Those around you will see it. Read More

  • The Will of God
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Gratitude   Scripture: Ephesians 5:20

    I hear from lots of people who want to know how to know the will of God for their lives, especially when it comes to major, life-ordering decisions. Read More

  • What Gratitude Can Do
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Gratitude   Scripture: Ephesians 5:8-9

    Grace, gratitude, and giving go hand in hand. Read More

  • Practical Steps to Purity
    Topics: Revival   Scripture: Ephesians 5:3-4

    Jesus said, "If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off." In an age of cell phones, IM, and My Space, that may mean unplugging from some of these things. Read More

  • Lighting a Dark World
    Topics: Revival, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-8

    We see blatant sin gaining more and more acceptance. Do you ever wish you could go back to what seems to be an easier time? Read More

  • Filled Up and Spilling Over to Others
    Topics: Women's Ministry   Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-20

    Dr. Eric Mason shows why being filled with the Holy Spirit is kind of like oxygen. Read More

  • The Strength You Need to Share with Others
    Topics: Women's Ministry   Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-20

    Hear how the Holy Spirit will lead a teacher to use discernment, maximize time, and communicate with genuine power. Read More

  • Get Here
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Time Management & Health   Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-16

    Whatever it’s time for you to be doing right now, do it with all your heart and for His glory. Read More

  • Walk Wisely
    Portia Collins   Topics: Time Management & Health   Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-16

    Lately I’ve felt the weight of using my time wisely. I’m constantly asking, “How does God want me to use my time and resources? Read More

  • The Washing of the Word
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Bible, Devotions & Memorization   Scripture: Ephesians 5:25

    Ephesians 5:25 teaches that Christ’s death on the cross was birthed out of His commitment to a love relationship. Read More

  • Your Marriage: The Gospel on Display, Day 4
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-33

    Imagine your marriage is a plant. Husbands need to water and care for that plant. Wives need to beware of pulling out the shears. Read More

  • Your Marriage: The Gospel on Display, Day 3
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-33

    In Ephesians, Paul tells wives to respect their husbands. Sounds simple. But do you know how to respect him? Do you know what makes him feel respected? Read More

  • Your Marriage: The Gospel on Display, Day 2
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-33

    Who is more talkative in your marriage, you or your spouse? Learn how to communicate more effectively in marriage. Read More

  • Your Marriage: The Gospel on Display, Day 1
    Topics: Marriage & Dating   Scripture: Ephesians 5:22-33

    Your marriage isn’t just about you or your happiness. The purpose of your marriage is to show the world a beautiful picture of the gospel. Read More

Chapter 6

  • A Father at Heart
    Betsy Gómez   Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Ephesians 6:4

    We need grace to encourage our husbands as fathers. Read More

  • Be Proactive
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Bible, Devotions & Memorization   Scripture: Ephesians 6:18

    We must protect ourselves with a clear understanding of what God teaches in His Word. Read More

  • How to Stand Firm
    Laura Gonzalez de Chavez   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: Ephesians 6:13

    God has guaranteed us an eternal future at His side, enjoying delights forever—a world where there will be no more tears or pain. Read More

  • Strength for the Battle
    Topics: Christian Growth, The Enemy   Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20

    We need strength for troubled days. The problem is, we often look for strength in places that don’t provide it. Read More

  • Stay Awake and Pray
    Topics: Christian Growth, Prayer, The Enemy   Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20

    The one thing you need to fight today’s battles is connecting with God in prayer. Read More