Devotionals

Powered by 4 - July 28, 2017

But God

Today's reading: Ephesians 2:1-10

Ephesians 2:1-10 is arguably one of the most well-known and often used passages to present and explain salvation. The portion of this passage that we see quoted most frequently is found in verses 8-9, and what a powerful message those two verses deliver. But as I read Ephesians 2:1-10 today, my eyes kept coming back to verses 4-5 because of the descriptive view they provide of God and His plan of salvation.

"But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ--by grace you have been saved..."

What stood out most to you about God from this passage and why? What does this passage reveal about our human nature, our need for God and our purpose on earth? Tami

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