Tag Archives: Submission

Daily Nourishment

Daily Nourishment

When you submit your life to Christ, your spirit comes to life. You are born anew, and your spirit is connected to God’s Spirit. From that moment on, there is a war going on within you. Paul calls it a battle between your flesh and your spirit. By flesh, he’s not talking about your skin.

The Prayer of Submission Brings God’s Benefits

Some people give God total access to the home of their being right away. Others leave Him standing in the entryway indefinitely. Many people do as I did and allow Him to gain entrance slowly. When He knocks on different doors inside you, just know that He will never bulldoze His way in and break

Rules of Engagement: What does God Mean By Submission?

Read Ephesians 5:21-33 It doesn’t get more controversial than this. In conversations about Christian marriage, Ephesians 5:21-33 gets hauled out and used to defend all kinds of ideas about who gets to do and say what in a marriage. Submission Entire books have been written on the issue of submission in marriage. Scholars have debated it. Well-meaning people have

War, Peace, and Why Marriage Is Really About Jesus

There’s a growing movement inside the church to say that gender roles are a result of the fall. From my vantage point, nothing could be further from the truth. Gender roles are a part of the original Edenic, good creation. But the gender wars? Those are a result of the fall. Absolutely. In Eden, the serpent temped Eve, not

The God-Ordained Design of the Family

In each section of Dive Deeper you’ll be guided through a number of verses and encouraged to use the d.i.v.e. format. The beauty of this format is that it goes beyond this study; it can be used anytime you desire to dive deeper into Scriptures. d.i.v.e.  define investigate visualize embrace Ephesians 6:1-9 The Family Unit In