I am preaching through the book of Ephesians at River City, and I was really moved by the the prayer of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 3.14-21. Here he is praying for the Christ-followers in Ephesus, and it is filled with beautiful and moving imagery.
I’ve read a lot of books on prayer over the years, and I’ve discovered that this particular prayer has been a favorite throughout the centuries. Many fervent students have found this to be as moving of a prayer as anything in the Bible, and it is easy for me to see why.
As I reflected on this prayer over the past few weeks, I found myself imagining that the Apostle Paul was not just praying for believers in 1st century Ephesus, but that he was also praying for believers today. I imagined him praying for the body of believers that I am part…
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