What is it that gets you excited these days? Anything at all?
At the beginning of his letter to the Ephesians, Paul cannot contain himselfâ€“ he is so full of joy and praise to God he forgets to breathe (in the original Greek Ephesians 1:3-14 is all one long sentence). What is it that excites Paul so much? We have been blessed in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.
As we are reminded of these glorious blessings and the lavish grace of God, may we too burst with praise and thanks to him. And if we find we no longer get excited about much, may the Father open the eyes of our hearts afresh and restore to us the joy of our salvation.
Ray is Senior Pastor at Coromandel Baptist Church, South Australia. Before being appointed to this role in January 2012 and during his years of theological study at the Bible College of South Australia, Ray was Student Pastor at the church. Prior to this he was a high school...