“Now to Him”:
A woman once approached the famous preacher, G. Campbell Morgan, after he spoke and asked, “Do you think we should pray for even the little things in our lives, or just for the big things?” In his dignified British manner, he replied, “Madam, can you think of anything in your life that is big to God?”
The apostle Paul would have said, “Amen!” He has just prayed that the Ephesians would be filled up to all the fullness of God. It’s a prayer that they would come to total spiritual perfection! You can’t go any higher than to be filled with all the fullness of God!
I’ve asked some friends to give some thought to what the scripture Ephesians 3:20-21 means to them. Over the course of the next few months, we’re sharing those thoughts, and would like yours in response. It’s all a part of a movement in our church family to center us in what God is doing rather than our own wants which, many times, we cover in religious trappings and say, ‘this is “of God”’. Guilty I am of this one. We decided that we would take the Scripture phrase by phrase and offer up some thoughts for conversation. This week I am beginning with the first phrase of the Scripture: “Now to him…”