Ephesians 1:15-23 · Thanksgiving and Prayer
Power Sharing
Ephesians 1:15-23
by David O. Bales

Modern people are fascinated with power. We fiddle with a switch on the wall and it delivers the results from dynamos in dams and atomic reactors. We domesticate nature's powers in order to light the den, vacuum the carpet, and brew the coffee. Power is at our fingertips. Technology has opened endless possibilities, chugging along from wood and coal fired steam, converting to petroleum, accelerating to internal combustion engines, and expanding to jets and rockets.

We, this living generation, have most benefited from the knowledge of harnessed wind, water, fossil fuels, and atoms. Scientists now juggle subatomic particles, speed on to superconductors, and, in a half dozen nanoseconds, store all the knowledge of an encyclopedia in a fraction of a square inch of plastic.

Knowing how to con…

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