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Messages with tag - Body of Christ

Sun, Oct 06, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:23
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 12 secs
The Bible tells us that all believers are part of the body of Christ. What does that mean? Listen to this lesson to learn five facts explaining that Christ is the head of the Church and all those who trust in Him as their Savior make up His body. Understand what fullness refers to and that it is only when we study and learn what the Word of God says that we can reach God’s goal for us to be like His Son.
Sun, Oct 21, 2018
Passage: Ephesians 1-6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 16 secs
Do you know that if you’re a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ you’re wealthy? Or are you living like a street person? Listen to this lesson to hear an overview of the New Testament Book of Ephesians. Find out three distinctive sections of this book summed up by the words “wealth”, “walk”, and “warfare”. See the importance of understanding the pronouns us and we to learn that all believers are one body in Christ. To prepare for a detailed study of Ephesians, begin by reading the first chapter to understand the incredible riches you possess.
Thu, Sep 13, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:1-4
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 49 secs

After Christ’s ascension to Heaven, many believed in Him and on the day of Pentecost received the Holy Spirit and became the body of Christ. Now what? How would this new entity called the Church be administered? Listen to this lesson to hear a lucid and compelling overview of how the Apostles began to organize these believers. Learn that the term elder is the most-used term in the New Testament for the leader of a local church and why pastor is now conventionally used instead. Find out the difference between a descriptive and a prescriptive view of the Book of Acts.

During this class Dr. Dean referenced the Textual Criticism course (taught by Ron Minton) available on the Dean Bible Ministries website.

Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:1-4
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 10 secs
Have you ever wondered what the purpose of the church is and when it began? If so, listen to this lesson to begin an absorbing study of ecclesiology and the perspective it gives us of our world today. Find out many uses of the word ekklesia and that it has different meanings in the Old and New Testament. See that the Apostle Paul refers to the church as a mystery that was not known in ancient times but has been revealed after Christ’s resurrection. Learn that there is only one church but many local groups that all belong to the body of Christ.