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Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - June 2021

How should we live as believers? Ephesians will inform us of our riches, our spiritual assets, in Christ and how we are to live. Ephesians is the most significant book for understanding our roles and responsibilities as Church Age believers. Listen to the series to put your spiritual growth into hyperdrive.

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Sun, Jun 13, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:1
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 46 mins 8 secs
What is the new identity of all who believe in Christ as their Savior? Listen to this lesson to understand that as believers we are given incredible wealth and assets. Hear an illustration of what it means to walk worthy of your position in life. Recognize that believers still struggle with their sin natures but can live consistent with their new identities by studying God’s Word and walking by means of the Holy Spirit.
Sun, Jun 06, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:1
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 57 secs
What does walking have to do with the Christian life? Listen to this lesson to learn that “walking” in the Bible is frequently used to describe how we should conduct our lives. Find out that as believers we have choices to make daily. Either we are walking as slaves to our sin natures or we are walking by means of the Holy Spirit. The decision is ours to make. See what the calling of God is and if it refers to our salvation or to our new identity and position in Christ.
Sun, May 30, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:1-6:9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 28 secs
How should believers conduct their lives in light of what we have been studying in the first three chapters of Ephesians? Listen to this lesson to learn that Paul has outlined a code of conduct for us as we explore the next section of the Book. See that this behavior consists of a number of commands which are binary, meaning that they are either/or commands clearly expressed. Be challenged to be willing to walk in this path that leads to spiritual maturity.
Sun, May 23, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 2-3
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 28 secs

Can critical race theory (CRT) co-exist with Christianity? Listen to this lesson to learn the four cornerstones and the current vocabulary needed to understand the evil worldview of CRT. Contrast it with the foundation for the biblical worldview which includes truth and absolutes. Continue a review of the second and third chapters of Ephesians that explains how the “walking dead” can be made alive. Follow Paul’s discussion of how events that discourage us are used by God to further His plan for mankind.

Here is a link to the article Dr. Dean mentioned during this lesson Why Christianity and Critical Race Theory Cannot Coexist.

Sun, May 16, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 1
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 41 secs
Have you ever dreamed of being incredibly wealthy? Listen to this lesson to learn that if you are a believer, God has given you tremendous assets that are better than anything money can buy. Begin reviewing an outline of the first chapter of Ephesians with its listing of the riches we have in Christ. Any time you find yourself discontented with your life, reflect upon Ephesians to gain a new appreciation that leads to praising God for these blessings.
Sun, May 09, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:20-21
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 39 mins 52 secs
Who do you depend on when you are facing situations that require more strength than you have? Listen to this lesson to learn that God’s omnipotent power is always available to those who trust in Him. Find out what this power consists of and God’s other attributes. When facing adversity and seemingly unsolvable problems, remember to praise God that He is always able to do everything that is needed to fulfill His amazing plans for us.
Sun, May 02, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 50 secs
How deep is your understanding of the love Christ has for those who believe in Him? Listen to this lesson to learn about Christ’s love and to see that God’s plan for each of us is to produce this love in us. Find out the meaning of impersonal love for others and how we can’t produce it unless we are walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Take time daily to reflect on Christ’s love for us and be transformed in your thinking.
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:17-19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 58 secs
How, as believers, can we comprehend what is written in God’s Word? Listen to this lesson to see that this depends on our being strengthened by means of the Holy Spirit. Find out the importance of reading and meditating on the Word of God and some suggested study tools to aid us. See the meaning of the width, length, depth, and height of Christ’s love and how it surpasses knowledge. Begin to appreciate the immensity of Christ’s love for us and His command for us to love others in this same way.
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:16-17 & John 15:1-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 26 secs
What is the primary evidence that someone is a maturing believer in Christ? Listen to this lesson to learn how believers can come to comprehend they have been rooted and grounded in God’s love by means of the Holy Spirit. Find out the difference between Christ’s indwelling and His being at home in a believer. See what it means to abide in Christ and Him in us.
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:16-17
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 21 secs
What changed when Christ rose from the dead? Listen to this lesson to learn that a new entity was formed. Find out that a number of new commands were given for believers, all of which are important for spiritual growth. See that we are to become strong in our mental attitudes as we walk by means of the Holy Spirit. Understand that Christ indwells us and see how He can be at home in us.