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[a] = summary lessons
[b] = exegetical analysis
[c] = topical doctrinal studies
What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.
Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - October 2019

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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www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/2018ephesians.xml
 
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:1-3
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 10 secs
Sun, Oct 13, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:1-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 46 mins 6 secs
Can the dead be made alive? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Apostle Paul explains that dead here refers to the fact that all people are born spiritually dead. See what is necessary for us to be made alive. Hear six basic questions about this and the answers. Find out the role grace plays in saving us when we trust Christ as our Savior. Be reminded that as the body of Christ we have been elevated to be trophies of God’s grace.
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, Sep 29, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:20-23
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 52 secs
Since the time when Christ was resurrected from the dead and ascended to Heaven, where has He been? Listen to this lesson to learn that Jesus is seated on the right hand of God the Father and is performing a number of high priestly duties. Among other activities, He is acting as our defense attorney when Satan accuses us and He offers intercessory prayer for us. His future will include making His enemies, Satan and the fallen angels, His footstool and presenting the kingdom of God to the Father. Knowing what wonders await us as members of the body of Christ, we have no reason to despair over what is happening here on earth since we know God’s plan will be accomplished.
Sun, Sep 22, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:20
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 18 secs
What helps us understand the tremendous power of God? Listen to this lesson to see how the resurrection of Christ by God the Father after Christ’s death on the Cross is an example of that supernatural power beyond anything we could even imagine. Learn about the ascension and session of Christ where He is now seated at the Father’s right hand. Hear twelve things this accomplished. When you need help, always remember there’s no situation in our life that God’s power can’t handle.
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:18-19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 45 secs
Still struggling with what to pray for others?? Listen to this lesson to learn three things that are vital to pray for them and for yourself. Find out what to “know” means in this passage and what we need to know in order to advance spiritually. See that our perspective needs to change so we’re living today with a focus on eternity. Find out that faith and confidence are closely related and the importance of understanding that we are God’s possession. Above all, realize that God’s power is greater than anything we’re going to face in life and that nothing is too great for His power.
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:17-18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 38 secs
Do you keep a prayer list and sometimes wonder what you should pray for people, or for yourself? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Apostle Paul showed us a glimpse of what he prayed for other believers. Find out what the Spirit of wisdom and revelation is and four reasons why it’s referring to the Holy Spirit. Discover what all unbelievers lack that believers are given when they are born again. Think through your prayers and see if you are praying what Paul did for yourself and others.
Sun, Sep 01, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:17-18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 8 secs
How can God be one and three-in-one at the same time? Listen to this lesson to learn about God the Father and Jesus’ relationship to Him. Find out how in the early church they had many views on this, but the Scriptures teach a multiplicity of God persons in the Godhead. See what the phrase “Father of glory” means and that Jesus shares this same glory. Find out what we can learn about God in Isaiah 6 as we discover that no one else is like God because He is unique. Ask yourself what percentage of your time you spend thinking and talking about the glory of God.
Sun, Aug 25, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:16-18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 27 secs
What is the main goal of your life? Success? Wealth? Great family? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Apostle Paul tells us it should be to gain an intimate knowledge of God the Father. Find out what it means to have the eyes of our understanding enlightened and when this occurs. See the Holy Spirit’s role in helping us acquire wisdom, which is spiritual skill for living and the revelation that is related to the mystery of the church.
Sun, Aug 18, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 3 secs
What does it mean to pray without ceasing? Listen to this lesson to learn the biblical meaning of “ceasing”. See the role of gratitude for God and His Word and how it helps us to rejoice always. Find out about three foundational virtues and what enables us to endure the difficult times in our life. Discover how we can be thankful to God in all circumstances and for all things, even painful and unpleasant ones. Be reminded of the importance of memorizing Scripture.