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Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - September 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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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.
Sun, Aug 11, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:15-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 41 mins 26 secs
Love all other believers? Are you kidding me? How can we do that? Listen to this message to learn that it depends on our remembering something. See that our love is to based on an objective criteria. Find out how the Apostle Paul showed his love by praying for those he had heard two things about. See what “believing in Christ” and the “shedding of blood” means. Make a practical application of this lesson by meeting the needs of other believers.
Sun, Aug 04, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:14 & 1 Corinthians 6:9-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 54 mins 22 secs

The book Dr. Dean mentioned during this class is called Eats, Shoots & Leaves.

Who are the unrighteous that Paul says will not inherit the kingdom of God? Are they unbelievers or believers? Listen to this lesson to learn their identity and see if inheriting the kingdom and entering Heaven are the same thing. Find out when commas came to be used in translating the Scriptures and how punctuation can change the meaning of a verse. Learn about the Corinthians and that there were two kinds of believers and ask yourself which type you are.

Sun, Jul 21, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
If a believer is disobedient to God’s Word and doesn’t grow to spiritual maturity, does he lose his inheritance? Listen to this lesson to see that beginning in the Old Testament all believers have a secure inheritance given them by God and that those who are obedient receive a greater inheritance. Find out what the Bible means when it states that if anyone commit certain sins he will not inherit the Kingdom of God. Learn that Jesus Christ is heir of all things and our heirship depends on being adopted into the family of God through faith in Christ. Hear thirteen richly illuminating facts about this heirship. Never lose sight of the blessings that are promised those believers who live their daily lives in light of eternity.
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:14 & Matthew 5-6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 42 mins 6 secs
Does our eternal inheritance depend upon us? Listen to this lesson to learn that there are two kinds of inheritance mentioned in the Bible. One is a free gift which is for all who believe in Christ as their Savior. The second type is a reward and it must be earned by a believer. Find out we are saved for the purpose of serving Christ in this life and learn which actions end attitudes earn us rewards. As we live our daily lives we need to realize that we can never lose our salvation but we can fail to earn rewards.
Sun, Jul 07, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 48 mins 35 secs
Are there certain things you can do that will keep you out of Heaven? Listen to this lesson to learn that all sins were forgiven by Christ’s death on the Cross and those who believe in Him can be assured that they are saved forever. Find out that after that decision is made, then you need to decide if you are going to grow to spiritual maturity and have roles and responsibilities in the Kingdom of God. See that those who are obedient to God’s Word will receive rewards while those who are disobedient will forfeit these rewards.
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 48 mins 5 secs
Who wouldn’t like to learn that a rich uncle has left them a huge inheritance? Listen to this lesson to begin a remarkable study of what the Bible teaches about the inheritance that is promised to every believer in Christ. Find out that biblical inheritance is not related to anyone’s death nor our eternal salvation. Learn that there are two kinds of inheritance taught in the Bible. Gain a better understanding of inheritance by studying the Abrahamic Covenant and rejoice that as a believer you can have absolute assurance of your future inheritance.