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[a] = summary lessons
[b] = exegetical analysis
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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 - December 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, Dec 08, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 45 mins 16 secs
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:5-6 & Romans 6:3-6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 39 secs
Why do we still sin after we believe in Christ as our Savior? Listen to this lesson to see that although we have been raised up with Christ to new life, our sin nature is still alive and well in us. So what can we do about it? Learn what the baptism of the Holy Spirit is and why it has nothing to do with water baptism. Find out several meanings of “with” and the importance of it being translated correctly. See that as believers we have a unique, distinct spiritual life but that we must walk by means of the Holy Spirit Who enables us to resist our sin natures.
Sun, Nov 24, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:4-5 & John 3:1-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 43 secs
“Born again?” What are you talking about?” Listen to this lesson to hear how Jesus answered a man named Nicodemus, a Pharisee and teacher of the Scriptures, who asked Him this question. First, Jesus explained to Nicodemus his need for new life because he, like all the rest of the human race, had been born spiritually dead. Listen to the details which apply to your own life and understand the simple but profound message of the gospel, which tells us that we are born again when we believe in the saving work of Christ’s death on the Cross.
Sun, Oct 27, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:4-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 49 secs
“The love of God is greater far, than tongue or pen can ever say.” As the songwriter expresses, the love of God is so magnificent and rich it’s hard to express. Listen to this lesson to hear how the Apostle Paul describes three facets of God’s character that involve His loving kindness, mercy, and grace to us even when we were in rebellion against Him. See that nothing depends on us because God has provided a solution and all we have to do is trust Christ to be “made alive in Him”.
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:1-3
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 10 secs

Did you know everyone is born dead? If that doesn’t make any sense to you, listen to this lesson to learn the Bible teaches we are born spiritually dead, which means we are without a human spirit. How can we be made “alive in Christ”? See the role of the Holy Spirit in convicting us of unbelief. Find out we have to make the decision whether or not to believe in Christ and His work on the Cross. Understand what it means to walk by means of the Spirit and grow to spiritual maturity.

This lesson includes a brief speech by congressional candidate Wesley Hunt.

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.