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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 - February 2020

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, Feb 09, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:8
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 37 mins 31 secs
What is faith? Listen to this lesson to learn two primary meanings of faith based on Scripture. See many references to it in the Gospel of John and its connection to regeneration. Find out that all knowledge is based on faith and that it’s not an emotion or a feeling. Learn the ultimate source of faith and see its importance not only for salvation but for growing to maturity in the spiritual life.
Sun, Feb 02, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:7-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 43 secs
What is God’s purpose in demonstrating His grace to the body of Christ? Listen to this lesson to hear that this intriguing information involves legal evidence in the angelic conflict. See an expanded definition of the riches of God’s grace and understand the difference between “ages” and “dispensations”. As Church Age believers and trophies of God’s grace, accept that we will be on display in the heavenly Temple as objects of His grace.
Sun, Jan 26, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:6 & Psalm 2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 47 secs
Why are all the Gentile nations and their rulers conspiring against God in the Tribulation? Listen to this lesson to learn why Satan’s strategy is to destroy all the Jews. Find out who the kings of the earth are and their connection to demons. See God the Father’s responses to these kings. In light of this psalm be challenged to push on in learning God’s Word and preparing for your future role in the Millennium Kingdom.
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:6 & Psalm 2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 32 secs
Is there an order to the psalms that was chosen when they were compiled? Listen to this lesson to learn that their final form was decided under Ezra but had been organized in earlier times. Find out that Psalm 1 and 2 are connected and both refer to the Lord Jesus Christ. See Psalm 2’s importance in the New Testament. When you read through Psalms, look for many references to the Messiah and see proof that we are not yet in the Kingdom as Christ is waiting in Heaven during the Church Age.
Sun, Jan 12, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:6 & Psalm 68
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 43 mins 49 secs
Is Christ ruling the earth today? Listen to this lesson to learn what Christ’s role is during the Church Age and to hear different views on His thousand-year reign. See Old Testament passages that explain about Christ’s current work and the Helper that He sent for believers to carry out their work. Learn from Daniel the kingdoms that will dominate in the world and how we are to be fulfilling our priestly duties in the world.
Sun, Jan 05, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:6 & Psalm 110:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 10 secs
Does Psalm 110 refer to the promised Messiah? Listen to this lesson to hear about the confusion in the academic world concerning this. Then hear the proof for this being Messianic. Hear three things about the Messiah in this passage and learn who wrote the psalm including Jesus’ reference to the author in the New Testament. As Christ is seated at the right hand of the Father currently, find out what He is waiting for and His current role as our High Priest. See what believers are to be doing during this inter-advent age.
Sun, Dec 22, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:6 & Mark 16:19-20
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 25 secs

What is the purpose of Christ’s Ascension to Heaven and His being seated at the right hand of God the Father? Listen to this lesson to learn a number of things the Ascension accomplished and what the mechanics were when He ascended. See the meaning of the clouds that received Him. Find out how the church, which includes all believers, is now involved in God’s plan and rejoice that it is going forward in God’s own time.

This lesson also includes Luke 24:50-53 and Acts 1:9.

Sun, Dec 15, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 27 mins 24 secs
Christ made a promise to believers that He would send a Helper and that it would happen after He ascended and was seated at the right hand of the Father. Listen to this lesson to learn that the Helper is the Holy Spirit. Begin a study of the importance of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Hear the dedication of several young children to God and see who has the major responsibility for their training.
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 2:6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 45 mins 16 secs
Where is the Lord Jesus Christ now? Listen to this message to hear not only where Christ is, but the reason why He is there. Understand the difference between His first coming to this earth and His second coming, which is yet in the future. See what the Jews had expected and how their rejection of Christ resulted in a new plan being revealed. Find out how understanding this can reshape our spiritual life.
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.