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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 - July 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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Sun, Jul 05, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:17-18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 58 mins 31 secs
Would you like to be able to walk into the White House and talk to the president whenever you wanted to? Listen to this lesson to learn that believers, whatever their race or ethnicity, have this kind of access with the Creator God in Heaven. Find out how Christ as our High Priest provided this entrance to God for us. See its connection to reconciliation and the role of the Holy Spirit.
Sun, Jun 28, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:14-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 19 secs
“CAUTION! Barriers Ahead!” Listen to this message to learn how the two barriers mentioned in this Bible passage have been torn down by Christ’s death on the Cross. Find out His two purposes for doing this and who the “new man” mentioned here is. As believers, we have new, amazing identities in Christ and should pursue spiritual maturity in our lives.
Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 8 secs
What is peace and is it something you have in your daily life? Listen to this message to hear what peace is and how it can be a constant part of your life. See that we have peace with God through Christ’s death on the Cross when we believe in Him and that all mankind has been reconciled to Him. Understand that Christ came to earth to bring us peace and see that believers have a mission to give the gospel to everyone so they, too, can have the peace of God in their lives.
Sun, Jun 14, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:13
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 28 secs
Is it Christ’s blood that saves us? Listen to this lesson to learn what the blood of Christ refers to and how it is used in Scripture. Hear three problems that have arisen concerning this phrase. Find out five other passages using the same kind of terms. Understand that it is the application of Christ’s death on the Cross to us as an individual that saves us.
Sun, Jun 07, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:13
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 54 mins 34 secs
What does the Bible have to say about racism? Listen to this lesson to learn that just as the Jews and Gentiles were enemies at one time what is happening today illustrates the principle that racial prejudice is always wrong. Listen to a discussion of biblical respect for authority and the example of ending slavery in Britain as compared to the United States. See the importance of humility and love for others.
Sun, May 31, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:12
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 58 mins 47 secs
What is an alien according to the Bible? Listen to this lesson to learn that all Gentiles were called aliens and it meant they were excluded from the privileges the Jews had. Find out this was not because the Jews were more righteous than others, but was a result of God’s mercy. See how this resulted in Antisemitism. Learn about the covenants of promise and when they will be fulfilled. As believers, we all have confidence knowing that God always has and always will keep all of His promises.
Sun, May 24, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:12
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 49 secs
What is the purpose of baptism in the Christian life? Listen to this lesson to learn that it is not a part of being saved but is an identification with Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection. Hear a history of baptism in the church and how Bible translators added at times to the confusion. Find out if “old man” refers to our sin nature. Hear two out of five characteristics of Gentiles before the Church Age. Let this lesson remind you how much God has given all believers during this dispensation.
Sun, May 17, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 2 secs
What is the meaning of circumcision and what is its importance? Listen to this lesson to learn about its beginning with Abraham. Hear seven points that explain it. See what circumcision came to mean in the Second Temple period. Find out what an uncircumcised heart is and its meaning today.
Sun, May 10, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 30 secs
What qualifications are there to become a member of the Church? Listen to this lesson to learn that God builds His Church His way and all who have believed in Christ as their Savior are members. Learn the difference between the universal Church and individual local churches. Hear a number of ways the word “church” is used in the New Testament and find out that it never refers to a building. See when the Church began and when it will end.
Sun, May 03, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:11 & Matthew 16:18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 48 mins 59 secs
Everyone assumes they know what a church is but do they really understand the biblical use of the term? Listen to this lesson to learn that after Christ’s death and resurrection a new entity came into being. Hear five introductory facts about it and find out when the word “church” is first used in the Bible. See who builds the church and what makes it distinctive. When you believe in Christ as your Savior understand that you become a part of the church and are a new creation.