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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, Mar 31, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 59 secs
How do we praise God? Listen to this tremendous lesson to learn that we can only praise God when we acknowledge He is the sovereign Creator and have an understanding of His essential nature. See that praise is not just repeating words like “hallelujah” and “praise God”, but an understanding of what He has done, is doing, and will do in our lives. Be challenged to immerse yourself in the Word of God so you can learn to praise Him accurately and continually.
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:6 & Romans 9:1-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 7 secs
Does God select each individual’s eternal destiny? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has given mankind free will to choose his eternal destiny, but in God’s sovereignty He selects certain people for a special destiny to fulfill His plans that has nothing to do with their salvation. Understand the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart. See that God rules over nations as is illustrated by a potter in Jeremiah.
Sun, Mar 10, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:4-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 20 secs
Are we free to choose to accept Christ or does God select who will believe? Listen to this lesson to learn that God is not willing for any to perish and has given all mankind freedom to choose to believe in Christ as their Savior. See that God has designed a purpose and a destiny for those who do believe. Hear three categories of the will of God and see that the permissive will of God gives us responsibility for the choices we make. Learn what it means when it says “Jacob have I loved, and Esau have I hated.”
Note that the title on the video should say Ephesians #21.
Sun, Mar 03, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:4-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 31 secs
How can we have the freedom to make choices when God is sovereign? Listen to this lesson to hear three views concerning mankind’s free will and which view is biblically correct. Find out that God allows everyone to choose whether or not to believe in Christ as their Savior and if they choose to believe whether or not to grow to spiritual maturity. See how all things can work together for good in a Christian’s life even when they make bad decisions.
Sun, Feb 24, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:4-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 22 secs
Have you been adopted? Listen to this lesson to learn that when a person believes in Christ as their Savior they are adopted as a son by Jesus Christ. Find out the incredible benefits given to you, including an inheritance and becoming a member of the Royal Family. Understand the difference between being an heir of God and a co-heir with Christ. See that you not only receive many blessings, but you are given the responsibility to grow to spiritual maturity, which is accomplished by learning the Word of God and walking by means of the Holy Spirit.
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 26 secs
Does your life have purpose and meaning? Listen to this lesson to learn that when you trust in Christ as your Savior you have a predesigned mission given to you by God. Find out the spiritual tools you receive to accomplish your special tasks and how you can learn to use these tools. See that you will receive rewards if you fulfill this mission. Begin a study of the biblical meaning of adoption and accept the challenge of determining every day to serve God.
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:3-5 & Romans 8:28-30
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 41 secs
Are you having trouble understanding the difference between which Bible passages refer to getting saved and the ones which are discussing spiritual growth after salvation? Listen to this lesson to gain a clear understanding of four key biblical words to help with these concepts. Follow a word study on the term predestination and find out that it means God appointing believers to a particular task. The importance of knowing this is to make you aware that your destiny is to serve God and you need to learn the means to accomplish this.
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:3-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 57 secs
On what basis does God choose who will make up the church? Listen to this lesson to learn that God does not choose who will believe, but in His foreknowledge He knows who will willingly trust in Christ as their Savior. See that God has chosen their destiny and mission. Learn from the Wedding Guest parable that it is the volition of the guests that is the deciding factor and that those who are willing to attend are given robes of righteousness in Christ. Learn what it means when it says God loved Jacob but He hated Esau. Realize that you, as an individual, must accept God’s free gift so you will enter into Heaven and have eternal life.
Sun, Jan 27, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1-3
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 24 secs
Are you looking for tips on how to have a happier marriage, be a better parent, or lead a more fulfilling life? Listen to this lesson to learn that you don’t need to have experts give you any life hacks. Instead you need to learn what God’s destiny is for those who trust in Christ as their Savior. Taking time to learn what mission God has designed for you must become your priority. Learn the importance of word studies to find out that when God chose or selected us, it is not referring to our salvation, but to the destiny that has been commissioned for all believers in the Church Age. Allow the Word of God to transform how you think in life.
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:3-5
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 4 secs
How does God’s foreknowledge relate to His omniscience? Listen to this lesson to learn how they are connected and that the focal point here is the destiny of those who are in Christ. Find out the meaning of the Greek word PROGINOSKO and how it is used in five New Testament passages. See that translators impose their theology on some verses. Accept that God’s foreknowledge applies data on which His plans and purposes for mankind are based.