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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 - October 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, 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.
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:13-14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 23 secs
Once you believe in Christ, can you lose your salvation? Listen to this lesson to learn that our salvation depends on God and not on us so nothing we can do can cause us to lose it. Note that our salvation occurs when we hear the good news of the gospel and believe in Christ and see what else happens at that moment. Hear a number of passages that talk about eternal security in Scripture. Find out about the sealing ministry of the Holy Spirit, which assures us that Christians will always be God’s possession.
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:11-12
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 50 secs
What does it mean to be God’s possession? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has laid claim to all who believe in Christ and are “in Him”. Find out that God’s foreknowledge preceded His appointing all who accept Christ’s death on the Cross to a predetermined purpose. Once we know our destiny, see how we are to serve God and grow to spiritual maturity.
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 26 secs
Imagine a world with no evil. Listen to this lesson to learn about the dispensation of the fullness of times when Jesus Christ will end all demonic and Satanic activity. See the ultimate goal of God in human history. Find out how we are to honor the glory of God in our lives. See that God’s purpose for believers is to be prepared to rule and reign with Christ in the coming kingdom.
Sun, Jun 02, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:9-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 21 secs
What is the biblical meaning of dispensations? Listen to this lesson to learn the characteristics of each dispensation and three essential elements, including the importance of literal interpretation. Hear the distinct responsibilities of man and the promises and blessings from God for each. See that whatever we do, we should do for the glory of God to show His majesty, power, authority, and His unfailing love for us.
Sun, May 26, 2019
Passage: Ephesians 1:9-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 7 secs
What is a dispensation? Listen to this lesson to learn that the term refers to different plans of God that He is working out in human history. Hear a number of facts about dispensations, including the definition, the Greek and Latin words, and that God has a final culmination in view. Understand the importance of learning about the characteristics of the current dispensation so that we can fulfill our responsibility to grow to spiritual maturity.