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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, Apr 26, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 30 secs
What does it mean that believers are the body of Christ? Listen to this lesson to hear an overview of the second section of Ephesians and find out the unimaginable riches which God has planned for all who trust Christ as their Savior. See how Christ’s death on the Cross brought together Jew and Gentile into this body of Christ and that the provisions are not only for the entire body but also for each of us individually. As we study these things in the coming weeks they will help us to develop a new understanding of our riches and challenge us to study God's Word.
Sun, Apr 19, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 54 secs
What role do good works play in our Christian life? Listen to this lesson to learn that performing good works is not necessary for salvation but still holds significance when we are walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Find out what God’s goal and purpose is for believers. Understand the difference between justification and sanctification. See who “we” and “you” refer to in the text. Find out what it means that believers are created in righteousness and how that enables us to perform good works.
Sun, Mar 01, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 2:8
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 34 secs
Is our faith what saves us? Listen to this lesson to see that there is no merit in faith but the merit is in what we are believing. Find out that just believing that the Bible says Christ died for sin is not the same as believing that Christ died for our own sin. Hear twelve truths about faith and three applications of faith to our own lives that expand our understanding of trusting Christ as our Savior.
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.