Ephesians for Beginners

Paul's most eloquent teaching on God's plan of salvation and life in the body of Christ. A great textual study for those who want to go "deep" into God's word.

Introduction to Ephesians

Introduction to Ephesians

37:38   

A review of the Apostle Paul's life and ministry and the circumstances leading up to the writing of this epistle.

Review of Re-Baptism

Review of Re-Baptism

32:53   

A study of the issue of re-baptism focusing on the firs converts of the church at Ephesus.

The City and Church of Ephesus

The City and Church of Ephesus

34:40   

This lesson examines the historical and social settings in which the church at Ephesus was established.

All Spiritual Blessings in Christ

All Spiritual Blessings in Christ

37:01   

Paul begins his letter by describing the incredible blessings given by God to those who believe in Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:1-23)

Past-Present-Future of the Church

Past-Present-Future of the Church

38:12   

Beginning in chapter two Paul begins to describe the universal nature of the church as it existed in the past, present, and future. (Ephesians 1:1-23)

The Basis for Unity in the Church

The Basis for Unity in the Church

33:28   

Paul explains the universal nature of the church by outlining the way God has brought together the most disparate groups of that era - Jews and Gentiles. (Ephesians 2:11-22)

God's Blessing to the Gentiles

God's Blessing to the Gentiles

39:38   

The Apostle describes God’s efforts to reach out to the Gentiles in order to save them. (Ephesians 3:1-22)

Unity of the Church

Unity of the Church

35:58   

This section of the epistle describes the proper response to God's offer of salvation and the blessings attached to it, the first of which is to maintain the unity of The Spirit. (Ephesians 4:1-16)

The Response of Righteousness

The Response of Righteousness

36:43   

Paul continues to describe the proper response of the saved to God in the form of righteous living. (Ephesians 4:17-5:14)

True Piety

True Piety

32:35   

This section builds on the previous two by adding piety as a true response of the church to God because of His blessings. (Ephesians 5:15-21)

An Ordered Life

An Ordered Life

34:53   

Paul adds an ordered life as another response from those who receive God's blessings of salvation. (Ephesians 5:22-6:9)

Faithfulness

Faithfulness

32:09   

This section concludes the letter by establishing faithfulness as the crowning glory in the believer's proper response to God's offer of salvation and the blessings that come with it. (Ephesians 6:10-24)

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