Ephesians Study, Part 1

Ephesians 1:1-3 – Introducing the Book
INTRODUCTION
Ephesus was the most important city in the Roman province of Asia. The city stood at the end of one of the great caravan trade routes through Asia. It was the center for the Goddess Diana who was worshipped by the Ephesians. The city had a [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 2

Ephesians 1:15-23; 3:14-19 – The Author Prays
INTRODUCTION
The prayers of the Apostle Paul are often recorded in his writings to the churches where he ministered. These were written for the encouragement of those who would read the letters. From these prayers they would see that Paul loved them and that he had goals for [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 3

Ephesians 1:3-14 – The Believer’s Position: We Are Chosen
INTRODUCTION
In the introduction to the Book of Ephesians Paul blesses his readers with Grace and Peace from God. It was Paul’s stated desire that his readers would come into a deep knowledge of God. Today we are looking at our position in Christ as believers. [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 4

Ephesians 1:7-14; 2:1-6 – We are Chosen (2)
INTRODUCTION
Last week we saw that we have been chosen by God to be holy and blameless, to be his very own children and to be redeemed. In today’s message we will see that we are also chosen to be forgiven, to know the mystery of God’s Will, [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 5

Ephesians 4:1-2 – Called to Walk Responsibly
INTRODUCTION
In our last two messages from the book of Ephesians we talked about our position in Christ. We saw that God has seated us together with Christ in heavenly places. In this section of Ephesians we see that because of our glorious position we have the responsibility (privilege) [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 6

Ephesians 4:3-7; 11-16. – Unity and Righteous Living
INTRODUCTION
In last week’s message we saw that we have a responsibility to WALK in humility, gentleness, patience and love. We learned that God enables us to walk in this way as we draw his strength from sitting in heavenly places with Christ. In our lesson today [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 7

Ephesians 5:15-21 – Called to Walk in the Spirit
INTRODUCTION
Last week we saw that we have the responsibility to walk in a certain way if we are Christians. Paul told us that we are to walk in humility, gentleness, patience, love, unity and righteousness. Today Paul is asking us to WALK IN THE SPIRIT. [...]

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Ephesians Study, Part 8

Ephesians 6:10-20; 3:10 – Called to Spiritual Battle
INTRODUCTION
Last week we talked about Walking in the Spirit. We saw that it is possible for us to Worship in the Spirit and to have genuine Spirit led relationships. As you meditate on these truths it becomes increasingly clear that God has wonderfully provided us with [...]

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