Introduction to Ephesians (Ephesians 1:1-2; Revelation 2:1-7)
In his letter to believers, Paul wants them to know God, their identity, and everything in between. In Ephesians Paul teaches believers what the doctrine and duty of the church is to be. A study of Paul’s letter will challenge and equip any believer for Christian living today.
The Blessings of Redemption (Ephesians 1:3-14)
Within this amazing passage Paul tells us of the blessings of redemption. These blessings they should lead us to bless or praise God.
Prayer for Spiritual Wisdom (Ephesians 1:15-23)
Praise and prayer go hand-in-hand. In this passage the Apostle Paul prays for Christians to know the spiritual blessing that are theirs in Christ. From this passage believers discover how they can pray for one another.
By Grace Through Faith (Ephesians 2:1-10)
We must understand who were/are apart from Christ, if we are to ever understand what we are/or can be with and in Christ.
Christ Our Peace and Cornerstone (Ephesians 2:11-22)
In Ephesians 2:11-22 Paul describes a deep, complex, hostile rivalry between Jews and Gentiles. Into this rivalry Paul sent a word of encouragement to remind them - Jew and Gentile - that they had been equally saved by Christ.
On Mission for Christ (Ephesians 3:1-13)
In Ephesians 3:1-13 Paul reveals what his mission and ministry is about. From his words we discover what it means to be on mission for Christ as a Christ-centered missionary.
The Fullness of God (Ephesians 3:16-21)
Paul calls on believers to know the fullness of God's power and love so that they can become faithful children and thereby glorify their Father in heaven.
A Healthy and Growing Church (Ephesians 4:1-16)
There are three criteria given by Paul in this passage as to what a healthy and growing church is marked by. These three criteria are for all church everywhere in any time.
Off with the Old and On with the New (Ephesians 4:17-32)
Paul challenges all of us to “no longer live as the Gentiles do” (v.17). He’s saying: Stop copying the world and start imitating God.
Imitate God (Ephesians 5:1-21)
Paul continues to describe how we may live righteous and holy lives like our God.
A Spirit-Filled Marriage (Ephesians 5:21-33)
God has a specific design for what a biblical marriage is to look like. It is to mirror the relationship between Christ and His church.
Gospel-Centered Families (Ephesians 6:1-4)
The relationship between a parent and child is a special thing. In this passage the Apostle Paul instructs us on how we imitate Christ in our parent-child relationships.
Spirit-Filled Worker (Ephesians 6:5-9)
As the believer seeks to imitate Christ in all things, Paul now shows us how we imitate Christ in our work.
Standing Firm in Battle (Ephesians 6:10-24)
As the believer imitates Christ in all things, believing right doctrine (Ephesians 1-3) and living the right way (Ephesians 4-6:9), they can expect to be attacked by the evil one. The believer is encouraged to stand firm in the midst of this battle in Ephesians 6:10-24.