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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.

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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - February 2024

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.

Video DVDs of these lessons can be ordered here or here.

To view all video Bible studies in the Ephesians series, click here (Vimeo) or here (YouTube). Both platforms now include closed captioning.

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Sun, Feb 18, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:15-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 57 secs
Have you ever thought how to walk in wisdom? Do you use your time wisely or do you just react to what’s happening around you? Listen to this message to learn the importance of time management in your spiritual life. Find out what it means to redeem the time and hear a number of biblical priorities concerning the use of time.
Sun, Feb 11, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:11-14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 36 mins 30 secs
Are you a spiritually lazy believer, just dozing your way through life? Listen to this message to learn that after you have trusted Christ as your Savior you are to begin to walk in the light of God’s Word and awaken to a different kind of thinking than that of the pagan thoughts you had as an unbeliever. Find out there are things of darkness we are not to even talk or think about.
Sun, Feb 04, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:11-14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 53 secs

Why are believers told in the Bible to separate themselves from certain places, certain things, and certain people? Listen to this message to learn that we need to avoid that which influences us to wander away from the truth of God’s Word. Find out what the command “do not sin” means and learn how to expose wrong thinking in ourselves and those around us.

During this Bible class Dr. Dean mentioned two books by Dr. Erwin Lutzer: We Will Not Be Silenced: Responding Courageously to Our Culture's Assault on Christianity and No Reason to Hide: Standing for Christ in a Collapsing Culture.

Sun, Jan 28, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:10-12
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 26 mins 52 secs
Are you evaluating whether the ideas and issues around you are good and acceptable to God? Listen to this message to learn that God has standards He has revealed in His Word and in order to make valid judgments we must saturate our thinking with biblical truth. Find out what it means to be unequally yoked together with unbelievers.
Sun, Jan 21, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:8-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 24 secs
Would you like to be able to handle all the issues that occur in your life in a way that is pleasing to God? Listen to this message to learn that this is only possible when we are walking in the light of God’s Word. Find out that as our thinking becomes saturated with biblical truth the Holy Spirit can transform our minds to the character of Christ.
Sun, Jan 14, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:8-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 44 mins 9 secs
Does your life have meaning and purpose? Listen to this message to understand that believers are to walk in God’s light and not live in darkness like unbelievers. See that we are not to partner with those who reject God’s way but we are to expose corruption. Understand that walking in the light results in our being transformed by the Holy Spirit.
Sun, Jan 07, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:8-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 19 secs
In whose kingdom do you live? You only have two choices: God’s kingdom of light or Satan’s domain of darkness. Listen to this message to learn that all are born into darkness, but when someone trusts in Christ they are transferred to God’s kingdom of light. Find out that we must choose to learn what God has revealed to us in His Word about these options. Be challenged to understand how to think and conduct your life by growing spiritually.
Sun, Dec 31, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:8-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 7 secs
Are you living your life like someone stumbling in the darkness or are you walking in the light? Listen to this message to learn that God is light and as His children, we are to walk in the light. Hear a number of principles describing God’s essence as light and that He reveals light through His Word. Find out that those who reject God’s truth are living in darkness.
Sun, Dec 03, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:6-7
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 30 secs
How can believers avoid being deceived? Deception has infiltrated every nook and cranny of our culture today. Listen to this lesson to hear a number of lies that are widely believed and see that Satan is the “father of lies”. Find out the importance of transforming our minds to biblical truth through studying the Word of God and by walking by means of the Holy Spirit.
Sun, Nov 26, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & Romans 8:17
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 25 mins 53 secs
Are you motivated to grow to spiritual maturity in this life? Listen to this lesson to see how the promise of a special reward inheritance encourages us to serve the Lord. As believers we are all heirs of God, but what is involved in becoming a co-heir with Christ? Understand that our challenge as believers is to be willing to glorify Christ even if it involves suffering.