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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 - June 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. VIdeos on VImeo include the entire worship service, while those on YouTube only include the Bible teaching from the service.

To listen to this series as a podcast, copy and paste the following URL into your podcast software.
www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/2018ephesians.xml
 
Sunday, September 03, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:31-5:1
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 36 secs
When someone mistreats, harms, or hurts you, how do you react? Listen to this message to learn that our sin natures become bitter and angry and full of malice. In contrast, the Scripture commands believers to forgive one another and treat each other with kindness. Hear four different categories of forgiveness discussed in the Bible and remove all bitterness from your life by forgiving those who treat you badly.
Sunday, August 20, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:30
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 52 mins 19 secs
What guarantee do you have that you’re saved? Listen to this message to learn that Scripture says when you trust in Christ for your salvation, the Holy Spirit seals you as a down payment guaranteeing your eventual redemption when you receive your resurrection body. Hear a number of facts about what it means to be sealed and ways it is important to you in your spiritual life. Look forward to the day when you receive an inheritance from God.
Sunday, August 13, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:30
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 41 mins 45 secs
Are you confident you’re saved for all eternity? Listen to this message to learn that at the moment of salvation the Holy Spirit sealed you, making your salvation secure. Learn six principles about the Holy Spirit showing that He is a Person, not just a force. As believers in the Church Age, understand that the Holy Spirit indwells you and fills you with God’s thoughts when You walk with Him and study God’s Word.
Sunday, August 06, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:30
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 58 mins 12 secs
Scripture tells us not to grieve the Holy Spirit. Do you even know what that means? Listen to this message to learn that the command is given in both the Old and the New Testaments. See that since the Holy Spirit is divine, a human emotion is used to describe what it means when we rebel against God or refuse to do His commands. Find out that grief is a part of our fallen world and is not a sin unless it is accompanied by mental attitude sins such as bitterness, anger, or self pity.
Sunday, July 30, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:28
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 8 secs
Have you ever destroyed anyone with the words that came out of your mouth? Listen to this message to learn what the Bible has to say about our speech, which can be sinful and hurtful or can build up others. Hear a number of biblical passages from James, Proverbs, and others which explain the trouble our tongues can cause and ways to gain self control over it by walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Be challenged to bring discipline to your mouth and be a blessing when you speak.
Sunday, July 16, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:28
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 15 secs
What does the Bible have to say about work? Listen to this lesson to learn that from the beginning of creation mankind has always been told to work. See that one of the reasons is so that we may be able to help others who are in need as a part of our grace orientation. Find out that responsible labor is a part of the first Divine Institution. See how laziness is treated in Scripture and accept that all labor has value.
Sunday, July 09, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:25-28
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 4 secs
Are you living your life God’s way or your way? Listen to this message to learn that how you answer that question determines the quality of your life now and for the future. Find out that we are to treat other believers in grace based on the way we have been treated by God. See this is only possible when we are walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Be challenged to learn ways to show grace orientation.
Sunday, July 02, 2023
Passage: Hebrews 12:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 8 secs
Is joy a part of your daily life? Listen to this message to learn that if you are a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ then you should be filled with joy. Find out that this joy is not just an emotion or a personality trait, but is a deep inner happiness and tranquility of soul. See that biblical words that refer to joy are connected to how we have been blessed by God in the Church Age. Hear four passages that explain how this joy can become a part of a believer’s life as they grow to spiritual maturity.
Sunday, June 25, 2023
Passage: Hebrews 12:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 20 secs
Who is the example believers should follow in their daily lives? Listen to this message to learn that Jesus Christ should be our example and we should think as He thinks. How are we able to do that? Find out it is by focusing our attention on Him and learning about Him through the Bible. Remember you are to be guided by what you think and not what you feel.
Sunday, June 04, 2023
Passage: Hebrews 12:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 10 secs
Is your thinking focused on the Lord Jesus Christ? Listen to this message to learn that in order to focus on Him we have to learn about Him. Find out how we can show we love Him by keeping His commandments, which are found in the Bible. See what weight we are supposed to lay aside and how to endure in difficult times. Remember that the more we focus on Christ, the more the problems and trials in this life lose their importance.