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[A] = summary lessons
[B] = exegetical analysis
[C] = topical doctrinal studies
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.
Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - May 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.

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www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/2018ephesians.xml
 
Sunday, January 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.
Sunday, January 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.
Sunday, January 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.
Sunday, January 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.
Sunday, December 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.
Sunday, December 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.
Sunday, November 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.
Sunday, November 19, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & Deuteronomy 18:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 4 secs
Why is it important to learn what inheritance meant in the Old Testament? Listen to this message to see that inheritance referred to giving someone a possession. Using Abraham as an example, hear about the time God made a covenant with him, unilaterally giving Abraham a land to possess. Find out that some groups of Israelites lived in the land but did not have a portion they possessed. Understand that all believers in the Church Age have a guaranteed inheritance, but only those who grow spiritually will receive special rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ.
Sunday, November 12, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 40 mins 53 secs
When you try to live the way the Bible says Christians are supposed to live do you find yourself sinning and it feels like you’re sinking into quicksand? Do you ever fear you’ve lost your salvation? Listen to this encouraging message to learn that just as you didn’t have to perform any good works to be saved, your sins cannot cause you to lose your salvation. See that everything depends on Christ’s death on the Cross and not anything we do. Understand that although we can do nothing to earn salvation, we can lose rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ based on the life we live.
Sunday, November 05, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 29 secs
Warning! Believers who do not grow spiritually shall not have an inheritance in the Kingdom of God. Listen to this message to see the meaning of this warning and whether it applies to salvation or to a special inheritance in the Millennial Kingdom. Find out that the life a believer lives should be in contrast to that of unbelievers, both in thinking and in actions. See the inheritance promised to all believers and the inheritance that is rewarded to those who walk by means of the Spirit.