The book of ephesians hits on a wide range of moral and ethical behaviors, designed to ensure believers are living up to our heavenly calling. Pauls letter to the ephesians is different compared to many of the other new testament letters he wrote. Paul wrote this letter while enduring his first roman imprisonment in house arrest. As we continue in our faith from day to day, month to month, and year to year, the temptation to get comfortable will always exist. Make a list of bible passages outside the book of ephesians that refer to the city or church at ephesus use a concordance and crossreferences. Your learning comes from reading and studying the bible. In this chapter of our ephesians bible study we learn that christians are chosen by the father vs 36, redeemed by the son vs 712, and sealed by the holy spirit vs and 14. Summarize what the bible says about ephesus the city or the church outside the book of ephesians. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. This summary of the book of ephesians provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of ephesians. Overview and outline of ephesians bible study deeper. The following steps will be helpful in getting the most from your ephesians bible study. Book of ephesians overview insight for living ministries.
Here are all of the main inductive tools you need to complement the ephesians study or you to use to get the most out of your bible studies. The character and themes of pauls letter to the ephesians. This book is divided into 12 lessons, each of which contains the full niv text of the scripture passage, several study and discussion questions, and a versebyverse commentary. Ephesians is the goto book in the new testament for an understanding of gods sovereignty in salvation by grace, and therefore it shares much in common with pauls other masterwork. Inspiration from the apostle paul on how to pray bold, exciting prayers. Join beth moore, kay arthur, and priscilla shirer in a womens bible study.
Ephesians chapter 3 reveals to us the mystery that was kept secret since the beginning of time. Bucknell author see all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Saul was well educated in what today are called the humanities, but his most extensive training was in rabbinic studies under the famous gamaliel acts 22. This is the invisible church of which christ is the head. As i was doing this, i found that ephesians and revelation were the two easiest books in the bible to outline. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. Ephesians bible studies the gospel of john and the book of.
These transcripts are from the books of first and second corinthians, colossians 6, ephesians 12, hebrews 6, romans 29, revelation 42, and first timothy 3. These thirty studies are designed to enhance our lives with the powerful truths in the book of ephesians. Paul the apostle writes to encourage believers to live wellweve been lifted from the graveyard of sin and called to shout the gospel into the darkened world. This series on ephesians contains nine studies which take you progressively through pauls impactive letter to the church at ephesus. In this study of ephesians, joyce has included material that will help you walk through each chapter and sometimes, verse by verse. Ephesians presents the church which is christs body. Like romans, ephesians was not written so much to address problems in a particular church. Acts 19, but may have been intended as a circular letter to be read by neighboring churches. A study guide for the book of ephesians answers chapter one. The ephesians offers free, online access to study passages, for biblical studies, contained in the words, text and verses of the roman catholic scripture.
Our immeasurable blessings in christ macarthur bible studies macarthur, john f. The deeper christian bible study series in ephesians is an indepth versebyverse study of pauls letter to the ephesians. Bible study sitting and walking in the book of ephesians. As if that wasnt enough, we learn about the deepest riches of gods loving grace. Daily discipleship guide csb is designed to cultivate a deeper. We hope that you find the complete content of the ephesians helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the book of ephesians. The deeper christian bible study series on ephesians is an indepth versebyverse study of pauls letter to the ephesians. These studies will guide you through this lifechanging book of the bible and give you practical application to help you grow in your faith, gain. Our immeasurable blessings in christ macarthur bible studies. Wholeness for a broken world lifeguide bible studies by andrew t. This web page contains lesson plans for a tenweek bible study. In ephesians the emphasis is on the body, and in colossians the emphasis is on the head. This course is designed as an expository study of the epistle to the ephesians, taking the student through the entire epistle with cross references to other portions of scripture.
Ephesians bible study 6 weeks free online bible study lessons. The book of ephesians is a survival manualit equips believers to thrive in a world that hates the message of jesus christ. By giving us your email address you are also signing up to our newsletters where youll. Some have taken the absence of the usual personal greetings and the verbal similarity of many parts to colossians, among other reasons, as grounds. This book is important for messianic jewish studies since it shows the uniqueness of israel, the role of gentile believers, the contrast between jews, gentiles and how all believers become partakers of jewish spiritual blessings in the body of the messiah. Paul wrote this letter we know as the book of ephesians to settle or establish the ephesians in the truth, and to acquaint them with the mystery of the gospel. Ephesians 7 weeks anne graham lotz angel ministries. Welcome to the third of six studies of the book of ephesians. Ephesians bible study a bible study of ephesians lifeway. This study notes provide the core content of a group of bible studies on the book of ephesians. Read ephesians prayerfully, objectively, thoughtfully, and attentively as you listen for god to speak. A bible study of ephesians study joyce meyer ministries. The book of ephesians we hope that you find the complete content of the ephesians helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the book of ephesians. Instead of studying beforehand, participants attend the group, learn from the material and discussion, and then build on that using five daily directed bible studies through the week.
The object of these devotional studies is not to get through the worksheets, but to develop your personal relationship with god as you learn to. Ephesians chapter 3 free online bible study lessons. Here you will learn about the sheer greatness and wonder of your salvation, of gods immeasurable grace, of christian unity in christ, of the lifestyle appropriate for those who are gods wellloved children, and of the total adequacy of christ to protect. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journaling, the macarthur bible studies are an invaluable tool for bible students of all ages. Ephesians 4 niv bible as a prisoner for the lord, then, i. Bible study articles that explain clearly each verse in the book of ephesians insight, commentary and analysis. Ephesians has been called the queen of the epistles, the quintessence of paulinism, the divinest composition of man and even the waterloo of commentators.
All gods word for you bible studies are written from a reformed, conservative, evangelical perspective that upholds the historic fundamentals of the christian faith. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in. The symmetry between rich theology and applied living can hardly be matched. Each of these books will also include a commentary prepared by conrad on that book. The book of ephesians is a twelveweek interactive bible study designed to inspire readers to make christ the head of their lives, their homes, their workplaces, and their churches. Ephesians bible study the christian church in the world. The book of ephesians is a survival manualit equips believers to thrive in a world that hates the message. Bible studies contains both basic and advanced study questions enabling a person or group to learn the glorious teachings contained in ephesians. Stay connected amidst social distancing receive weekly scripture. To the saints who live in ephesus, the faithful in christ. Bible study questions on ephesians and philippians introduction.
The book of ephesians is easily broken into two sections. Ephesians bible study courses the book of ephesians this course is designed as an expository study of the epistle to the ephesians, taking the student through the entire epistle with cross references to other portions of scripture. The book of ephesians overview of the book of ephesians the book of ephesians is a masterpiece of revelation that bridges the principles of grace and obedience into one solid irremovable form. Epistle to the ephesians read and study the bible online. Ephesians is one of the most beautiful books in the bible, thabiti said. By giving us your email address you are also signing up to our newsletters where youll hear about new releases and special discount offers. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe. The object of these devotional studies is not to get through the worksheets, but to develop your personal relationship with god as you learn to communicate with him. Some say that ephesians reads like a commentary on the pauline letters and probably it has been. In this ephesians bible study we learn that paul tells of the great privilege of the ephesians. The first three chapters will tell you who you are in christ and how much he loves you, while the last three chapters focus on our behavior as christians. These studies will guide you through this lifechanging book of the bible and give you practical application to help you grow in your faith, gain greater intimacy with jesus, experience the victorious christian life, and. The book of ephesians this course is designed as an expository study of the epistle to the ephesians, taking the student through the entire epistle with cross references to other portions of scripture.
The central organizing theological idea in ephesians is that through christs atoning work god has mightily brought about the churcha new humanity, i. Daily discipleship guide csb is designed to cultivate a deeper understanding of scripture through daily bible reading. Jun 08, 2016 the book of ephesians video bible study with j. Colossians presents christ as the head of the body, the church. These small group studies of ephesians contain outlines, crossreferences, bible study discussion questions, and applications. Liberalism says that revelation is just a conglomerate of. This study is the first release in the following god through the bible series, and incorporates all of the application features readers have cherished since the first following god study was released in 1998.
Challenge the status quo of our culture and even some churches by. Because the name ephesus is not mentioned in every early manuscript, some scholars believe the letter was an encyclical, intended to be circulated and read. Grace bible studies ephesians sitting and walking by i gordon. Simply reading the bible is not enough, it is necessary to take the time to read the bible, view the given references, study the bible and talk with others about the bible bible study, and buy bible commentaries and study them.
Gods word for you is a free bible study site committed to bringing you teaching and studies firmly grounded in the bible, and the bibles answers to your questions. Ephesians bible study book includes smallgroup experiences for six sessions, weekly individual study opportunities, applicable scripture, how to use this study, and tips for leading a group. So, together with a bible to look up crossreferences, you have everything you need for your journey of discovery in ephesians. The uniqueness of ephesians among the epistles mark dever. Bible studies uses both basic and advanced bible study questions to help its readers to understand and apply the powerfuland glorious truths found in the book of ephesians 170 pages. This summary of scriptural text is also very useful for catholic sunday school lessons and roman catholic bible study at home. Over four hours of solid biblical teaching, recorded live during camp shoshanah 2010. Because the name ephesus is not mentioned in every early manuscript, some scholars believe the letter was an encyclical, intended to be circulated and read among all the churches in asia minor and was simply sent first to believers in ephesus. Enjoy and reflect on these blessings as they are explained here in the first chapter of the book of ephesians. The emphasis is upon christ rather than on the church.
Ephesians our blessings in christ importance this epistle was evidently addressed to the church in ephesus cf. In another study, or possibly studies knowing me, i have made mention of the fact that it would be useful for you to go and study the layout of the book of ephesians. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. Like other good book company products, ephesians is gospelcentered and ideal for church groups and families. Two books of the bible which the critic says cannot be understood are ephesians and revelation.
This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. Study guide for ephesians by chuck smith blue letter bible. A bible study in easyenglish 2800 word vocabulary on the book of ephesians. The good book company has a new guide to pauls letter to the ephesians by thabiti anyabwile, ephesians. If you are planning a small group study, you may want to add a week at the beginning to introduce the study method by completing the free online bible study workshop, and another week at the end for sharing. Ephesians free bible study commentary in simple english. The book of ephesians bible study by estuary elim church group. The book of ephesians is a survival manualit equips believers to thrive in a. To help folk learn what the bible is all about, i wrote a book called briefing the bible in which i attempted to give a helpful outline of every book in the bible. Paul had spent nearly three years in ephesus acts 19. Gods word for you is a free bible study site committed to bringing you teaching and studies firmly grounded in the bible, and the bible s answers to your questions. The bible, the old testament and new testament, is addressed to gods people. Although ephesians is one of the new testaments shortest books in terms of word countonly 6 chapters and 155 versesit is perhaps the most applicable to todays culture. The letter is addressed to the church in the city of ephesus, capital of the roman province of asia asia minor, modern turkey.
This book shows clearly how our entire christian walk comes from. This study is the first release in the following god through the bible series, and incorporates all of the application features readers have cherished since the. In the book of ephesians, we learn how the gospel creates a new multiethnic, covenant family of god, and affects our story and how we live every day as a body of new humanity unified in love. Epistle to the ephesians read the bible online bible study tools. Feel free to make copies of this for your personal use. Because the name ephesus is not mentioned in every early manuscript, some scholars believe the letter was an encyclical, intended to be circulated and read among all the churches in asia minor and was simply. The message of ephesians capitol hill baptist church. The fundamental principles of grace and mans responsibility to abide by gods laws are thoroughly revealed in the old testament. Gospel glimpses, wholebible connections, theology, practice, and more. So, if a christian wants to think carefully about what heshe believes and then walk out their beliefs, ephesians is an excellent book to study. For older versions of kindle, change azw3 to azw or mobi. Ephesians bible studies the gospel of john and the book. If you are leading this study on ephesians, i would encourage you to complete our guide for bible study leaders.966 1222 376 407 638 591 1050 493 1198 73 1243 1062 183 927 1000 7 953 996 723 121 867 949 229 1554 526 1187 535 640 789 428 390 448 1307 450 348 591 339 583