“Ephesians” by Edwin Jones Part 1

March 4th, 2020

March 4 2020 - Wednesday PM Bible Class

Edwin starts a study of the book of Ephesians.

 

Bible Chronology

 

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EPHESIANS

Purpose, Preparation, and Presentation

How to effectively teach the Bible

 

The Purpose of Ephesians

Why is this letter in the Bible?

  • The Narrative as a whole

    • Sin
    • Redemption
    • Discipleship
    • Heaven
  • The Church
    • Ephesians is commonly recognized as the "The Church Epistle"
    • Chapters 1-3 primarily deal with what God has done "in Christ".
    • Chapters 4-6 primarily deal with the response the church is therefore to make

Preparation, "IN CHRIST"

  • Chapter 1

    • V.1 - the faithful
    • V.3 - every spiritual blessing
    • V.4 - God's choice of us
    • V.6 - God's grace
    • V.7 - redemption
    • V.9 - the purposed 'mystery' of God's will
    • v.10 - the summing up of all things
    • v.10, 11 - our inheritance
    • v.12 - hope
    • v.13 - the seal of the Holy Spirit
    • v.15 - our faith
    • v.17 - a spirit of wisdom and revelation
    • v.20 - the working of God's might (raising Jesus from the dead).

 

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